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Sunday, Aug. 9, 2009

Tonight @ Sunset Playhouse, 2 p.m.

The story behind David De Silva and Alan Parker’s 1980 film Fame, about high school kids hoping for a big break on stage, proved so popular that it’s been adapted into a long-running TV series, then a stage musical, then a flash-in-the-pan reality TV show, and has arguably served as the basis for Disney’s hit High School Musical franchise. Later this summer, Fame returns to the big screen yet again, but first the Sunset Playhouse...
Thursday, Aug. 6, 2009

Tonight @ Sunset Playhouse, 8 p.m.

The story behind David De Silva and Alan Parker’s 1980 film Fame, about high school kids hoping for a big break on stage, proved so popular that it’s been adapted into a long-running TV series, then a stage musical, then a flash-in-the-pan reality TV show, and has arguably served as the basis for Disney’s hit High School Musical franchise. Later this summer, Fame returns to the big screen yet again, but first the Sunset Playhouse in...
Sunday, July 26, 2009

Today @ Sunset Playhouse, 2 and 7 p.m.

The story behind David De Silva and Alan Parker’s 1980 film Fame, about high school kids hoping for a big break on stage, proved so popular that it’s been adapted into a long-running TV series, then a stage musical, then a flash-in-the-pan reality TV show, and has arguably served as the basis for Disney’s hit High School Musical franchise. Later this summer, Fame returns to the big screen yet again, but first the Sunset Playhouse in Elm...
Saturday, July 25, 2009

Tonight @ Sunset Playhouse, 8 p.m.

The story behind David De Silva and Alan Parker’s 1980 film Fame, about high school kids hoping for a big break on stage, proved so popular that it’s been adapted into a long-running TV series, then a stage musical, then a flash-in-the-pan reality TV show, and has arguably served as the basis for Disney’s hit High School Musical franchise. Later this summer...
Sunday, July 19, 2009

Tonight @ Sunset Playhouse, 2 p.m.

The story behind David De Silva and Alan Parker’s 1980 film Fame, about high school kids hoping for a big break on stage, proved so popular that it’s been adapted into a long-running TV series, then a stage musical, then a flash-in-the-pan reality TV show, and has arguably served as the basis for Disney’s hit High School Musical franchise. Later this summer, Fame returns to the big screen yet again, but first the Sunset Playhouse in Elm Grove offers...
Saturday, July 18, 2009

Tonight @ Sunset Playhouse, 8 p.m.

The story behind David De Silva and Alan Parker’s 1980 film Fame, about high school kids hoping for a big break on stage, proved so popular that it’s been adapted into a long-running TV series, then a stage musical, then a flash-in-the-pan reality TV show, and has arguably served as the basis for Disney’s hit High School Musical franchise. Later this summer, Fame returns to the big screen...
Friday, July 17, 2009

Tonight @ Sunset Playhouse, 8 p.m.

The story behind David De Silva and Alan Parker’s 1980 film Fame, about high school kids hoping for a big break on stage, proved so popular that it’s been adapted into a long-running TV series, then a stage musical, then a flash-in-the-pan reality TV show, and has arguably served as the basis for Disney’s hit High School Musical franchise. Later this summer, Fame returns to the big screen yet again, but first the Sunset Playhouse in Elm Grove...
07.16.2009 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Russ Bickerstaff
When a movie gets adapted into a stage musical, which is then turned into a musical movie, (The Producers, Hairspray, etc.) it kind of feels like the entertainment industry is eating itself—like big money is playing it so safe with its ideas that they’ve become inbred. But when a movie gets turned into a long-running TV series, then a stage musical, then gets adapted into a short-lived reality...
12.20.2008 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By David Luhrssen
It�s a time of upheaval and uncertainty: the values of recent years have been exposed as without value, debt is no longer cool and consequence free, our captains of finance are crooks, our polished philanthropists are arrogant chiselers. Headlines are dire. In this climate, when America goes to the movies, it doesn�t want the glum depression favored by some film festival programmers or ev...

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