"Dirty Dancing" now taking bookings to 20 Oct 2007

"Dirty Dancing" now taking bookings to 20 Oct 2007

Dirty Dancing, which opens at the Aldwych Theatre 24 Oct 2006, following previews from 29 Sep, has extended its booking period by 6 months - tickets now on sale to 20 Oct 2007

All the hits from the 80s film, which starred Jennifer Grey and Patrick Swayze, which includes Do You Love Me?, She's Like The Wind and Time Of My Life, are featured in the stage show along with some new numbers. The story has been re-written for the stage by Eleanor Bergenstein, but includes all of the movies memorable moments and some added scenes as well.

It is directed by James Powell, choreographed by Kate Champion, designed by Stephen Brimson-Lewis, lighting by Tim Mitchell, costumes by Jennifer Irwin, sound by Bobby Aitken, and musical supervisor is Conrad Helfrich.

Casting confirmed so far includes: Josef Brown (Johnny Castle), Georgina Rich (Frances ‘Baby’ Houseman) .

Produced by Jacobsen Entertainment and Karl Sydow in association with Lions Gate Films and Eleanor Bergenstein.

The Houseman's take their vacation at a popular holiday camp, where youngest daughter 'Baby' meets dance teacher from the wrong side of the tracks, Johnny. There begins a classic love story through which we see that love can conquer all barriers and we learn that 'nobody puts Baby in the corner'!

This stage version premiered in Australia in 2004.

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