Flashdance is coming to Vancouver! What a feeling! **Giveaway** [Contest closed]

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***Update! Congrats to the winners Tina L. And eleenie! See you at the show!***

Time to break out the eighties clothes! Remember the side ponytails, neon colours, big sweatshirts and legwarmers? (I was a big fan of the hair crimper.) On Nov 11, 2014, Flashdance: The Musical is coming to Vancouver for 8 shows only! (see my earlier post here)

I am giving my readers the chance to win a pair of tickets to opening night on November 11, 2014! I have not one, but two pairs of tickets to give away!

 

How to enter:

Mandatory entry

Comment below with your perfect 80’s outfit and who you would bring with you to the show.  Make sure you include your email address!  (1 entry)

Bonus entries

Follow @natvana and @BACTouring on twitter, come back and leave a comment with your twitter handle (1 entry)

Tweet ” What a feeling!  tix to opening night of in #YVR from    http://wp.me/p2pexc-ay ”   (Only eligible after first bonus entry is done!! 1 entry per day and please, no comments for this, trust me, I’ll find them)

**Extra 5 Bonus entries if you follow @natvana and @BACTouring first and tweet me a photo of you (yes you, not a stock photo) in your best 80’s look, include @natvana and the hashtag #alittlebitofflashdance** and come back and leave a comment with the link to your tweet (5 entries)

 

If you don’t happen to win tickets here, fear not readers! You can also purchase them here

Rules

  • This giveaway is open to residents of Canada.
  • Must be age 18 or older.
  • One entry per household.
  • Contest runs from October 9th until  October 23, 2014,  at 11:59pm.
  • Odds of winning depend on the number of entries received.
  • Prize includes 2 tickets to the 8:00pm, November 11, 2014 show of Flashdance at the Queen Elizabeth Theatre in Vancouver. Tickets cannot be exchanged for an alternate night. No transportation or parking is included.
  • Winners will be selected using Random.org. The winner will be contacted via email. If the winner does not claim the prize within 48 hours, a new winner will be selected.
  • a little bit of Vancouver is not responsible for any prize(s) not received.
  • I will be checking the entries to make sure they are valid!

Note: I have not been compensated for this post in any way. The purpose of this post is merely to share this event and to give my readers an opportunity to win tickets. 

FLASHDANCE – THE MUSICAL in Vancouver, presented by Broadway Across Canada, is part of three city Canadian tour including stops in Calgary (November 18 – 23) and Edmonton (November 25 – 30).

 

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Flashdance – The Musical – Pre Sale September 19th, 2014

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 Broadway Across Canada presents Flashdance

November 11-16, 2014

  Queen Elizabeth Theatre

 The pop culture phenomenon of FLASHDANCE is now live on stage. With electrifying dance at its core, FLASHDANCE-THE MUSICAL tells the inspiring and unforgettable story of Alex Owens, a Pittsburgh steel mill welder by day and a bar dancer by night with dreams of one day becoming a professional performer. When romance with her steel mill boss threatens to complicate her ambitions, Alex learns the meaning of love and its power to fuel the pursuit of her dream.

FLASHDANCE-THE MUSICAL features a score that includes the biggest hit songs from the movie, including the Academy Award-winning title song “Flashdance – What a Feeling,” “Maniac,” “Gloria,” “Manhunt,” and “I Love Rock & Roll.” In addition to these hits, 16 brand new songs have been written for the musical with music by Robbie Roth and lyrics by Robert Cary and Roth. 

FLASHDANCE-THE MUSICAL features a book by Tom Hedley (co-writer of the original screenplay), and Robert Cary with direction and choreography by Sergio Trujillo (Jersey Boys, Memphis).

Order your tickets for FLASHDANCE now for the best choice of dates and seating locations before tickets go on sale to the general public on September 20th, 2014.


