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BWW Reviews: FLASHDANCE Brings Back the Excess of the 1980s
by Paul Hyde - Apr 25, 2014

Remember 1980s pop culture? Loud, garish and a bit tawdry? "Flashdance - The Musical" brings back all the tacky excess of that decade. (more...)

BWW Reviews: PPAC Flashes Back to the '80s with Touring FLASHDANCE: THE MUSICAL
by Robert Barossi - Mar 26, 2014

When adapting movies into Broadway musicals, it certainly helps to start with a movie that revolves around singing and dancing. Or, at least, a movie that includes some kind of singing or dancing as a major part of the story or plot. That way, adding more singing and dancing should at least have a solid, logical starting point. It would seem, then, that the movie Flashdance is a perfect choice. It's right there in the title. The whole movie revolves around…wait for it…dance! Unfortunately, the Broadway touring production that is visiting PPAC takes a promising start and turns it into a long, bloated and mostly boring slog through two hours at the theater. (more...)

BWW Review: FLASHDANCE: More Flicker Than Flame
by Nancy Grossman - Mar 14, 2014

FLASHDANCE - THE MUSICAL delivers on its promise of electrifying dance, but its story is forgettable and fails to inspire. (more...)

Jillian Mueller, Corey Mach and More Star in FLASHDANCE - THE MUSICAL at Music Circus, Beg. Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Feb 04, 2014

Flashdance - The Musical, the stage adaptation of the 1983 hit film that defined a generation, will run at the Community Center Theater from tonight, February 4 - 9, 2014. (more...)

Jillian Mueller, Corey Mach and More to Star in FLASHDANCE - THE MUSICAL at Music Circus, 2/4-9
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2014

Flashdance - The Musical, the stage adaptation of the 1983 hit film that defined a generation, will run at the Community Center Theater from February 4 - 9, 2014, as part of California Musical Theatre's Broadway Sacramento 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. (more...)

Julie Goldman/Lady Gentleman, SHOWGASM and More Set for Ars Nova, March-April 2013
by BWW News Desk - Mar 07, 2013

Ars Nova announces a March and April lineup featuring exciting new comedy, music and theater programming. (more...)

Julie Goldman/Lady Gentleman, SHOWGASM and More Set for Ars Nova, March-April 2013
by BWW News Desk - Mar 05, 2013

Ars Nova announces a March and April lineup featuring exciting new comedy, music and theater programming. (more...)

Goodspeed's SOMETHING'S AFOOT Raises $12,135 for BC/EFA!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 10, 2012

Over the last two weeks, the cast and crew of Something's Afoot had been collecting donations for Broadway Cares. The team raised an unprecedented amount for the fall collection: $12,135.00. Check out the cast photo below! (more...)

Goodspeed Announces Killer Cast for SOMETHING’S AFOOT, Running Through 12/9!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 08, 2012

Find out if the butler did it when Goodspeed Musicals brings intrigue and amusement to the Opera House stage with its production of the musical whodunit SOMETHING'S AFOOT. This hilarious musical send-up of Agatha Christie-style stumpers will complete Goodspeed's 2012 season, running from October 5 - December 9 at the Goodspeed Opera House. (more...)

BWW TV: 'Behind the Screams' of Goodspeed's SOMETHING'S AFOOT - Video Blog #9
by BroadwayWorld TV - Dec 05, 2012

Find out if the butler did it when Goodspeed Musicals brings intrigue and amusement to the Opera House stage with its production of the musical whodunit Something's Afoot. This hilarious musical send-up of Agatha Christie-style stumpers will complete Goodspeed's 2012 season, now running through December 9 at the Goodspeed Opera House in East Haddam, Conn. Something's Afoot will be sponsored by Webster Bank and Connecticut Light and Power. (more...)

BWW TV: 'Behind the Screams' of Goodspeed's SOMETHING'S AFOOT - Video Blog #8
by BroadwayWorld TV - Nov 21, 2012

Find out if the butler did it when Goodspeed Musicals brings intrigue and amusement to the Opera House stage with its production of the musical whodunit Something's Afoot. This hilarious musical send-up of Agatha Christie-style stumpers will complete Goodspeed's 2012 season, now running through December 9 at the Goodspeed Opera House in East Haddam, Conn. Something's Afoot will be sponsored by Webster Bank and Connecticut Light and Power. (more...)

BWW TV: 'Behind the Screams' of Goodspeed's SOMETHING'S AFOOT - Video Blog #7
by BroadwayWorld TV - Nov 14, 2012

Find out if the butler did it when Goodspeed Musicals brings intrigue and amusement to the Opera House stage with its production of the musical whodunit Something's Afoot. This hilarious musical send-up of Agatha Christie-style stumpers will complete Goodspeed's 2012 season, now running through December 9 at the Goodspeed Opera House in East Haddam, Conn. Something's Afoot will be sponsored by Webster Bank and Connecticut Light and Power. (more...)

