Celebrating the hit movie's 30th anniversary, this inspiring stage musical adaptation includes all your favorite songs, from "Flashdance--What a Feeling" and "Maniac" to "I Love Rock and Roll," plus 16 original songs!
- Dec. 25, 2013 - Jan. 19, 2014
- Eisenhower Theater
- 2 hours, 30 minutes
- $45.00 - $150.00
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"AN ASTONISHING MUSICAL SPECTACLE! Superbly choreographed. A pulsating, electronic score of old hits and new material."
--Atlanta Journal Constitution
"VIBRANT, COLORFUL, OVER-THE-TOP DANCE FUN!"
--Pittsburgh Tribune Review
Just released! A small number of limited view side orchestra seats are now available. Call InstantCharge or visit the Box Office to purchase (not available online).
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
Performance Timing: Act I - 70 min.; Intermission - 20 min.; Act II - 55 min.
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New Year's Eve Grand Foyer Party - 10:30 p.m. - 12:30 a.m.
Welcome 2014 with music and dancing in the Grand Foyer. D.C. swing aficionados, The Tom Cunningham Orchestra, entertain from 10:30 to 11:30 p.m. They are followed, from 11:30 p.m. to 12:30 a.m., by Lady, whose sound unites the mellowness and pop flair of 60s soul with the driving beat of hip-hop and the silky rhythms of modern R&B. There's a big balloon countdown to midnight. FREE for all patrons with any December 31 evening performance tickets or Roof Terrace Restaurant receipt from that evening.
Watch and Listen
Celebrating the hit movie's 30th anniversary, this inspiring stage musical adaptation includes all your favorite songs, from "Flashdance--What a Feeling" and "Maniac" to "Gloria" and "I Love Rock and Roll," plus 16 original songs!
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