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FLASHDANCE THE MUSICAL Coming to Broadway in Fall 2012

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According to the NY Times, producers have confirmed that a fully reworked version of FLASHDANCE, which opened in the West End in 2010, is headed to Broadway in Fall 2012. Producer Thomas Viertel told NYT: "We felt we'd learned enough from the London production to re-work the show substantially and then perhaps take it out on tour, but then we did a table reading of the new script this fall and felt we had the makings of a solid Broadway show. It was a Lazarus-like moment."

Broadway veteran Sergio Trujillo will direct and choreograph the project, which is set for New York readings this winter before an out-of-town tryout. 

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Written by Tom Hedley and Robert Cary, with music by Robbie Roth, lyrics by Robert Cary and Robbie Roth, Flashdance The Musical is based on the Paramount Pictures film: screenplay by Tom Hedley and Joe Eszterhas, story by Tom Hedley.

Set in Pittsburgh, USA, Flashdance The Musical tells the story of 18-year old Alex, a welder by day and 'flashdancer' by night, whose dream is to obtain a place at the prestigious Shipley Dance Academy. This musical about holding on to your dreams and love against all the odds features an iconic score including Maniac, Manhunt, Gloria, I Love Rock and Roll and the Academy award-winning title track Flashdance -What a Feeling.

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