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Review: 'Flashdance the Musical' breaks out leg warmers and '80s camp
Review: 'Flashdance the Musical' breaks out leg warmers and '80s camp

This review has been corrected. See below for details. "Flashdance the Musical" has its way over "Flashdance" the movie in at least one critical regard: The show's plucky heroine — as you'll recall: welder by day! nonstripping stripper by night! — is played by just one actress, as opposed to the constant cutting from Jennifer Beals to body double Marine Jahan that makes the 1983 film almost unwatchable as a contemporary TV rerun. Actually, the stage version would be a riot if a stand-in for the leading lady ran in every time a dance routine begins. But funny is hardly what this "Flashdance" is going for, as the touring production...

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