Tickets to FLASHDANCE THE MUSICAL's Run at Aronoff Center on Sale Tomorrow
FLASHDANCE - THE MUSICAL, the stage adaptation of the 1983 hit film that defined a generation, will perform at the Aronoff Center, October 29 - November 10, 2013 as part of the Fifth Third Bank Broadway in Cincinnati 13/14 Season. Tickets will go on sale Friday, September 6 at 9AM. Ticket prices start at $28 and will be available at the Aronoff Center Box Office downtown at 650 Walnut Street, online at CincinnatiArts.org or by phone at 513.621.ARTS. Group orders of ten or more may be placed by calling 513.369.4363.
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.
Joining Jillian Mueller as Alex and Corey Mach as Nick are Alison Ewing as Tess, Kelly Felthous as Gloria, Dequina Moore as Kiki, Jo Ann Cunninghamas Hannah, David R. Gordon as Jimmy, Matthew Henerson as Harry and Christian Whelan in the role of C.C.
Also joining the company are Carleigh Bettiol, Derek Carley, Ryan Carlson, Lynorris Evans, Haley Hannah, Charlene Hoffman, Jarvis McKinley, Doreen Montavlo, Ariela Morgenstern, Shane Ohmer, Austin Owen, Kristin Piro, Katelyn Prominski, Angelo Soriano, Dani Spieler, Lawrence E. Street, and Kamille Upshaw.
Cincinnati native Shane Ohmer plays the role of a ballet dancer in FLASHDANCE and is a member of the ensemble. He is a graduate of Cincinnati's School for Creative and Performing Arts and has performed as the Lead in Rasta Thomas' Rock the Ballet for two years around the world, Les Grand Ballet Canadiens, River North Chicago Dance Company, Pacific Northwest Ballet. He has also been a guest artist/teacher for companies around the world.
Celebrating its 30th Anniversary, the original Paramount Pictures film was a worldwide smash hit that became 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," "I Love Rock & 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 Robbie Roth.
Directed and choreographed by Sergio Trujillo (Jersey Boys, Memphis, The Addams Family), FLASHDANCE features a book by Robert Cary and Tom Hedley(co-writer of the original screenplay with Joe Eszterhas),
In addition to the US touring company, a Second Company will be assembled for the creatively reworked production of FLASHDANCE on Broadway for an open-ended engagement. Flashdance - The Musical will play the Aronoff Center from October 29 - November 10, 2013: Tuesday - Thursday at 7:30PM, Friday at 8:00PM, Saturday at 2:00PM and 8:00PM and Sunday at 1:00PM and 6:30PM. Tickets for Flashdance - The Musical start at $28. They are available at the Aronoff Center Box Office downtown at 650 Walnut Street, online at CincinnatiArts.org or by phone at 513.621.ARTS. For groups of 10 or more, contact the group sales department at 513.369.4363. Performance schedule, prices and cast are subject to change without notice. For more information, please visitwww.BroadwayInCincinnati.com or www.flashdancethemusical.com.