Flashdance - The Musical National Tour to Launch in Pittsburgh January 2013
The musical 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. It tells the story of Alex Owens, a working-class girl from Pittsburgh striving to make her dreams of becoming a professional dancer a reality.
The tour will feature a separate company from the Broadway production. Casting for both will be announced at a later date.