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Piccadilly Theatre

16 Denman Street, London, W1D 7DY GB

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Recommended for 12+, Children under 5 years and babes in arms will strictly not be admitted.

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Booking from:

Saturday, 13 July 2013

Booking until:

Sunday, 23 February 2014

Matinees:

Saturday and Sunday 2.30pm

Evenings:

Tuesday to Saturday 7.30pm, Sunday 7pm

Running time:

2 hours 20 minutes

Dirty Dancing Tickets

Dirty Dancing

The musical of the movie loved by millions, Dirty Dancing hits the West End stage. The story of Baby and Johnny is poignant, gritty, incredibly romantic and a wonderful piece of escapism into a lost golden age. The choreography is guaranteed to thrill, the costumes set to delight and the wonderful music, as you’d expect, sits right at the centre of this fantastic production.

Tickets from £82.00


Dirty Dancing Description

Dirty Dancing – Captivating, uplifting, gritty

You’ll have the time of your life. And you will carry a watermelon! If you get what I mean, you’ll have seen the film starring the late and sadly missed Patrick Swayze. A genuinely charming man. This production does the film more than justice, as you’d expect from producers Karl Sydow, Amber Jacobsen and Col Joyce. And Craig Wilson’s Ballroom and Latin expertise has been brought into play to create absolutely stunning choreography. Wow!

Dirty Dancing - The story

It's the summer of 1963. Seventeen year old Frances Houseman, nicknamed Baby, is right on the edge of adulthood. On a family holiday she discovers an unexpected amount about herself, womanhood, the grown up world and, of course, dancing. Not the polite kind. The dirty kind.

At first the mellow Catskills holiday resort doesn’t seem to offer much entertainment for Baby. Until she discovers the exciting, darker side of the place when she stumbles upon the staff quarters, where there’s a party in full swing. It’s no ordinary party – they’re dancing like nothing she’s seen before. It’s raw. It’s raunchy. At the centre of everything there’s the gorgeous Johnny Castle, the resort’s charismatic dance instructor. And she’s spellbound.

Not a baby for much longer, she’s soon involved to a deeper level than she’d imagined possible, dancing with Johnny, discovering a natural talent for it and falling truly, madly and deeply in love.

A heart-pounding affair

Expect breath-taking dance routines and you won’t be disappointed. Dirty Dancing - The Classic Story on Stage is a heart-pounding affair packed with passion and full of sensationally sexy dance moves. It’s colourful, vibrant, exciting, thrilling… a splendid version of the story of the most challenging and joyful summer in two fiercely independent young people’s lives.

Searing hot tunes

Sing along to Hungry Eyes, Hey Baby, Do You Love Me?, the classic I’ve Had The Time Of My Life and loads more. This is a real feel good show - you’ll leave with a huge smile on your face!

Dirty Dancing theatre tickets – Seriously stunning dance

What a delightful show. Big, bold and brave. If you’d like to treat yourself to premium, full price or discount Dirty Dancing tickets, we sell the lot and we offer excellent availability.

Press Reviews

'The live theatre phenomenon of our globalised age'
The Sunday Times

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Based on 81 reviews


Absolutely fab


It's the second time I've seen the show and would definitely see it again and again, loved it.


Average


Brilliant night out


Get your drinks at a pub as very expensive in theatre


I'd never seen the film but loved the show


It's well acted, the accents are 99% perfect, the dancing is brilliant and the enthusiasm from the die hard fans was infectious.


in awe


The show was fantastic - it is a shame the run is coming to an end, I hope I can see it again somewhere. The dancing was amazing - especially Jonny, Baby and Penny - I am thoroughly in awe of anyone who can dance like that! fantastic!


fabulous


worth every penny


Amazing!


Fantastic show! True to the film dancing and singing was super, we had a fantastic time.


Nobody puts baby in the corner


lead singers should be able to sing


Dirty Dancing


amazing


watched the show with my daughters it was brilliant


A great musical show.


A must see musical show. Excellent.


