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Flashdance visits WDRB in the Morning

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Grab your headbands and leg warmers! "Flashdance - The Musical" is on stage at the Kentucky Center through Sunday, January 20th. The electrifying dance, the inspiring soundtrack and unforgettable story is making this touring show a hit. Rachelle Rak is one of the stars of the show. She's a trained dancer who decided to show Candyce Clifft and Sterling Riggs a few "Maniac" moves complete with leg warmers.

The classic 1983 film is defined a generation. "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," "I Love Rock & Roll." In addition to these hits, 16 brand new songs have been written for the stage with music by Robbie Roth and lyrics by Robert Cary and Robbie Roth.

"Flashdance - The Musical" will be at The Kentucky Center from January 15-20. Ticket prices start at $25 and will be available at The Kentucky Center box office, TicketMaster outlets, by visiting www.KentuckyCenter.org, or by calling 502-584-7777. Group orders of 10 or more may be placed by calling 502-569-3060.

For more information, please visit www.flashdancethemusical.com

Or Follow the show on Facebook at: http://facebook.com/FlashdanceMusical

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