Annual student-run talent show takes the stage April 26 and 27

The annual Fayetteville-Manlius High School student-run talent show, Showboat, will take place in the high school auditorium 7 p.m. Friday, April 26, and Saturday, April 27.

Tickets are $6 and general admission. Tickets may be purchased online or at the door starting at 6 p.m. the night of each show. Please arrive early to get tickets and select seats.

Showboat includes a cappella, bands, a wide variety of dances, comedy, vocal duets, instrumental performances, step routines and magic tricks. Students run the lights, audio and backstage action. About 150 students will perform.

Proceeds will be donated to the Fayetteville-Manlius A Better Chance House (ABC House). A Better Chance is a national non-profit organization that identifies and recruits academically talented and motivated students of color from disadvantaged school districts and places them in outstanding public, independent and private high schools across the United States, according to the program’s website.

Fayetteville-Manlius A Better Chance students live in a group-home setting and attend F-M High School where they are enrolled in an advanced college prep curriculum.