A great start to the weekend


Women will love this show, men must watch the film first. Very good


We had wonderfull time


absolutely briliant!


Enjoyed every minute- a must see! We even got moved to better seats and the view was amazing!


Excellent entertainment!


The show was excellent ! I had been concerned that the show would not portray the key points and sensuality of the film. My fears were unfounded! The show was as captivating and sensual as the film. Throughly enjoyed the show and highly recommend this to all!


Poor choice of actors and props.


Actors were nothing like Patrick Swayze and Jennifer Grey. They had little presence or appeal. This prevented tension from building throughout the plot and for me to identify with them.


Dirty Dancing


The story was almost spot on to the movie and the music was excellent


A great show


Wonderful though, as usual, much too loud. I hope the cast wear really good ear plugs.


Amazing show!


Just fantastic


Great show, very entertaining, a must see!


I would have given the show 5 stars but the lights towards the end of the show were shining into the audience and were blinding. Couldn't see some of the final act because of this.


Best musical i have ever seen!


Best musical i have ever seen!


Celebrations


No chemistry between the lead characters. Penny was the only amazing dancer/actress. The show seemed rushed. Set basic for a West End show. Expected more.


Good


Ive seen this show in a bigger theatre in the West End, tho Ienjoyed it I found the atmosphere wasn't the same and some of the scenes had been missed out or shortened and there wasn't as many dancers.


IF YOU LOVE THE FILM DON'T GO AND SEE THE MUSICAL


The worst musical I have ever been to. The only musical I have ever been to that I didn't enjoy. Terrible.



Very disappointing. Set very basic,amateur and done on cheap Music very poor. A big disappointment, would not recommend anyone to see this show


Dirty dancing


1st show...was not disappointed


It's the first time I've been to a show. I wasn't expecting the exact story line of dirty dancing. And I wasn't disappointed. The theatre was lovely, plenty of leg room in the seats. The show.....well the if al dance scene with the famous lift...gave e tears. The actors were brilliant. Especially the understudies who p.ayed baby and jonny.....jonny in particular was a fabulous patric swayze. I went with my partner who wasn't happy about going but at the end said he actually enjoyed it. Would go back again to Piccadilly


Fab fun fantastic


Excellent show , true to the film, brilliant cast, lovely theatre, perfect only advice would be take your own sweets , drinks, as they are expensive to buy in the theatre,


Main actor Johnny unfortunately spoilt the musical


It's a shame as I really love "Dirty Dancing" but unfortunately main actor Johnny spoilt the whole musical. He was just not the right choice for the Johnny character. Acting, singing and dancing of some of the supporting roles stuck out a lot more (especially Penny and Johnnys cousin). Additionally I expected a lot more "musical" - means a lot more singing and dancing and less plain acting. In my opinion it's too expensive for what you get compared to other musicals!


Fantastic.


The dancing and the songs also the acterors were brilliant will go to see the show again. This was a birthday treat for me from my grandaughter


Classic film transferred beautifully to the stage


You won't be disappointed, unless its very hot and humid - the air conditioning isn't great


Very good entertainment


I didn't feel the actors always really connected with their character, which at times made their lines clipped and quite abrupt. Otherwise it was a super show and I'm very impressed at how they overcame the scenes played in the field and the water. Super effort.



A really good dancing show - but my daughter remarks that it is not a real musical because the main actors don't sing ... but it's the right stuff to remember the film: a really good dancing show with music ...!


wonderful


Loved the Film


Strange, We both love the film, and the show follows the film almost word for word, so why was I so under-whelmed by the first half of this show, The second half and the finale were superb, we saw phantom the day before which lacks a strong finish IMO, this finished brilliantly just a real shame about the lack of energy in the first half



Theatre Address

Piccadilly Theatre
16 Denman Street, London, W1D 7DY GB +44 (0)20 7492 0813

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Facilities

  • Air conditioned
  • Bar
  • Infrared hearing loop
  • Member of Q-Park scheme
  • Toilets
  • Wheelchair/scooter access

Theatre Info

  • Capacity: 1200
  • Year built: 1928