Venue Details

Broward Center for the Performing Arts - Abdo New River Room
201 SW Fifth Avenue Fort Lauderdale, FL 33312
877-311-7469
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4.0 / 5 Rated by 21 members
Review from Martin
Red Velvet 58 events 40 reviews

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

reviewed Mar 12 2013 report as inappropriate
Review from Tina G Adams
Red Velvet 9 events 4 reviews

Dancers & Singers were fabulous

reviewed Mar 12 2013 report as inappropriate
Review from Rosalind Paul
23 events 10 reviews

A winderful show.The movue in he 1980's was terrific, the show even better. Dancing and music were thoroughly enjoyable.

reviewed Mar 06 2013 report as inappropriate
Review from Barry
44 events 10 reviews

Fantastic!! One of the top shows we have seen. A must see for everyone!!!!!!!!!!!!

reviewed Mar 13 2013 report as inappropriate
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Description

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). 

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This show contains some mature content that may not be suitable for all audiences._

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