Joseph Rowntree students getting a taste of Fame

Joseph Rowntree students getting a taste of Fame

Pupils at Joseph Rowntrees school who are taking part in Fame! complete with an original New York taxi with over a million miles on the clock

The production will be showing at the school for three nights next month

The production will be showing at the school for three nights next month

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REHEARSALS are underway for Fame! involving a cast of more than 60 dancers, musicians and actors from a York school.

Senior students from year 9 and above at Joseph Rowntree School, in New Earswick, are gearing up for this summer's production which will take to the stage for performances from July 9 to 11.

Rachael Clarke, head of performing arts, has hired a real vintage New York Yellow Taxi for the occasion, which will greet audiences as they arrive for the show at the school's Vaudeville Theatre.

Elaine Armstrong, assistant headteacher, said: " This looks so exciting and as ever tickets will sell very quickly.

"Fame follows on from the sell-out whole school production of Jesus Christ Superstar in February, and is the eighth major show from the Performing Arts Faculty at the school."

Tickets, costing £7 for adults and £5.50 concessions, are available from the school, telephone 01904 552100.

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