FLASHDANCE – THE MUSICAL Plays Kennedy Center December 2013, Opens Christmas Day

Flashdance-the-Musical-TourFlashdance the Musical will play at the Eisenhower Theater at the Kennedy Center from December 25, 2013, through January 19, 2014.  For tickets, visit the Kennedy Center’s website.

From the Press Release:

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 boasts a score that includes the biggest hit songs from the movie, including the Academy Award–winning title song “Flashdance — What a Feeling” as well as “Maniac,” “Manhunt,” and “I Love Rock and Roll”.  In addition to these hits, 16 brand new songs have been written for the musical, with music by Robbie Roth and lyrics by Robert Cary and Robbie Roth.  Flashdance–The Musical also features a book by Tom Hedley (co-writer of the original screenplay) and Robert Cary, with direction and choreography by Sergio Trujillo (Jersey Boys, Memphis).

Contains some adult situations and content; recommended for age 13 and up.

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