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Flashdance – The Musical

Flashdance – The Musical, based upon the classic 1983 film will open at Stage Door Theatre on December 29th and run through February 11th. It has been described as “an unmistakably unique musical about holding on to your dreams and love against all odds.” Alex Owens, a welder by day and a ‘flashdancer’ by night has dreams of attending the prestigious Shipley Dance Academy. The show’s narrative follows Alex and her fellow welders and exotic dancer friends as they struggle to leave behind the reality of their everyday lives.

Flashdance – The Musical includes all the iconic numbers from the film – “Maniac”, “Gloria”, “I Love Rock & Roll”, and “Flashdance… What a Feeling”, as well as 14 new songs written expressly for the stage production.

The production will be directed by Paul O’Donnell. O’Donnell, who often serves as Stage Door’s Technical Director, recently received glowing reviews and standing ovations when he starred in Stage Door’s production of Nine in April of 2017.The Musical Director for Flashdance is David Nagy; Choreography is by Isabel Trelles. The show’s Scenic Design is by Jodi Dellaventura, Lighting and Set Design is by Ardean Landhuis, and Costume Design is by Jerry Sturdefant. Nancy Clay is the production’s Stage Manager.

O’Donnell has cast Abby Perkins as Alex Owens, and Devon Norris as Nick Hurley. Other cast members include Vicki Anderson, Francine Birns, Sean Dorazio, Jonathan Eisele, Richard Anthony Forbes, Jenny Hegarty, Mark Hernandez, Jaclyn Juola, Fern Katz, Christopher Mitchell, Johanna Moise, Josh Nelson, Kellyanna Polk, and Emily Senn.

“I happen to be the one who found this show as an option during our season building, not knowing I would be the person directing this show,” O’Donnell says. “Nor did any of us know we are the first regional theater in the U.S. to gain the rights to produce this fantastic show. So here I am feeling blessed. Surrounded by a team of wonderful people I call family. Together some of us found our cast. I can tell you that turned out Amazing! After working with this ridiculously talented cast for the past 12 days straight, I can tell you each and every person in this cast has embraced this show! Audiences are in for a treat. The heart of this show alone is intoxicating! See you all soon and tell your friends!”

Flashdance – The Musical will run from December 29th through February 11th at Stage Door Theatre. The theatre is located at 8036 Sample Road, in Margate. Tickets for Flashdance are $48. (Student prices are also available with valid ID). Tickets may be purchased at the Broward Stage Door Theatre box office at 954-344-7765 or on line at

Flashdance – The Musical
December 29 – February 11, 2018
Book by Tom Hedley and Robert Cary
Music by Robbie Roth
Lyrics by Robbi Roth and Robert Cary
Tickets: $48
Tickets: 954-344-7765 /
Wednesday, Saturday, & Sunday at 2 pm,
Friday & Saturday at 8 pm
Stage Door Theatre
8036 W Sample Rd
Margate, Fl 33065