Flashdance: Musical Info & Synopsis


Synopsis:

Based on the 1983 movie, Flashdance follows the story of Alex Owens, a determined young woman from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Alex works as a welder, but also has a side hustle as a “flashdancer”. When she decides to follow her dreams and audition for a prestigious dance school, she must learn to overcome personal obstacles and confront her fears. Flashdance touches on themes of love, endurance, and the power of pushing through.


Musical Information

Parental Warning: Adult Themes/Content

Musical Type: Contemporary (2008)

Cast Size: 14+

Genre: Romantic Drama

Setting: 1980s / USA (Pennsylvania)


Creative Team

Music/Lyrics: Robbie Roth

Lyrics/Book: Robert Cary

Book: Tom Hedley


Cast Albums

Studio Cast (2015)➝


Links

Licensing: Theatrical Rights➝


Tags

2000s, Based on a Movie, One-Word, Pop/Rock, Romance


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