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Dirty Dancing – Orchard Theatre, Dartford

Writer: Eleanor Bergstein Director: Federico Bellone Reviewer: Dan English It does not feel like summer without a trip to the Kellerman resort, with this current touring production of Dirty Dancing providing yet another brief vacation during its stop in Dartford. The premise is simple and well known. But with the stunning choreography and toe-tapping soundtrack, it is hard not to be ...

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Dirty Dancing: The Classic Story on stage— Theatre Royal, Brighton

Writer: Eleanor Bergstein Director: Russ Spencer Reviewer: Simon Topping  Dirty Dancing is one of those 1980’s iconic films everyone has seen by the time they reach their teens, even though, upon intense questioning, some would deny it. Judging by the diversity of the Brighton audience, the classic coming-of-age tale appears to appeal to all generations, captivating the young just as ...

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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 – Theatre Royal, Plymouth

Writer: Eleanor Bergstein Director: Sarah Tipple Reviewer: Kathryn M. Bartlett [rating:3] The classic story of the iconic film Dirty Dancing has been brought to the stage in its first ever UK national tour. The tale of a naive, sheltered girl who goes to a holiday camp with her family and makes a voyage of self-discovery; finding love with an older, ...

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Dirty Dancing – Edinburgh Playhouse – Edinburgh

Writer: Eleanor Bergstein Director: Sarah Tipple Choreographer: Kate Champion Reviewer: Francesca Parker [rating:4.5] Brought to the stage by Karl Sydow and Joye Entertainment, the first ever UK tour of the cult classic, Dirty Dancing arrives at the Playhouse Edinburgh this Christmas. From the very beginning it has captured the heart of the audience with all the songs from the film, ...

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Dirty Dancing – the Classic Story on Stage, Milton Keynes Theatre

Writer: Eleanor Bergstein Director: Sarah Tipple Reviewer: Maggie Constable [rating:4.5] This evening at Milton Keynes we were treated to the much-anticipated Dirty Dancing – the Classic Story on Stage, one of the most successful musical productions to have graced the West End stage. This is the tale of the highs and lows of Johnny and Baby, two spirited youngsters from ...

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