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Dirty Dancing – Grand Theatre, Wolverhampton

Writer: Eleanor Bergstein Director: Federico Bellone Reviewer: Clare White Dirty Dancing, the film,  enjoyed reasonable box office success when it was released in 1987, but it was its subsequent soundtrack that elevated the coming-of-age tale into a much-loved cult classic. Now, three decades later, that soundtrack is well used in the latest stage adaptation of film featuring over 40 songs including ...

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Dirty Dancing – Festival Theatre, Edinburgh

Writer: Eleanor Bergstein Director: Federico Bellone Reviewer: Dominic Corr With Ghost: The Musical leaving the city last week the spirit of Swayze lives on in Edinburgh through Dirty Dancing. The touring stage musical of the 1987 movie lives on, refusing to sit in the corner and stay silent for long. Francis ‘Baby’ Houseman can do no wrong. Fast-tracking her way ...

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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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