**One Day Only** running FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 19, 2014  at 10am

Pre sale link:   http://www.ticketmaster.ca/venueartist/139293/1350906?brand=bac

Pre sale code: PITTSBURGH

PLEASE NOTE THE TICKETMASTER LINK WILL NOT BE ACTIVE UNTIL 10AM FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 19

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Flashdance – The Musical is coming to Vancouver November 11-16, 2014

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US National Tour Makes ITS VANCOUVER premiere at THE QUEEN ELIZABETH THEATRE, NOVEMBER 11-16, 2014 

 Tickets go on Sale September 20th at 10:00am!

 FLASHDANCE – THE MUSICAL, the stage adaptation of the 1983 hit film that defined a generation, will perform at the Queen Elizabeth Theatre, November 11-16, 2014. Tickets will go on sale Saturday, September 20th at 10 AM at all Ticketmaster outlets, on-line at www.ticketmaster.ca or call toll-free 1-855.985.5000.  Groups of 10 or more are available now at 1.800.889.8457

With electrifying dance at its core, FLASHDANCE – THE MUSICAL tells the inspiring and unforgettable story of Alex Owens, a Pittsburgh steel mill welder by day and a bar dancer by night with dreams of one day becoming a professional performer. When romance with her steel mill boss threatens to complicate her ambitions, Alex learns the meaning of love and its power to fuel the pursuit of her dream.

The original Paramount Pictures film was a worldwide smash hit that became a pop culture phenomenon, grossing over $150 million and featuring a Grammy Award-winning soundtrack. FLASHDANCE – THE MUSICAL features a score including the hit songs from the movie, all of which became Top Ten hits on the radio around the world, including the Academy Award-winning title song “Flashdance – What a Feeling,” “Maniac,” “Gloria,” “Manhunt,” and “I Love Rock ‘N’ Roll.” In addition to these hits, 16 brand new songs have been written for the stage with music by Robbie Roth and lyrics by Robert Cary and Roth.

Brad Rouse, Edgar Godineaux and Natalie Caruncho will recreate award-winner Sergio Trujillo’s (Jersey Boys, Memphis, The Addams Family) direction and choreography.  FLASHDANCE features a book by Robert Cary and Tom Hedley (co-writer of the original screenplay with Joe Eszterhas).

FLASHDANCE premiered in Pittsburgh, PA on January 3, 2013 and has played over 40 cities across North America. The Atlanta Journal Constitution hailed it “an astonishing musical spectacle,” while Michigan Live dubbed FLASHDANCE “A super-sexy blockbuster!”

FLASHDANCE – THE MUSICAL is produced by NETworks Presentations.

For more information, please visit www.flashdancethemusical.com

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Tickets go on sale Saturday, September 20 at 10 AM at all Ticketmaster outlets, on-line at www.ticketmaster.ca, or call toll-free 1.855.985.5000.  Groups of 10 or more can access discounts at 1.800.889.8457.  Tickets for FLASHDANCE – THE MUSICAL vary in range depending on performance, seat location, and date of purchase and start at $35.00 plus applicable service fees.

American Express® Cardmembers have access to some of the best seats in the house for all FLASHDANCE – THE MUSICAL performances. Advance tickets are available through Front Of The Line® by American Express September 15-17.

FLASHDANCE – THE MUSICAL in Vancouver, presented by Broadway Across Canada, is part of three city Canadian tour including stops in Calgary (November 18 – 23) and Edmonton (November 25 – 30).

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Broadway Across Canada announces their 2014-15 season!

Vancouver Audiences to Experience Blockbuster Broadway Shows in 2014-2015

The Book of Mormon to anchor upcoming Broadway Across Canada season.

Theatre fans will once again have the opportunity to experience some of the most acclaimed shows offered on Broadway without leaving Vancouver. Broadway Across Canada is thrilled to bring another season of the hottest musicals and first-rate Broadway performances to the Queen Elizabeth Theatre.

From the creators of South Park and winner of nine Tony Awards®, THE BOOK OF MORMON will play a limited one-week engagement April 7 – 12, 2015. The New York Times calls it “the best musical of this century” and Entertainment Weekly says it’s “the funniest musical of all time” Season subscribers receive priority ticket opportunities to all shows; a season subscription is the best way to guarantee premium seats to THE BOOK OF MORMON.

