Flashdance Comes to Proctors May 6-11
Schenectady, N.Y. - Full casting has been announced for the upcoming national tour of FLASHDANCE-THE MUSICAL, the stage adaptation of the 1983 hit film that defined a generation. Joining Syndey Morton as Alex and Corey Mach as Nick are Kyra Da Costa as Kiki, Ginna Claire Mason as Gloria, Kyli Rae as Tess, Madeleine Doherty as Hannah, David R. Gordon as Jimmy, Steve Greenstein as Harry and Christian Whelan in the role of C.C.
Also joining the company are Erika Amato, Matt Anctil, Ashley Arcement, Mackenzie Bell, Derek Carley, Whitney Cooper, Noah Gouldsmith, Haley Hannah, Charlene Hoffman, Jarvis McKinley, Doreen Montavlo, Austin Owen, Katelyn Prominski, Angelo Soriano, Lawrence E. Street, Kamille Upshaw and Blake Zelesnikar.
FLASHDANCE-THE MUSICAL is at Proctors, May 6-11: 7:30 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday; 8 p.m. Thursday through Saturday; Matinees, 1:30 p.m. Thursday, 2 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Proctors, 432 State Street, Schenectady, (518) 346-6204, proctors.org. Tickets, $20-$75.
With electrifying dance at its core, FLASHDANCE-THE MUSICAL tells the inspiring and unforgettable story of Alex Owens, a Pittsburgh steel mill welder by day and a bar dancer by night with dreams of one day becoming a professional performer. When romance with her steel mill boss threatens to complicate her ambitions, Alex learns the meaning of love and its power to fuel the pursuit of her dream.
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" and "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.
The production features scenic design by Klara Zieglerova, costume design by Paul Tazewell, lighting design by Howell Binkley, with projection design by Peter Nigrini and sound design by John Shivers and David Patridge. Hair & wig designs are by Charles LaPointe and make-up design by Cookie Jordan. The production also features music supervision and vocal and incidental arrangements by Jason Howland, orchestrations by Doug Besterman and dance arrangements by Jim Abbott.
For more information, please visit www.flashdancethemusical.com or follow us at www.facebook.com/flashdancemusical.
FLASHDANCE-THE MUSICAL at Proctors is sponsored by Keeler Broadway, with subsponsor M&T Bank.
Michael Eck II Broadway Public Relations Liaison
Proctors & Capital Repertory Theatre
518.382.3884, ext. 181