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Flashdance in Glasgow premiere before UK tour



Take your passion and make it happen – one of the 80s’ favourite musicals is returning to the stage for the first time since 2011.

Flashdance – The Musical will debut at the King’s Theatre, Glasgow on Friday 4 August before embarking on an extensive UK tour.

Prepare to be blown away with an astonishing musical spectacle and phenomenal choreography to the iconic score with songs including the smash hits Maniac, Manhunt, Gloria, I Love Rock & Roll and the award-winning title track Flashdance - What a Feeling.

Produced by the team at Selladoor Productions - producers of FootlooseAvenue Q and Little Shop of Horrors – and Runaway Entertainment – producers of In The Heights, Guys and Dolls and Lazarus, Flashdance - The Musical is not to be missed.

Flashdance - The Musical tells the inspiring and unforgettable story of 18-year-old Alex, a welder by day and ‘flashdancer’ by night, who dreams of going to the prestigious Shipley Dance Academy and becoming a professional dancer.  When a romance complicates her ambitions, she harnesses it to drive her dream.

Based on the Paramount Pictures film (screenplay by Tom Hedley and Joe Eszterhas, story by Tom Hedley)Flashdance is an inspiring musical about the power of holding onto your dreams and love against all odds.Flashdance proved a hit with audiences, and remained in the Top 10 Box Office in the States for 15 weeks after release. The original soundtrack also proved hugely popular, with the soundtrack album selling 700,000 copies within two weeks of its release. The platinum selling hit title track Flashdance – What A Feeling won both an Academy Award and a Golden Globe in 1983, with the soundtrack winning the Grammy Award for Best Album of Original Score Written for a Motion Picture or a Television Special in 1984.

PERFORMANCES
Flashdance – The Musical
King’s Theatre, Glasgow
Monday 7-Saturday 12 August
Mon-Sat eves, 7.30pm
Wed & Sat matinees, 2.30pm
Box Office 0844 871 7648 (bkg fee) Calls cost up to 7p per minute, plus your phone company’s access charge

TOUR DATES              
King's Theatre, Glasgow 04 AUGUST-12 AUGUST 2017
Empire Theatre, Sunderland 11 SEPTEMBER-16 SEPTEMBER 2017
New Theatre, Oxford 18 SEPTEMBER-23 SEPTEMBER 2017
Regent Theatre, Stoke 25 SEPTEMBER-30 SEPTEMBER 2017
New Theatre, Wimbledon 02 OCTOBER-07 OCTOBER 2017
Empire Theatre, Liverpool 16 OCTOBER-21 OCTOBER 2017
Assembly Hall Theatre, Tunbridge Wells 13 NOVEMBER-18 NOVEMBER 2017
Opera House, York 27 NOVEMBER-03 DECEMBER 2017
Alexandra Theatre, Birmingham 04 DECEMBER-09 DECEMBER 2017
Playhouse Theatre, Edinburgh 15 JANUARY-20 JANUARY 2018
Palace Theatre, Manchester 29 JANUARY-03 FEBRUARY 2018
Victoria Theatre, Woking 19 FEBRUARY-19 FEBRUARY 2018
Princess Theatre, Torquay 26 FEBRUARY-03 MARCH 2018
DeMontfort Theatre, Leicester 26 MARC-31 MARCH 2018
Theatre Royal, Brighton 09 APRIL-14 APRIL 2018
Hippodrome, Bristol 25 JUNE-30 JUNE 2018
Milton Keynes, Theatre 16 JULY-21 JULY 2018

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