STAGE TUBE: FLASHDANCE's Dequina Moore, Dani Spieler and Haley Hannah Perform on Local TV in Memphis
FLASHDANCE - THE MUSICAL, the stage adaptation of the 1983 hit film that defined a generation, opened at The Orpheum Theatre September 19 and is running through 25. Check out the video below of a performance on Channel 3 Memphis!
Celebrating its 30th Anniversary, the pop culture phenomenon of FLASHDANCE is now live on stage. 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.
FLASHDANCE-THE MUSICAL features a score that includes the biggest hit songs from the movie, including the Academy Award-winning title song "Flashdance - What a Feeling," "Maniac," and "Manhunt." In addition to these hits, 16 hot new songs have been written for the musical with music by Robbie Roth and lyrics by Robert Cary and Robbie Roth.
Joining Jillian Mueller as Alex and Matthew Hydzik as Nick are Haley Hannah as Tess, Dani Spieleras 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 Carleigh Bettiol, Derek Carley, Ryan Carlson, Lynorris Evans, Charlene Hoffman, Jarvis McKinley, Doreen Montavlo, Ariela Morgenstern, Shane Ohmer, Austin Owen, Kristin Piro, Katelyn Prominski, Angelo Soriano, Lawrence E. Street, and Kamille Upshaw.
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, which will begin performances on Broadway for an open-ended engagement.
Tickets are on sale now. Ticket prices range from $20 to $90 and are available for purchase online at the official Orpheum Theatre website, www.orpheum-memphis.com, The Orpheum Box Office (901.525.3000), the ticket counter at The Booksellers at Laurelwood, and all Ticketmaster centers (901.743.ARTS). Group orders of 10 or more may be placed by calling Sinclaire Montgomery at 901.529.4226.