Flashdance http://wfpl.org en REVIEW | "Flashdance-The Musical" Dances for Its Life http://wfpl.org/post/review-flashdance-musical-dances-its-life <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Broadway has seen no shortage of iconic, music-fueled films adapted for the stage in recent years, to varying degrees of success. “Sister Act” and “Footloose” met with mixed critical responses, but “Hairspray” knocked the ball out of the park, winning eight Tony Awards.&nbsp; </span>“Flashdance”<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> is the latest Eighties film to get the Broadway musical treatment, and the musical is previewing with a national tour before it makes its way to New York later this year.</span></p> Wed, 16 Jan 2013 18:24:53 +0000 Erin Keane 3454 at http://wfpl.org REVIEW | "Flashdance-The Musical" Dances for Its Life National Tour Takes 'Flashdance' to Broadway via Louisville http://wfpl.org/post/national-tour-takes-flashdance-broadway-louisville <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The 1983 movie "Flashdance" wasn’t loved by film critics in its day—too much like music videos, they said.&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">But the film grossed more than $100 million, and the soundtrack spawned a series of top ten hits and an Academy Award for Irene Cara’s&nbsp;</span>“Flashdance<span style="line-height: 1.5;">—What a Feeling.”&nbsp;</span></p> Tue, 15 Jan 2013 18:00:46 +0000 Erin Keane 3426 at http://wfpl.org National Tour Takes 'Flashdance' to Broadway via Louisville