FLASHDANCE National Tour to Play Marcus Center For The Performing Arts, 3/4-9
FLASHDANCE - THE MUSICAL, the stage adaptation of the 1983 hit film that defined a generation, will perform at the Marcus Center for the Performing Arts on March 4-9. Tickets will go on sale this Sunday, December 8 at 12:00 pm. Ticket prices range from $30 to $85 and will be available at the Marcus Center box office at 929 North Water Street, Downtown Milwaukee, all Ticketmaster outlets, by visiting MarcusCenter.org or by calling 414-273-7206. Group orders of 10 or more may be placed by calling 414-273-7121 ext. 210 or 213. This engagement is part of the BMO Harris Bank Broadway at the Marcus Center and Broadway Across America-Milwaukee series.
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, Ginna Claire Mason as Gloria, Dequina Moore as Kiki, Jo Ann Cunningham as Hannah, David R. Gordon as Jimmy, Matthew Henerson as Harry and Christian Whelan in the role of C.C.
Also joining the company are Erika Amato, Mackenzie Bell, Carleigh Bettiol, Derek Carley, Ryan Carlson, Lynorris Evans, Haley Hannah, Charlene Hoffman, Jarvis McKinley, Doreen Montavlo, Austin Owen, Prominski, Angelo Soriano, Dani Spieler, Lawrence E. Street, Kamille Upshaw, and Blake Zelesnikar.
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 March 4 through 9 at the Marcus Center. Performances are Tuesday through Thursday at 7:30 pm, Friday through Saturday at 8:00 pm and Sunday at 6:30 pm with matinees Saturday at 2:00 pm and Sunday at 1:00 pm.