A concert version of the Flashdance musical, based on 1983 film, will be presented February 13 at 7 PM and 9:30 PM at Feinstein's/54 Below.
The performances will feature Bonnie Milligan (Head Over Heels) as Alex, Gilbert Bailey II (Clueless) as Jimmy, Claybourne Elder (Bonnie & Clyde) as Nick, and Brian Charles Rooney (When Pigs Fly) as CC. The roles of Gloria, Kiki, Tess, and Hannah will be announced at a later date.
The ensemble will consist of Anne Bragg, Ethan Carlson, Alex Danielle Frost, Whitney Hayes, Will Hutcheson, Samantha Littleford, Allsun O’Malley, Nate Richardson, Ally Rosenblum, Christian Strange, and Chris Withers.
Robbie Rozelle will host.
With a book by Tom Hedley and Robert Cary, Flashdance tells the story of Alex, a Pittsburgh welder and exotic dancer, who has dreams of exchanging her safety glasses for ballet slippers. Songs from the film include “Maniac,” “Manhunt,” “Gloria,” “What a Feeling.” The show played the U.K. before a North American national tour in 2013.
Robert W. Schneider directs and produces with musical direction by Danny Lincoln. The associate producer is Benjamin Nissen.