Flashdance: Musical Based on the Film Comes to Ft. Lauderdale
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The last date listed for Flashdance was Thursday March 14, 2013 / 8:00pm.
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Fanny Brice, Eddie Cantor and Al Jolson ruled the entertainment world in the 1930s -- from stage and screen to radio and records -- with their wide-ranging singing, acting and comedy talents. Now, Plaza Theatre brings this fabulous trio back to life in a high-energy musical revue that captures the era through an amazing lineup of great tunes. The hits just keep on coming, with "My Man," "Second Hand Rose," "Makin' Whoopee," "Yes Sir, That's My Baby," "Swanee," "You Made Me Love You" and many more. Learn More
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Featured review from Tobi Reiss
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Very enjoyable. Great story line, set and costume design. However, it needs a little work to be "Broadway quality". Not a single song was a "show stopper". In addition, the accoustics were poor in our section and so we could not make out every word. This could be a fault of the venue or the sound techs since this was their first performance night.
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Flashdance, the musical, is truly a spectacle - lots of fantastic dancing, good songs, great staging, etc. However, the production is much too frantic with too many subplots so that, at the end, one doesn't empathize with any of the characters -...continued
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Launching both a Broadway production and U.S. national tour, Flashdance tells the inspiring and unforgettable story of Alex Owens, a working-class girl from Pittsburgh with a dream of becoming a professional dancer. She works by day as a steel mill welder, and a bar dancer at night while aspiring to be accepted at a prestigious ballet academy. When Alex catches the eye of her boss Nick Hurley, their romance shows her the meaning of love and drives her ambition to pursue her dream.
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 ‘n’ Roll.” In addition to these hits, 16 brand new original songs have been written for the stage by Robbie Roth and Robert Cary. Flashdance features a book by Tom Hedley (co-writer of the original screenplay with Joe Eszterhas), and Robert Cary, music by Robbie Roth, lyrics by Robert Cary and Robbie Roth and direction and choreography by Sergio Trujillo (Jersey Boys, Memphis).
This show contains some mature content that may not be suitable for all audiences._
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