Footloose: The Musical - Based on the Hit Film
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The last date listed for Footloose was Sunday April 15, 2012 / 2:00pm.
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Innovative Japanese-style Taiko drumming ensemble Mu Daiko comes to the Maplewood Performing Arts Theatre for a special concert event. Founded in 1997, Mu Daiko has attracted a loyal and expanding audience with its dynamic annual concerts. Under the leadership of artistic director Iris Shiraishi, this acclaimed, Twin Cities-based group integrates traditional melodies and original compositions into an ever-evolving repertoire. Highlights for the rhythmic ensemble include a record-setting 15th anniversary concert and tour featuring internationally renowned guest artists Hanayui of Kodo. The group also recently starred in the live concert documentary film Mu Daiko in Concert. Learn More
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Featured review from Patricia Wasson Stark
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This was an enjoyable play. It was fun and light hearted.
If you go to see the performance, please bring shoes for the less fortunate. I didn't know they were collecting them or I would have brought a brand new pair that I find a little too tight for me.
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My husband and I love live theatre, so we were excited to attend Footloose. The kids in the show were great--so much spirit and enthusiasm for their roles. The auditorium was small, so there really was no problem with having a seat where I...continued
When Ren and his mother move from Chicago to a small farming town, Ren is prepared for the inevitable adjustment period at his new high school. What he isn’t prepared for are the rigorous local edicts, including a ban on dancing instituted by the local preacher, determined to exercise the control over the town’s youth that he cannot command in his own home. When the reverend’s rebellious daughter sets her sights on Ren, her roughneck boyfriend tries to sabotage Ren’s reputation, with many of the locals eager to believe the worst about the new kid. The heartfelt story that emerges is of a father longing for the son he lost and of a young man aching for the father who walked out on him.
Footloose is recommended for ages 13 and above. There is some swearing and content matter typical of what you would find in a PG-13 rated movie.