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Flashdance the Musical at the Academy of Music!

Flashdance the MusicalWhere are my 80’s girls at? Put your hands up if you remember the 80’s classic film “Flashdance”! This awesome 80’s movie has been brought to life with unforgettable music and electrifying dance numbers in Flashdance the Musical and opens TODAY at the Academy of Music in Philadelphia!

Celebrating its 30th anniversary, 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. Flashdance The Musical features a score that includes the biggest hit songs from the movie, 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 musical with music by Robbie Roth and lyrics by Robert Cary and Robbie Roth. Flashdance The Musical features a book by Tom Hedley (co-writer of the original screenplay) and Robert Cary, with direction and choreography by Sergio Trujillo (Jersey Boys, Memphis).

Tickets are on sale now and the show runs today through Sunday, November 24th. Visit for more info and to purchase tickets.

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Debbie Bookstaber started Mamanista in 2007 with her friend Candace Lindemann. Debbie and Candace also are the co-founders of, which empowers bloggers to become philanthropic leaders in their communities. Through their annual awards, recognizes bloggers who effectively use social media for social good. Debbie lives in the Philadelphia suburbs with her husband and two young sons. She's an active volunteer in her community and a working mom. Debbie is a partner at Element Associates and the Social Media Director at Child's Play Communications. You can follow Debbie on Twitter @buzzmommy or meet her at a future blogging or tech conference, where she frequently speaks about social good efforts, SEO or affiliate marketing.

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