The temperature outdoors cooled down, but factors certainly heated up on the NorShor phase Friday night with the premiere of “Footloose,” the musical dependent on the 1984 movie with its epic earworm title song. This is an fulfilling night of enjoyment, principally mainly because of the vitality of the younger forged customers elevating the materials.
Ren McCormack (Jacob Higdon) is pressured to relocate from Chicago to the isolated southwestern town of Bomont, the place Reverend Shaw Moore (Phillip Hoelscher) has outlawed dancing and rock audio. Ren likes each of all those matters, and he also likes Ariel (Hope Nordquist), the Reverend’s rebellious daughter.
So this is a story of a cultural and generational clash among adult conservatives and liberal teens, which may well sound like it is ripped from today’s headlines but is established in the distant previous when Unleaded Tremendous was $1.13 a gallon (reward details for getting the