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  1. 'Footloose' wraps up Porthouse's 2016 seasonRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | Hudson Hub-Times

    Porthouse Theatre, Kent State University's outdoor, summer theatre located on the grounds of Blossom Music Center, concludes its 48th season with "Footloose." Directed by Porthouse Producing Artistic Director Terri Kent, "Footloose" opens July 29 and runs through Aug. 14. A preview performance will take place on July 28. When high school student Ren moves from Chicago to a rural town, he is not prepared for some of the town's strict rules, such as a ban on dancing.


  2. BWW Blog: Naomi Melvin - Somebody's Eyes: Q&A with Lisa StevensRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago |

    Recently I sat down with our director and co-choreographer, Lisa Stevens , to chat about our version of Footloose and her personal process in relation to building theatre. As I've said before, we are lucky .


  3. An Audition's Most Important MomentRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 22 | Back Stage

    ... and the Temple of Doom," and "Blade Runner." After establishing her own casting company in 1983, Liroff cast "Footloose," "St. Elmo's Fire," "Pretty in Pink," "The Iron Giant," "The Spitfire Grill," "Untamed Heart," "Freaky Friday," "Mean Girls," ...


  4. Birchmere frying up a Bacon Brothers weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | Washington Times

    ... Kevin often fields fan requests at shows to play songs associated with his movies, such as the theme song to "Footloose." But it's not at all in the cards, he says. "People will want us to sing 'Footloose' as if I wrote it," he said of the Kenny ...


  5. OSP to perform a FootlooseaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | O-R Online

    ... report a missed delivery, or submit a complaint. The Old Schoolhouse Players will present the musical “Footloose” at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 3 p.m. Sunday at the Bud Allison Memorial Auditorium, Mt. Pleasant Township ...


  6. Review: Footloose: The Musical at New Victoria Theatre, WokingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | Surrey Advertiser

    I'm just going to get this out the way and confess that I've never seen the film version of Footloose, ever! I know, I know, judge me all you will but, It was a fantastic experience going to see a show I could just sit back and fall in love with it for the first time. And boy, did I! I had a lot of reservations going in but I think it's one of the most ecstatic and empowering pieces of theatre I've seen at the New Victoria Theatre .


  7. MIFF Notes: Lunch with Lori Singer of 'Footloose'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 14 | Bangor Daily News

    As I'm driving down Interstate 95 to Waterville, it hits me: In mere minutes I'm going to be sitting across a table from Lori Singer, star of one of the most iconic films to grace the silver screen in the 1980s: "Footloose." Suddenly, the entire concept begins to feel a little surreal.


  8. Cast kick off their Sunday shoes in style as Footloose brings bags of energy to Tyne TheatreRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 13 | Chronicle Live

    The movie musical, featuring Holding out for a Hero and Let's Hear it for the Boy, is in Newcastle at the Tyne Theatre and Opera House I'm going to start my review by making a rather criminal admission, especially for someone born in the 1980s - I've never seen Footloose! Yes I've seen clips of Kevin Bacon's famous fancy footwork and belted out Holding Out For A Hero once or twice on a night out, but I'd actually got as far as sitting down with popcorn *other junk food is available* to see it in all its cinematic glory. So it was with plenty curiosity that I took my seat to see the stage version open at the Tyne Theatre and Opera House in Newcastle on Tuesday night.


  9. Review: Catch a Case of Dance Fever at BDT Stage's FootlooseRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 12 | Denver Westword

    There actually was a time when rock and roll and the happy gyrations of teens dancing to the music were considered sinful and a sure precursor to every kind of sleazy and drug-hazed sex, a time when respectable parents were so nervous about Elvis Presley's hip thrusts and controversy ran so high that censors insisted that Presley only be filmed from the waist up on The Ed Sullivan Show . But that was a long, long time ago, and the plot of Footloose - both the 1984 movie and Footloose , the 1998 musical now being presented by BDT Stage - feels pretty dated.


