First look: Dirty Dancing returns to West End at Dominion Theatre

Get a first look at new production photos of Dirty Dancing’s return to the West End.

Based on the iconic film of the same name, Dirty Dancing – The Classic Story will begin performances at Dominion Theatre on 21 January 2023 with tickets on sale now.

Dirty Dancing tells the iconic story of Baby and Johnny, featuring the hit songs Hungry Eyes, Hey! Baby, Do You Love Me? and the heart stopping (I’ve Had) The Time Of My Life.

Kira Malou, Michael O'Reilly
Kira Malou, Michael O’Reilly (c) Mark Senior
Kira Malou, Michael O'Reilly & the ensemble of Dirty Dancing
Kira Malou, Michael O’Reilly & the ensemble of Dirty Dancing (c) Mark Senior (3)
Michael O’Reilly & the ensemble of Dirty Dancing
Michael O’Reilly & the ensemble of Dirty Dancing (c) Mark Senior
The ensemble of Dirty Dancing
The ensemble of Dirty Dancing (c) Mark Senior

Dirty Dancing is back! Exploding with heart-pounding music, breath-taking emotion and sensationally sexy dancing, see the hit film come to life before your eyes with this fantastic, emotional and triumphant live stage show.

Seen by millions across the globe, this worldwide smash tells the classic story of Baby and Johnny, two fiercely independent young spirits from different worlds, who come together in what will be the most challenging and triumphant summer of their lives.

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Lydia Sterling, Danny Colligan
Lydia Sterling, Danny Colligan (c) Mark Senior
Charlotte Gooch, Michael O'Reilly
Charlotte Gooch, Michael O’Reilly (c) Mark Senior (2)
Colin Charles & the ensemble of Dirty Dancing
Colin Charles & the ensemble of Dirty Dancing (c) Mark Senior
Michael O'Reilly, Michael Remick
Michael O’Reilly, Michael Remick (c) Mark Senior
Michael O'Reilly, Kira Malou
Michael O’Reilly, Kira Malou (c) Mark Senior

On the cast are Michael O’Reilly as Johnny, Kira Malou as Baby, Charlotte Gooch as Penny Johnson, Georgina Castle as Lisa Houseman, Lynden Edwards as Jake Houseman, Jackie Morrison as Marjorie Houseman, Colin Charles as Tito Suarez, Michael Remick as Max Kellerman, Tony Stansfield as Mr Schumacher, Danny Colligan as Billy Kostecki, Alastair Crosswell as Neil Kellerman and Lydia Sterling as Elizabeth.

Dirty Dancing will play at London’s Dominion Theatre from 21 January 2023 currently booking through to 29 April 2023.

Directed by Federico Bellone and written by Eleanor Bergstein, the creative team includes choreographer Austin Wilks, lighting designer Valerio Tiberi, sound design by Chris Whybrow, musical supervisor Conrad Helfrich, supervising musical director Richard John, set design by Federico Bellone & Clara Abbruzzese and costume design Jennifer Irwin.

About the author: Josh Darvill

Josh is Stageberry's editor with over five years of experience writing about theatre in the West End and across the UK. Prior to following his passion for musicals, he worked for more than a decade as a TV journalist.


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