FLASHDANCE, the pop culture phenomenon and runaway international success, is now live on stage! It all started with a dream. To be bigger. To burn brighter. To dance harder. Now is the time to live the dream all over again. Based on the movie that defined a generation, FLASHDANCE – The Musical tells the unforgettable story of Alex, a working-class girl from Pittsburgh striving to make her dreams of becoming a professional dancer a reality. Directed and choreographed by Sergio Trujillo (Jersey Boys, Memphis, The Addams Family), this new musical features a score of smash hits including the Academy Award-winning title track “Flashdance - What a Feeling,” “Maniac,” “I Love Rock & Roll,” along with 16 original songs. Experience the magic all over again. FLASHDANCE will leave you begging for more!

Recommended for 14+. Flashdance contains some mature content that may not be suitable for all audiences.

Feb. 19 - 24, 2013 Carol Morsani Hall
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Show Dates & Times

Tues. 7:30 p.m.
Wed. 7:30 p.m.
Thurs. 7:30 p.m.
Fri. 8 p.m.
Sat. 2 and 8 p.m.
Sun. 1 and 6:30 p.m.


Regularly priced tickets start at $44.50.

Groups of 40+: 15% off
Group of 10+: 10% off
Please call 813.222.1016 or 813.222.1018 to speak with Group Sales.

Educator/Military/County/City Discount: 30% off for the Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday performances in Price Levels Two and Three only. Limited to one ticket per I.D. Offer expires Feb. 17, 2013.

Student Discount: $20 tickets in Price Level 3 only with valid student I.D. excluding Saturday evening. Limited to one ticket per person. 

In celebration of 25 years of performances, entertainment, emotions and memories, the Straz Center will offer 25 tickets at $25 for select shows. This offer starts Sunday, Oct. 21, at the Community Open House event. Offer available by calling 813.229.STAR (7827) (outside Tampa Bay 800.955.1045) or by visiting the Straz Center Ticket Sales Office. All offers are first come, first served and limited to two tickets per show title per household. Some restrictions apply. Not applicable to prior sales. Cannot be combined with any other offer. Subject to availability. Service charges apply. 

What to Expect

Recommended for 14+. Flashdance contains some mature content that may not be suitable for all audiences.


"Flashdance musical channels '80s original at Straz" — TBO Extra.

"Flashdance translates well to the stage" — Tampa Bay Times.

"FLASHDANCE THE MUSICAL - Wow, 'What a Feeling!'" -- broadwayworld.com.

'Flashdance' Musical in Pittsburgh: Show Previewed -- Hollywoodreporter.com

“An astonishing musical spectacle.” -- Atlanta Journal Constitution

"Superbly choreographed, astonishingly danced Broadway-bound musical.” -- Atlanta Journal Constitution

“Pulsating, electronic score of old hits and new material.” -- Atlanta Journal Constitution

“…wondrous sets in luminous hot and cool colors…a time capsule of ‘80s kitsch that flexes some emotional muscle.”
-- Atlanta Journal Constitution

“Vibrant, Colorful, over-the-top dance fun” -- Pittsburgh Tribune Review

“The Musical Numbers are Terrific!” -- Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

"A Perfect Date Night!” -- St Louis Post-Dispatch

“An energetic cast with explosive and athletic choreography!” -- Ladue News (St Louis)

“FLASHDANCE offers pulsating, vibrant moments of pure pleasure” -- Ladue News (St Louis)                       

“A super-sexy blockbuster” -- Michigan Live


Stay after the Wed., Feb. 20, performance for a post-show talkback in theater. Talk-backs may be changed or cancelled without notice.

Run-time: 2 hours and 55 minutes (includes intermission)