Flashdance News and Updates
Celebrate 30 years of pop phenomenon, Flashdance, by seeing it for the first time live on stage! Flashdance the Musical tells the story of young Alex Owens, a bar dancer who works at a steel factory in Pittsburgh. The talented 18 year-old dreams of escaping the hardship of her life by getting into a distinguished conservatory and one day becoming a professional dancer. This inspired story has captivated audiences for decades, so put on your leotards and legwarmers, because Flashdance the Musical is coming to a town near you!
This 80s adaptation will have you feeling nostalgic all night long. Hear some of music's most unforgettable hits, including Oscar winning "What A Feeling," "Maniac," "Gloria," "Manhunt" and "I Love Rock & Roll" when this production rolls into town. The show originally opened three years ago across the pond in West End, but 2014's edition has been reimagined for an extensive US tour and eventual Broadway run for the first time ever. Flashdance the Musical will hit Milwaukee (until 3/9), Boston (3/11-23), Providence (3/25-30), Cleveland (4/1-13), Greenville (4/24-27), Hershey (4/29-5/4), Vancouver (11/11-16), Calgary (11/18-23) and Edmonton (11/25-30).
The writer of the playbook is Tom Hedley (co-writer of the original movie screenplay), with Tony Award-winning direction and choreography by Sergio Trujillo, and music & lyrics by Robert Cary and Robbie Roth. With such gifted people directing this musical, it's sure to win over your heart just like the classic film. Flashdance is brimming with electrifying singing and the most enchanting dancing you'll see this year, so get your tickets now!