NEW YORK, Oct. 8 /PRNewswire/ — Elie Hirschfeld of Hirschfeld Productions is an investor in London’s West End Premiere of FLASHDANCE – The Musical. Actor and actress Matt Willis and Victoria Hamilton-Barritt will take Tom Hedley and Joe Eszterhas’ screenplay to the stage at The Shaftesbury Theatre when the musical opens on the 14th of October.
“I was captured by the film version of FLASHDANCE, and I am excited to see the piece brought to life on a London stage,” saidElie Hirschfeld, “specifically on the West End — the equivalent to New York’s Broadway.” Hirschfeld has co-produced several major Broadway projects, including Passing Strange, Oleanna, and Equus. “It’s precise choreography meets award-winning scoring on top of a heart-warming storyline,” he added.
The Shaftesbury Theatre is located at 210 Shaftesbury Avenue, London WC2H 8DP. Tickets and more information can be found on-site at the theatre and online at FLASHDANCETheMusical.com.
Elie Hirschfeld is a Tony Award voting member of The Broadway League and produces/co-produces Broadway shows including Passing Strange and Equus. Hirschfeld’s Tony Award winning production, “Passing Strange” is now launching the movie version of the shows at the IFC Center in NY, on Showtime, and soon on PBS. Elie Hirschfeld serves as President of Hirschfeld Properties, LLC, a NYC based development firm.