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New musical based on the 1983 movie of the same name to play in Central Massachusetts.
Worcester, MA (PRWEB) August 17, 2014
Generously sponsored by UniBank, FLASHDANCE: THE MUSICAL® the stage adaptation of the 1983 hit film that defined a generation, will perform at The Hanover Theatre for the Performing Arts in Worcester from February 13-15. Tickets are currently on sale to members of The Hanover Theatre and go on sale to the public on Tuesday, September 16 at 10AM. Tickets can be purchased online at TheHanoverTheatre.org, by phone at 877.571.SHOW (7469), or at The Hanover Theatre box office located at 2 Southbridge Street in downtown Worcester.
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.
Joining Sydney Morton as Alex and Corey Mach as Nick are Kyra Da Costa as Kiki, Ginna Claire Mason as Gloria, Kyli Rae as Tess, 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, Derek Carley, Whitney Cooper, Noah Gouldsmith, Haley Hannah, Charlene Hoffman, Jarvis McKinley, Doreen Montavlo, 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, 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 features a book by Robert Cary and Tom Hedley (co-writer of the original screenplay with Joe Eszterhas).
Tickets to FLASHDANCE: THE MUSICAL are $44, $54, $64 and $74* with a 10% discount available for members, groups of 10 or more, corporate partners, and WOO Card holders. Tickets are available online at TheHanoverTheatre.org, by phone at 877.571.SHOW (7469), or at The Hanover Theatre box office located at 2 Southbridge Street in downtown Worcester.
Tickets for FLASHDANCE: THE MUSICAL are currently available to Broadway subscribers as part of five and six show subscription packages, including JOSEPH AND THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT, ELF THE MUSICAL, MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET, I LOVE LUCY: LIVE ON STAGE, and CAMELOT. Subscribers are guaranteed the best seats while saving $94-$112 per person. They also receive a complimentary Friend Level Membership, early access to tickets, discounts on most shows, and a complimentary WOO Card. Payment plans are available for as little as three installments of $67.50 (any five shows) or $81 (all six shows). To discuss your subscription options, call the box office Monday through Saturday from 10AM- 6PM at 877.571.SHOW (7469) or stop by 2 Southbridge Street in downtown Worcester.
About The Hanover Theatre
The Hanover Theatre continues to draw over 170,000 patrons annually with world-class performances and headlining acts including Broadway hits (Les Misérables, Mary Poppins, Jersey Boys); comedians (Steve Martin, George Carlin, Bill Cosby); musical acts (Neil Young, Aretha Franklin, The Moody Blues, Diana Ross); and everything in between (A Christmas Carol, Maya Angelou, Rudy Giuliani, Alvin Ailey American Dance Theatre). Ranked by POLLSTAR as one of the Top 50 Theatres in the World, the theatre opened in March of 2008 following a $32 million historic renovation. Over the last six seasons, the theatre has established its place as a world-class performing arts venue, acting as a catalyst for the economic development of downtown Worcester. For more information, visit TheHanoverTheatre.org. Worcester Center for the Performing Arts, a registered not-for-profit 501(c)(3) organization, owns and operates The Hanover Theatre for the Performing Arts. All donations are tax deductible to the fullest extent allowed by law.
*Ticket prices are subject to change without notice.
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