Jillian Mueller, Corey Mach and More Star in FLASHDANCE - THE MUSICAL at Music Circus, Beg. Tonight
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, 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.
Tickets for Flashdance - The Musical range from $21 to $88, and are available by calling (916) 557-1999 or at the Wells Fargo Pavilion Box Office, 1419 H Street, Sacramento. Tickets are also available at the Convention Center Box Office, 1301 L St., Sacramento, by calling (916) 808-5181, or online at www.Tickets.com (convenience fees apply to online ticket purchases). Group orders of 10 or more tickets may be placed by calling (916) 557-1198.
Evening performances are Tuesday, Feb. 4 through Saturday, Feb. 8 at 8 p.m.; matinee performances are Thursday, Feb. 6, Saturday, Feb. 8, and Sunday, Feb. 9 at 2 p.m. Community Center Theater is located at 1301 L Street in Sacramento. For more information: www.BroadwaySacramento.com.
Joining Jillian Mueller as Alex and Corey Mach as Nick are Alison Ewing as Tess, Ginna Claire Mason as Gloria, Dequina Moore as Kiki, Madeleine Doherty as Hannah, David R. Gordon as Jimmy, Steve Greenstein as Harry and Christian Whelan in the role of C.C.
Also joining the company are Erika Amato, Matt Anctil, Ashley Arcement, Mackenzie Bell, Carleigh Bettiol, Derek Carley, Ryan Carlson, Haley Hannah, Charlene Hoffman, Jarvis McKinley, Doreen Montavlo, Shane Ohmer, Austin Owen, Katelyn Prominski, Angelo Soriano, 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," and "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 - The Musical 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 - The Musical on Broadway for an open-ended engagement.