Disco fever! Fontbonne students put on “Saturday Night Fever” musical

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By Caroline Spivack

Brooklyn Daily

They were dancing, yeeeah!

Students at Fontbonne Hall Academy performed a funky rendition of the disco-drama that put Bay Ridge on the map, the 1977 film “Saturday Night Fever.”

More than a dozen teens with the drama club of the Shore Road school near 99th Street transported audiences to ’70s Southern Brooklyn with bell bottoms, slicked-back hair, and sets that infused elements of the nabe — including projections of storefronts and a handcrafted hunk of the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge.

Performances ran from May 5-7. The proceeds will go toward supporting the arts at the academy.

Reach reporter Caroline Spivack at cspivack@cnglocal.com or by calling (718) 260–2523. Follow her on Twitter @carolinespivack.

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