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DeQuina Moore on Playing ‘Over-the-Top Sassafras’ as Kiki in Flashdance on Tour

DeQuina Moore on Playing ‘Over-the-Top Sassafras’ as Kiki in Flashdance on Tour

In the new musical adaptation of the 1983 movie Flashdance, Alex Owens is supported by her close group of girlfriends as they work as dancers at a Pittsburgh dive bar. DeQuina Moore plays Kiki, the feistiest member of the group, who is hungry for stardom and sings one of the shows wildest numbers, “Manhunt.” Watch the video below to see ...

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She’s a Maniac! Flashdance National Tour Begins Performances in Seattle

She’s a Maniac! Flashdance National Tour Begins Performances in Seattle

Seattle gets transported back to the 80s as the national tour of Flashdance begins performances on April 16. The musical, based on the 1983 movie, will play the Paramount Theatre through April 21.

Flashdance tells the story of Alex Owens, a working-class girl from Pittsburgh striving to make her dreams of becoming a professional dancer a reality. She works by ...

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Flashdance Star Emily Padgett on Starting at Square One, Calling Herself a Dancer and Fighting Hard

Flashdance Star Emily Padgett on Starting at Square One, Calling Herself a Dancer and Fighting Hard

Watching Emily Padgett perform the climactic dance scene in the national tour of Flashdance, it’s hard to believe she did not consider herself a dancer before being tapped for this musical. Sure, she had shown off her moves on Broadway in the ensembles of Grease and Legally Blonde and as sweet leading lady Sherrie in Rock of Ages, but ...

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Flashdance Mentor Jo Ann Cunningham Inspires People in Real Life

Flashdance Mentor Jo Ann Cunningham Inspires People in Real Life

The new musical Flashdance tells the story of Alex, a young Pittsburgh woman who dreams of breaking out of her working-class life as a welder and becoming a trained ballerina. Jo Ann Cunningham plays Hannah, the mentor who encourages Alex to pursue her passion and enroll at a prestigious dance school. Cunningham sat down to talk about her catalytic character ...

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Flashdance Stunner Rachelle Rak Dishes on Playing the 'Sassy' and 'Bossy' Tess on Tour

Flashdance Stunner Rachelle Rak Dishes on Playing the 'Sassy' and 'Bossy' Tess on Tour

Flashdance features Broadway.com vlogger Rachelle Rak as Tess, a part close to the dancer's heart. Watch the video below to find out where the inspiration behind Rak’s character’s last name came from, growing up in Pittsburgh (the musical’s setting), and what it feels like to be in the show that “moves like a freight train ...

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Matthew Henerson Gets ‘Tired Just Watching' His Fab Flashdance Co-Stars

Matthew Henerson Gets ‘Tired Just Watching' His Fab Flashdance Co-Stars

In Flashdance, Alex Owens dreams of getting out of the Pittsburgh dive bar where she works as a dancer and training to become a professional ballerina. The owner of the bar, Harry, played by Matthew Henerson, is trying to stay afloat while the seedy strip joint next door attempts to steal away business. Here, Henerson talks about playing a working-class ...

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David R. Gordon on Playing Relentless Wise Guy Jimmy in Flashdance on Tour

David R. Gordon on Playing Relentless Wise Guy Jimmy in Flashdance on Tour

In the new musical, Flashdance, Alex Owens is a dancer at a small Pittsburgh bar with big ballet dreams. While Alex’s journey is the focus of the story, she isn’t the only character pursuing her ambitions. Alex’s friend Jimmy, played by David R. Gordon, is a relentless jokester who tries his hand at stand-up in New York ...

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Cha-Cha-Puus Alert! Rachelle Rak to Guest Star on Dance Moms

Cha-Cha-Puus Alert! Rachelle Rak to Guest Star on Dance Moms

Rachelle Rak is schooling some Dance Moms! The Flashdance diva and Broadway.com video blogger will appear on the hit Lifetime reality series on March 26.

Dance Moms, for those who have been living under a bedazzled rock, follows the lives of young dancers and their obnoxious stage mothers at the Abby Lee Dance Company in Pittsburgh, run by the ...

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Flashdance's Matthew Hydzik on Playing Rich and Wooing the Girl on Tour in the New Musical

Flashdance's Matthew Hydzik on Playing Rich and Wooing the Girl on Tour in the New Musical

In the new musical Flashdance, Matthew Hydzik plays Nick Hurley a dashing and supportive steel mill heir who helps Alex Owens (Emily Padgett) achieve her dream of training as a ballet dancer. Watch the video below to see Hydzik (West Side Story, Grease) talk about playing the “equivalent of a Rockefeller” in the show, growing up in the story’s ...

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They’ve Got Her Number! Kelly Felthous Dishes on Playing 'Dramatic Dreamer' Gloria in Flashdance on Tour

They’ve Got Her Number! Kelly Felthous Dishes on Playing 'Dramatic Dreamer' Gloria in Flashdance on Tour

In the new musical Flashdance, Alex Owens is supported by her tightknit group of girlfriends as they work as dancers at a Pittsburgh dive bar. Kelly Felthous plays Gloria, Alex’s bubbly best friend, who travels down a different road than the strong-willed Alex. Felthous, who says she is “a bit lost at times,” like her character, describes what it ...

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