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Communique: Second Star Theatre Teen Program Presents "Fame"

Mathis Turner, Izzy Gordon, Maggie Stone

Wilmington's newest theatre company, Second Star Theatre, just opened its first show a few weeks ago-the musical The Last 5 Years. The group's second endeavor comes close on its heels: Fame the Musicalby the Second Star Teen Program, running November 25-December 4 at Dreams Garage. Actors Maggie Stone and Mathis Turner plus director Izzy Gorden joined us. The show is being produced by teenagers with some mentorship by adults. For director Izzy Gorden, that mentor is David Loudermilk, former Artistic Director of Thalian Association. Listen to Stone, Turner, and Gorden talk about the experience of putting on a show with a group of teens in leadership roles.

Second Star Theatre presents "Fame, the Musical" at Dreams Garage. Friday & Saturday, 11/25 & 26 at 7:30pm. Sunday, 11/27 at 3:00pm. Friday, 12/2 at 9:30am. Saturday, 12/3 at 7:30. Sunday, 12/4 at 3:00pm.

WEB EXTRA: Here is the interview we had with Christian Dionne and Matt McKenna about Second Star's first production:  

LiSTEN to Christian Dionne and Matt McKenna talk about "The Last Five Years" by Jason Robert Brown

Credit Izzy Gordon
"Fame" rehearsal