Wesley Taylor, Natalie Charlé Ellis and Matt DeAngelis Lead NYTB Benefits Sandy Today, 11/12
by BWW News Desk - Nov 12, 2012

New York Theatre Barn will present new work by Chicago starlit writers Joe Kinosian and Kellen Blair, and fresh voice Alexander Sage Oyen at a special installment of its new works platform NYTB in the D-Lounge tonight, November 12 as a benefit for Hurricane Sandy relief and recovery, NYTB Benefits Sandy. (more...)

Wesley Taylor, Natalie Charlé Ellis and Matt DeAngelis to Lead NYTB Benefits Sandy, 11/12
by BWW News Desk - Nov 09, 2012

New York Theatre Barn will present new work by Chicago starlit writers Joe Kinosian and Kellen Blair, and fresh voice Alexander Sage Oyen at a special installment of its new works platform NYTB in the D-Lounge on November 12 as a benefit for Hurricane Sandy relief and recovery, NYTB Benefits Sandy. (more...)

BWW TV: 'Behind the Screams' of Goodspeed's SOMETHING'S AFOOT - Video Blog #6
by BroadwayWorld TV - Nov 08, 2012

Find out if the butler did it when Goodspeed Musicals brings intrigue and amusement to the Opera House stage with its production of the musical whodunit Something's Afoot. This hilarious musical send-up of Agatha Christie-style stumpers will complete Goodspeed's 2012 season, now running through December 9 at the Goodspeed Opera House in East Haddam, Conn. Something's Afoot will be sponsored by Webster Bank and Connecticut Light and Power. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Inside SOMETHING'S AFOOT's Opening Curtain Call
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Oct 25, 2012

Find out if the butler did it when Goodspeed Musicals brings intrigue and amusement to the Opera House stage with its production of the musical whodunit Something's Afoot. This hilarious musical send-up of Agatha Christie-style stumpers will complete Goodspeed's 2012 season, now running through December 9 at the Goodspeed Opera Housein East Haddam, Conn. Something's Afoot will be sponsored by Webster Bank and Connecticut Light and Power. Check out photos from the opening night curtain call below! (more...)

BWW TV: 'Behind the Screams' of Goodspeed's SOMETHING'S AFOOT - Video Blog #5
by BroadwayWorld TV - Oct 25, 2012

Find out if the butler did it when Goodspeed Musicals brings intrigue and amusement to the Opera House stage with its production of the musical whodunit Something's Afoot. This hilarious musical send-up of Agatha Christie-style stumpers will complete Goodspeed's 2012 season, now running through December 9 at the Goodspeed Opera House in East Haddam, Conn. Something's Afoot will be sponsored by Webster Bank and Connecticut Light and Power. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Liz Pearce, Khris Lewin, Ed Dixon and More in Goodspeed's SOMETHING'S AFOOT
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2012

Find out if the butler did it when Goodspeed Musicals brings intrigue and amusement to the Opera House stage with its production of the musical whodunit Something's Afoot. This hilarious musical send-up of Agatha Christie-style stumpers will complete Goodspeed's 2012 season, now running through December 9 at the Goodspeed Opera House in East Haddam, Conn. Something's Afoot will be sponsored by Webster Bank and Connecticut Light and Power. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the the production shots below. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Liz Pearce, Khris Lewin and More in Opening Night of Goodspeed's SOMETHING'S AFOOT
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2012

Find out if the butler did it when Goodspeed Musicals brings intrigue and amusement to the Opera House stage with its production of the musical whodunit Something's Afoot. This hilarious musical send-up of Agatha Christie-style stumpers will complete Goodspeed's 2012 season, now running through December 9 at the Goodspeed Opera House in East Haddam, Conn. Something's Afoot will be sponsored by Webster Bank and Connecticut Light and Power. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the opening night shots below. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: First Look at Liz Pearce, Ed Dixon and More in Goodspeed's SOMETHING'S AFOOT - Highlights!
by Stage Tube - Oct 24, 2012

Find out if the butler did it when Goodspeed Musicals brings intrigue and amusement to the Opera House stage with its production of the musical whodunit Something's Afoot. This hilarious musical send-up of Agatha Christie-style stumpers will complete Goodspeed's 2012 season, now running through December 9 at the Goodspeed Opera House in East Haddam, Conn. Something's Afoot will be sponsored by Webster Bank and Connecticut Light and Power. BroadwayWorld has a first look at highlights from the show below. (more...)

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