GLEE, FOX, Ryan Murphy, Props, Flashdance, What A Feeling
Performances of the national tour of FLASHDANCE - THE MUSICAL, the stage adaptation of the 1983 hit film that defined a generation, began January 1st. FLASHDANCE is currently on a national tour to more than 25 cities before heading to Broadway. During season 3 of GLEE, the cast sang "What A Feeling" during the "Props" episode, which aired in May 2012. Listen to GLEE's cover below and get ready for FLASHDANCE!
FLASHDANCE - THE MUSICAL features Emily Padgett as Alex, Matthew Hydzik as Nick and Rachelle Rak as Tess with Kelly Felthous as Gloria, Dequina Moore as Kiki, Jo Ann Cunningham as Hannah, David R. Gordon as Jimmy, Matthew Henerson as Harry and Christian Whelan in the role of C.C.
Celebrating its 30th Anniversary, 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 & Roll." In addition to these hits, 16 brand new songs have been written for the stage.
Directed and choreographed by Sergio Trujillo (Jersey Boys, Memphis, The Addams Family), FLASHDANCE features a book by Robert Cary and Tom Hedley (co-writer of the original screenplay with Joe Eszterhas) with music by Robbie Roth and lyrics by Robert Cary and Robbie Roth.