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Dirty Dancing – Theatre Royal, Plymouth

Writer: Eleanor Bergstein Director: Sarah Tipple Reviewer: Marina Spark The stage adaptation of the iconic 1980s movie has mambo'd into Plymouth's Theatre Royal this week in true chick flick style. With lashings of flair, heaps of style and just the right amount of hip thrusting, this show is bound to please fans of the movie. The stage is pretty bare, ...

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Dirty Dancing – Liverpool Empire

Adaptor: Eleanor Bergstein Director: Sarah Tipple Reviewer: Steven Ireland In a time when young girls generally have to look towards a girl from some sort of fantasy conflict stretched over four films for their heroines, it can be easy to forget that a generation of women came of age finding sisterhood with an impressionable teen that did little more perilous ...

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Dirty Dancing – Wales Millennium Centre, Cardiff

Writer: Eleanor Bergstein Choreographer: Kate Champion Director: Sarah Tipple Reviewer: Megan Pearce Dirty Dancing – The Classic Story on Stage is one of the most energetic musicals on the scene at the moment. The nostalgic numbers will undoubtedly make you want to pirouette home and dust off those dancing shoes! Within the first ten minutes every cast member has been ...

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Dirty Dancing – New Theatre, Oxford

Director: Sarah Tipple Writer: Eleanor Bergstein Reviewer: Bethaney Rimmer Eleanor Bergstein’s Dirty Dancing, originally starring the legendary Patrick Swayze and Jennifer Grey, is still one of the best loved romantic films of all time. The infectious music combined with the fun and flirty dance moves gained this coming of age story an Oscar, a Grammy Award, and a Golden Globe, ...

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Dirty Dancing – The Grand, Leeds

Writer: Eleanor Bergstein Director: Sarah Tipple Choreographer: Kate Champion Reviewer: Holly Spanner Since its release in 1987, Dirty Dancing the film has become a massive box office success, with the subsequent stage version opening in London’s Aldwych Theatre in 2006, where it ran for six months of sold-out performances. Now in its second UK tour, the show returns to Leeds ...

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Dirty Dancing – Milton Keynes Theatre

Writer: Eleanor Bergstein Director: Sarah Tipple Choreographer: Kate Champion Reviewer: Maggie Constable Dirty Dancing, the stage musical based on the iconic 1980s film written by Eleanor Bergstein, has sashayed its way smoothly back into Milton Keynes this week Producer Karl Sydow has said, “We are so pleased to be returning to Milton Keynes where the record-breaking first ever national tour ...

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Dirty Dancing – Grand Theatre, Wolverhampton

Writer: Eleanor Bergstein Director: Sarah Tipple Reviewer: Selwyn Knight It’s 1963 and the world stands on the brink of a new age. It’s an exciting time with momentous events afoot. As the well-meaning, if naïve, Baby Houseman reminds us at the beginning of the show, it was the year President Kennedy got shot, before the Beatles arrived in the states, ...

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Dirty Dancing: The Classic Story On Stage – King’s Theatre, Glasgow

Writer: Eleanor Bergstein Director: Sarah Tipple Choreographer: Kate Champion Reviewer: Lauren Humphreys Dirty Dancing was never going to be anything other than a rip-roaring, raucous, raise the roof hit with a Glasgow audience notorious for its enthusiasm for a great night out; returning as it is to the city for yet another month-long run at the King's Theatre. It hardly ...

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