19 Apr 2016

Flashdance The Musical - Tom Hedley

From Afternoons with Jesse Mulligan, 1:25 pm on 19 April 2016

First when there's nothing but a slow, glowing dream. So begins the song What a Feeling, theme to the movie Flashdance about an 18 year old girl who works in a steel mill but dreams of joining the ballet. The critics didn't love it, but it was a huge hit, and the 1980s wouldn't have been the same without it. More than thirty years later, the story is back, with Flashdance the Musical, opening in Auckland this week. Tom Hedley is a British journalist, editor and screenwriter who wrote the movie Flashdance and The Musical.

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