PHOTO CALL: Flashdance The Musical Plays London's West End
28 Sep 2010
Victoria Hamilton-Barritt and Matt Willis star as Alex and Nick, respectively, in London's Flashdance The Musical, based upon the 1983 film. The show began performances at the Shaftesbury Theatre Sept. 25.
Also in the cast are Sarah Ingram (Hannah), Charlotte Harwood (Gloria), Hannah Levane (Keisha) and Twinnie-Lee Moore (Jazmin), with Brendan Cull, Russell Dixon, Sam Mackay, Ricky Rojas, Andrew Spillett and Robbie White, as well as Ivan Blackstock, Tyman Boatwright, Myles Brown, Joseph Conner, Natalie Edmunds, Nicholas Gilligan, Zoe Green, James Hall, Ben Harrold, Emily Hawgood, Kirby Huges, Sia Kiwa, Lindsay Shaw, Maria Swainson, Amy Thornton and Daniel Uppal.
The show, based on the 1983 Paramount Pictures film (screenplay by Tom Hedley and Joe Eszterhas, story by Tom Hedley), is written by Tom Hedley and Robert Cary. It features such songs as "Maniac," "Manhunt," "Gloria," "I Love Rock and Roll" and the Academy Award-winning title song from the film, "Flashdance – What a Feeling," as well as 14 new songs written specially for the musical by Robbie Roth (music) and Robert Cary and Roth (lyrics).
To book tickets for the show, which is booking initially through Feb. 26, 2011, contact the box office on 020 7379 5399, or visit www.flashdancethemusical.com for more details.