FLASH DANCE The Musical U.S. National Tour Makes Philadelphia Premiere at Academy of Music, Nov. 19-24
FLASHDANCE - THE MUSICAL, the stage adaptation of the 1983 hit film that defined a generation, will perform at the Acacdemy of Music on Nov. 19 - 24 as part of the new BROADWAY PHILADELPHIA season presented collaboratively by the KimMel Center for the Performing Arts and The Shubert Organization. The official press opening is Tuesday, Nov. 19 at 7:30 p.m. The official press opening is Tuesday, Nov. 19 at 7:30 p.m.
Ticket prices range from $20 to $105.50 and can be purchased by calling 215-731-3333, online at kimmelcenter.org/broadway, at the KimMel Center box office, Broad & Spruce streets (open daily 10 am to 6 pm) or at the Academy of Music box office, Broad & Locust streets, (open during performances only). Groups of 10 or more will receive discounts for select performances by calling 215-790-5883 or 866-276-2947. Performances include: Tuesday - Thursday evening at 7:30 p.m.; Friday & Saturday evening at 8 p.m.; Sunday evening at 6:30 p.m.; and matinees Saturday at 2 p.m. and Sunday at 1 p.m.
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.