Get your dance shoes ready. The Kids from FAME are reuniting for a 2019 U.K reunion in May.
UPDATE: Liverpool is the city where all the action takes place. Two concerts are scheduled for The Auditorium at the The Echo Arena on Sunday, May 5, 2019 at 7:30 p.m. and Monday, May 6, 2019 at 3:00 p.m. local time.
In addition to the concerts, the whole weekend will host the “FAME Family Experience” convention, which starts on Friday May 3, 2019. General tickets go on sale to the general public on Friday, Sept. 7. Concert tickets can be purchased directly from the venue or from Eventim.
All profits will be donated to Claire House Children’s Hospice.
Members of the cast that thrilled audiences, particularly in England, will perform many of the songs from the show.
Confirmed appearances include Cynthia Gibb (Holly Laird), Lee Curreri (Bruno Martelli), Nia Peeples (Nicole Chapman) ,P.R. Paul (Montgomery McNeil, Valerie Landsburg (Doris Schwarz), Jessie Borrego (Jessie Velasquez), and Carlo Imperarto (Danny Amatullo).
It’s amazing to be able to reveal that the fabulous fourth cast member to jump on board the Fame Express is none other than the magical Lee Curreri! Lee played the shy and sensitive musical genius Bruno Martelli in seasons 1-3 #daretodream #fameukreunion https://t.co/BpIKxX4TCV
— FameUK Reunion (@FameUKReunion) August 1, 2018
Erica Gimpel (Coco Hernandez) has been announced as the eighth and final cast member. UPDATE: Erica had to cancel her appearance.
Loretta Chandler (Dutsy Tyler), who appeared for two seasons on “FAME,” has been named as one of the special guests at the Fame Family Experience. She will be singing songs from the show at the Welcome Party on May 4, as well as taking photos and signing autographs.
Did you hear the news Loretta Chandler who played Dutsy Tyler for 2 seasons on "Fame" will be one of the special Guests at the Fame Family Experience Convention.
— FameUK Reunion (@FameUKReunion) November 2, 2018
On Sunday May 5, Loretta will participate in “a special Q&A session about her time on the show.”
And, at the Goodbye Meal, Chandler will be the special quest of honour. Anyone who buys a ticket for the meal will be entered into a draw to sit a Loretta’s table during the event.
UPDATE: Carol Mayo Jenkins (Elizabeth Sherwood), “cannot be in the U.K. but will exclusively answer fan questions which will be shown during the events day.”
Other special quests will be announced shortly. Check back here to see who else will at appear at the 2019 FAME U.K. Reunion.
The Kids from FAME previously reunited last year in Los Angeles for the show’s 35th anniversary and in 2011, performing in Italy.