FLASHDANCE to Make Toronto Premiere at Ed Mirvish Theatre, 5/27-6/8
FLASHDANCE - THE MUSICAL, the stage adaptation of the 1983 hit film that defined a generation, will perform at the Ed Mirvish Theatre on May 27 through June 8, 2014. Tickets will go on sale Wednesday March 5. Ticket prices range from $36 to $130. Tickets are available online at www.mirvish.com, or by calling TicketKing at 416-872-1212. Group orders of 12 or more may be placed by calling 416-593-4142 or 1-800-724-6420.
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.
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 (Arrabal, 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).
Flashdance - The Musical will play May 27 through June 8, 2014 at the Ed Mirvish Theatre.
BroadwayWorld first broke news that Flashdance would play Toronto earlier this week.