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FOOTLOOSE at Chanhassen Dinner Theatres - January 28 - Sept 24, 2022

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2022-01-28 2022-09-24 FOOTLOOSE at Chanhassen Dinner Theatres - January 28 - Sept 24, 2022

The Tony Award-nominated musical with Grammy and Academy Award-nominated songs hits the Main Stage!

January 28 – September 24, 2022

 

 

When Ren and his mother move from Chicago to a small farming town, he is prepared for the inevitable adjustment period at his new high school. But he’s not prepared for the rigorous local edicts, including a ban on dancing instituted by the local preacher, who is determined to exercise control over the town’s youth. When the reverend’s rebellious daughter sets her sights on Ren, her roughneck boyfriend tries to sabotage Ren’s reputation, with many of the locals eager to believe the worst about the new kid. The heartfelt story that emerges pins a father longing for the son he lost against a young man aching for the father who walked out on him.

To the rockin’ rhythm of its Oscar and Tony-nominated Top Forty score, augmented with dynamic new songs, Footloose celebrates the wisdom of listening to young people while guiding them with a warm heart and open mind.

Footloose first burst onto the silver screen in 1984 and proved to be one of the year’s most successful motion pictures. The soundtrack recording reached #1 on the Billboard charts, and went on to sell over 17 million copies worldwide, generating such Top Forty hits as its title song and “Let’s Hear It For The Boy” (both of which received Academy Award nominations), plus “Almost Paradise,” “Holding Out For A Hero,” and “I’m Free (Heaven Helps the Man).” With a screenplay and lyrics by Oscar winner Dean Pitchford, the story focused on young people, much like his previous, and wildly successful movie musical Fame.

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Chanhassen Dinner Theatres

Chanhassen, Minnesota

Event Details
28 Jan 2022
 952.934.1547
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Theater - Live
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LIVE
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 501 West 78th Street, Carver County, Chanhassen 55317, Minnesota, Carver County, United States 501 West 78th Street, Carver County, Chanhassen 55317, Minnesota, Carver County, United States - Map Directions

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