FLASHDANCE - THE MUSICAL to Play Morrison Center, 10/21-23
FLASHDANCE - THE MUSICAL, the stage adaptation of the 1983 hit film that defined a generation, will perform at the Morrison Center on October 21-23, 2014. Tickets will go on sale Friday, August 15, 2014 at 10:00 AM. Ticket prices range from $37.50 to $57.50 and will be available at the Morrison Center Box Office, by visiting MorrisonCenter.com, or by calling 208-426-1110.
With electrifying dance at its core, FLASHDANCE - THE MUSICAL tells the inspiring and unforgettable story of Alex Owens, a Pittsburgh steel mill welder by day and a bar dancer by night with dreams of one day becoming a professional performer. When romance with her steel mill boss threatens to complicate her ambitions, Alex learns the meaning of love and its power to fuel the pursuit of her dream.
The original Paramount Pictures film was a worldwide smash hit that become a pop culture phenomenon, grossing over $150 million and featuring a Grammy Award-winning soundtrack. FLASHDANCE - THE MUSICAL features a score including the hit songs from the movie, all of which became Top Ten hits on the radio around the world, including the Academy Award-winning title song "Flashdance - What a Feeling," "Maniac," "Gloria," "Manhunt," and "I Love Rock 'N' Roll." In addition to these hits, 16 brand new songs have been written for the stage with music by Robbie Roth and lyrics by Robert Cary and Roth.
Brad Rouse, Edgar Godineaux and Natalie Caruncho will recreate award-winner Sergio Trujillo's (Jersey Boys, Memphis, The Addams Family) direction and choreography. FLASHDANCE features a book by Robert Cary and Tom Hedley (co-writer of the original screenplay with Joe Eszterhas).
FLASHDANCE premiered in Pittsburgh, PA on January 3, 2013 and has played over 40 cities across North America. The Atlanta Journal Constitution hailed it "an astonishing musical spectacle," while Michigan Live dubbed FLASHDANCE "A super-sexy blockbuster!"
For more information, please visit www.flashdancethemusical.com