Flashdance the Musical

March 8, 2015 8:15 PM

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All of us 70s and 80s babies probably in some way or another have seen the movie Flashdance. Even if you haven't, there is probably slim chance you never at least seen that iconic dance scene where the water pours down on the movie's lead character Alex Owens. It was one of those movies that defined the sound and look of the 1980s. Now, over 30 years later, the film has new life live on stage as a musical, and will be hitting Detroit for a nearly two-week run from March 10th to March 22nd at the Fisher Theatre.

Building off the movie, the new musical features a book written by Tom Hedley, who was co-writer of the original screenplay, along with familiar songs such as "What A Feel", "Maniac", and "Gloria". However, the musical does dig a bit deeper into the evolution of its characters through its modern ada...

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