Venue Details

3133 Star Starred
Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts - Main Stage
at Mercy Street 500 Castro Street Mountain View, CA 94041
650-903-6000
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4.3 / 5 Rated by 3 members
Review from Caroline

The lead playing Ariel and the wife of the preacher were bright spots in the performance because they could carry a tune. The preacher was passable. The others I needed earplugs!

On a positive note, it was high energy and the kids gave it...continued

reviewed Jul 31 2010 report as inappropriate
Review from karen knell

It was cute and cheesy and Austin, the lead, is a hunk! We loved the sing and dance along at the end with the cast.

reviewed Aug 01 2010 report as inappropriate
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Written by Dean Pitchard and Walter Bobbie

The first incarnation of Footloose was the 1984 film that tells the story of Ren McCormack, a teenager who was raised in Chicago. Ren moves to a small town where the local government has banned dancing and rock music. Ren and his classmates want to have a senior prom with music and dancing. First, though, they must figure out a way to get around the law and the Reverend Shaw Moore, who blames rock music’s influence for the death of his first child.

The film received two Academy Award nominations for Best Music/Original Song — “Footloose” and “Let’s Hear It for the Boy.”

The stage adaptation opened on Broadway in 1998 and receive four Tony Award nominations for Best Book of a Musical, Best Original Musical Score, Best Actress/Musical, and Best Choreography.

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