Dominion Theatre

268-269 Tottenham Court Road, London, W1T 7AQ GB

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Dirty Dancing

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4.3/5 - based on 101 reviews
  • Opens: Wednesday, 2 February 2022
    Booking until: Saturday, 16 April 2022
  • Running time: 2 hours 20 minutes
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About Dirty Dancing

Age restrictions

Recommended for 12+

Children under 5 years and babes in arms will strictly not be admitted.

The show features a limited amount of mild swearing and themes of a sexual nature. Children under 16 must be accompanied by an adult. 

Performance Times
  • Opens: Wednesday, 2 February 2022
    Booking until: Saturday, 16 April 2022
  • Running time: 2 hours 20 minutes
Mon - - 19:30
Tue - - 19:30
Wed - - 19:30
Thu - - 19:30
Fri - 17:30 20:30
Sat 14:30 - 19:30
Sun - - -

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, with 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!

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Next Performances for Dirty Dancing at the Dominion Theatre

Wednesday 2nd Feb 2022 7:30pm
Thursday 3rd Feb 2022 7:30pm
Friday 4th Feb 2022 5:00pm
Friday 4th Feb 2022 8:30pm
Saturday 5th Feb 2022 3:00pm
Saturday 5th Feb 2022 7:30pm

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Dirty Dancing reviews

4.3 out of 5 based on 101 reviews

What to expect:


Recommended for:

Anyone (65%)
Families (71%)
Teenagers (78%)
Couples (83%)
Theatregoers (74%)
Latest customer reviews
Excellent version of this classic musical

Reviewed on 03 January 2017 by , Chesterfield, United Kingdom


Fantastic show, would definitely go and see it again

Reviewed on 01 January 2017 by , Tonbridge, United Kingdom

Don't Recommend

It wasn't much of a musical and we were disappointed that so much of the soundtrack wasn't part of the show.

Reviewed on 31 December 2016 by , Dpo Ae, United States

Dirty Dancing on stage

First half a bit slow, better if you have seen film and new the story. Unexpected adult scenes, but were in keeping with the storyline.

Reviewed on 29 December 2016 by , Sible Hedingham, United Kingdom

Very good all round

Reviewed on 29 December 2016 by , Lincoln, United Kingdom

Loved it!!

Reviewed on 23 December 2016 by , Dagenham, United Kingdom

enjoyable and worth seeing

This is not my type of music but I really enjoyed the show. The male lead was a terrific dancer. I considered Sandy to be not such a good danced which made her very suitable for the learning to dance scenes. I was hoping that she would have been as good as him in the final scenes. This would really have been a show stopper. But I enjoyed the show and would thoroughly recommend it.I am inclined to be very hard to please. My remarks on Sandy might give a viewer into the ending so omit if you like.

Reviewed on 20 December 2016 by , Moray, United Kingdom

Wonderful fun production

Reviewed on 19 December 2016 by , Ashford Kent, United Kingdom

True to the Film

Reviewed on 10 December 2016 by , Bourne, United Kingdom


Good show

Reviewed on 10 December 2016 by , Bow, United Kingdom


Reviewed on 07 December 2016 by , London, United Kingdom

Absolutely fab

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

Reviewed on 11 March 2014 by


Reviewed on 24 February 2014 by

Brilliant night out

Get your drinks at a pub as very expensive in theatre

Reviewed on 23 February 2014 by

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.

Reviewed on 22 February 2014 by

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!

Reviewed on 21 February 2014 by


worth every penny

Reviewed on 12 February 2014 by


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

Reviewed on 12 February 2014 by

Nobody puts baby in the corner

Reviewed on 10 February 2014 by

lead singers should be able to sing

Reviewed on 09 February 2014 by

Dirty Dancing

Reviewed on 05 February 2014 by


watched the show with my daughters it was brilliant

Reviewed on 03 February 2014 by

A great musical show.

A must see musical show. Excellent.

Reviewed on 21 January 2014 by

A great start to the weekend

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

Reviewed on 21 January 2014 by

We had wonderfull time

Reviewed on 19 January 2014 by

absolutely briliant!

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

Reviewed on 18 January 2014 by

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!

Reviewed on 17 January 2014 by

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.

Reviewed on 13 January 2014 by

Dirty Dancing

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

Reviewed on 08 January 2014 by

A great show

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

Reviewed on 28 December 2013 by

Amazing show!

Reviewed on 24 December 2013 by

Just fantastic

Reviewed on 15 December 2013 by

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.

Reviewed on 01 December 2013 by

Best musical i have ever seen!

Reviewed on 27 November 2013 by

Best musical i have ever seen!

Reviewed on 27 November 2013 by


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.

Reviewed on 22 November 2013 by


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.

Reviewed on 15 November 2013 by


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

Reviewed on 02 November 2013 by


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

Reviewed on 22 October 2013 by

Dirty dancing

Reviewed on 02 October 2013 by

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

Reviewed on 09 September 2013 by

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,

Reviewed on 08 September 2013 by

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!

Reviewed on 04 September 2013 by


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

Reviewed on 09 August 2013 by

Classic film transferred beautifully to the stage

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

Reviewed on 02 August 2013 by

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.

Reviewed on 29 July 2013 by


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 ...!

Reviewed on 28 July 2013 by


Reviewed on 22 July 2013 by

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

Reviewed on 15 July 2013 by