The 2014-2015 Broadway Across Canada Season will also feature the Vancouver premiere of the inspiring and unforgettable story of FLASHDANCE – THE MUSICAL and the return of Broadway’s biggest blockbuster WICKED.

“This is undeniably one of our most anticipated seasons in recent years,” said Shana Levin, General Manager – Broadway Across Canada. “We’re thrilled to continue offering such amazing line-ups to our patrons, and the 2014-2015 Season is sure to exceed expectations. This series is packed with a mix of Tony Award®-winning shows, some of the most recognized musicals in recent years, and full of pop-culture references for any generation. Vancouverites will truly have the opportunity to plug into the best of Broadway with us this year!”

THE BOOK OF MORMON April 7 – 12, 2015
Winner of 9 Tony Awards® including Best Musical! From Trey Parker and Matt Stone, the creators of South Park, and Robert Lopez, co-creator of Avenue Q comes THE BOOK OF MORMON, a new Broadway musical that Jon Stewart of The Daily Show describes as, “a crowning achievement, so good it makes me angry” and by Entertainment Weekly as “the funniest musical of all time.” Don’t miss your chance to see what Ben Brantley of The New York Times calls “the best musical of this century.
Content: Contains explicit language.

FLASHDANCE – THE MUSICAL| November 11 – 16, 2014
Celebrating its 30th Anniversary, the pop culture phenomenon of FLASHDANCE is now live on stage. With electrifying dance at its core, FLASHDANCE – THE MUSICAL tells the inspiring and unforgettable story of Alex Owens, a Pittsburgh steel mill welder by day and a bar dancer by night with dreams of one day becoming a professional performer. When romance with her steel mill boss threatens to complicate her ambitions, Alex learns the meaning of love and its power to fuel the pursuit of her dream.

FLASHDANCE – THE MUSICAL features a score that includes the biggest hit songs from the movie, including the Academy Award®-winning title song “Flashdance – What a Feeling,” “Maniac,” “Gloria,” “Manhunt,” and “I Love Rock & Roll.” In addition to these hits, 16 brand new songs have been written for the musical with music by Robbie Roth and lyrics by Robert Cary and Robbie Roth.
FLASHDANCE – THE MUSICAL features a book by Tom Hedley (co-writer of the original screenplay), and Robert Cary with direction and choreography by Sergio Trujillo (Jersey Boys, Memphis).

SEASON SPECIAL: WICKED | May 28 – June 29, 2014
Back by “popular” demand. Variety calls WICKED “a cultural phenomenon,” and when it last played Vancouver in 2011, it broke box office records. Winner of over 50 major award, including a Grammy® and three Tony Awards®, WICKED is “Broadway’s biggest blockbuster” (The New York Times).

Long before that girl from Kansas arrives in Munchkinland, two girls meet in the land of Oz. One – born with emerald green skin – is smart, fiery and misunderstood. The other is beautiful, ambitious and very popular. How these two grow to become the Wicked Witch of the West and Glinda the Good makes for “the most complete – and completely satisfying – musical in a long time.” (USA Today).

*WICKED is a season special and an optional ticket purchase for Season Subscribers.
Season ticket packages for the Broadway Across Canada 2014-2015 season vary in price depending on performance, seat location, and date of purchase. Season packages will be available for renewing subscribers beginning January 20th and on-sale to the general public on February 3rd at 10 am; online at http://www.BroadwayAcrossCanada.ca and charge by phone at 1-855-542-7469.
Season Subscribers receive priority ticket opportunities to all shows! A Season Subscription is the best way to guarantee seats to all of these fabulous theatrical productions.

Broadway Across Canada – Vancouver Season Ticket Holders receive exclusive benefits including:

• Prime Seating locations: maintain your same chosen locations for all season shows.
• No fee ticket exchanges: exchange seats within the same engagements.
• Priority ticket purchases: skip the line for season specials or additional tickets.
• Free ticket replacement service: don’t worry about your lost tickets.
• Membership to our BAC network: Purchasing access in over 40+ cities within the US & Canada.

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