  10. Footloose is back and at the Tyne Theatre and Opera House in NewcastleRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 11 | Chronicle Live

    Worldwide smash hit musical Footloose: The Musical has burst back onto the stage in 2016 and is in Newcastle this week starring Gareth Gates and Maureen Nolan. Based on the 1984 screen sensation starring Kevin Bacon, Footloose: The Musical tells the story of city boy Ren, who has to move to a rural backwater in America where dancing is banned.


  11. From Good Grief at The Stand to The Savage at Live Theatre - things to do in NewcastleRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 11 | Chronicle Live

    ... sail into the audience? Kick off your Sunday shoes and cut loose as the explosive rock 'n' roll musical sensation Footloose bursts on to the UK stage in a remastered show sure to get your toes tapping. Based on the 1980s hit film that took the world ...


  12. Auditions Can Be a Numbers GameRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 8 | Back Stage

    ... and the Temple of Doom, " and "Blade Runner. " After establishing her own casting company in 1983, Liroff cast "Footloose, " "St. Elmo's Fire, " "Pretty in Pink, " "The Iron Giant, " "The Spitfire Grill," "Untamed Heart," "Freaky Friday, " "Mean ...


  13. Weekend Round-Up: Goldloose StyleRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 8 | Nashville Scene

    ... and a happy Friday to ya. And a happy 58th birthday to one Kevin Bacon. Lo these 32 years ago, he starred in Footloose as Ren McCormick, transplant from the Windy City destined to shake up a staid Midwestern town by challenging its ban on dancing. ...


  14. McLean Community Players' FOOTLOOSE Kicks Off TonightRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 7 |

    The McLean Community Players' production of Footloose, the high-energy rock musical based on the movie of the same name, opens tonight, July 8, 2016, and runs weekends through July 24 at McLean's Alden Theatre. Footloose was adapted for the stage by Dean Pitchford and Walter Bobbie .


  15. July 8 celebrity birthdaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 6 | KFVS12

    ... opera The Guiding Light back in the 1970's. From there he went on to star in some blockbuster movies including Footloose, Apollo 13, X-Men: First Class and many many others. Kevin Bacon is 58 today. She won an Oscar for Best Supporting Actress for ...


  16. 11 things to do in Boulder County today, July 7, 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 7 | Daily Camera

    When Ren and his mother move from Chicago to a small farming town, Ren is prepared for the inevitable adjustment period at his new high school. What he isn't prepared for are the rigorous local edicts, including a ban on dancing instituted by the local preacher, determined to exercise the control over the town's youth that he cannot command in his own home, "Footloose: The Musicial."


  17. BWW Review: FOOTLOOSE, New Alexandra Theatre, 4 July 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 4 |

    ... Ren's free spirit earns the respect of Ariel Moore (the reverend's daughter) and the couple strike up a romance. Footloose is a classic film of teenage rebellion, yet the story doesn't make the easiest translation to the stage. Ren's shock when he's ...


  18. Gareth Gates pulls out of Footloose in BirminghamRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 5 | IcSuttoncoldfield

    The Pop Idol winner has been advised by his doctor to take a week off from performances to recover from a vocal injury. The move prompted some members of the audience on the opening night of the musical at New Alexandra Theatre to request refunds.


  19. 'Legend of Tarzan' movie review: A tangled but entertaining return to the jungleRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 1 | The Times-Picayune

    ... well done. Unfortunately, the screenplay by Adam Cozad ("Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit") and Craig Brewer ("Footloose") does not live up to the visuals, featuring dialogue that sounds, at times, awkwardly anachronistic, and a narrative that relies too ...


  20. Movie review: 'Legend of Tarzan' easy on the eyesRead the original story

    Friday Jul 1 | Genesee Country Express

    ... nostalgia. Yates, working from a script by Adam Cozad (“Shadow Recruit”) and Craig Brewer (“Footloose” reboot), dusts off the old formula to give us a Tarzan for the new millennium, but with clever nods to the past. ...