Photo Coverage: Meet the Company of DIRTY DANCING on Tour!

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Samuel Pergande and Jillian Mueller will star as Johnny Castle and Frances "Baby" Houseman in the North American tour of Dirty Dancing - The Classic Story On Stage. The stage musical of the worldwide smash-hit film begins performances August 26 in Washington, D.C. prior to a September 2 opening night at the National Theatre, 10 years after the original stage production received its world premiere in Sydney, Australia. The company just gave a special sneak peek of the production and BroadwayWorld was there for the big event. Check out photos from inside the preview below!

Pergande and Mueller lead a company of 26 that also includes Doug Carpenter (Billy Kostecki, Singer), Jerome Harmann-Hardeman (Tito Suarez), Caralyn Kozlowski (Marjorie Houseman), Jesse Liebman (Neil Kellerman), Gary Lynch (Max Kellerman), Herman Petras (Mr. Schumacher), Emily Rice (Lisa Houseman), Mark Elliot Wilson (Dr. Jake Houseman) and Jenny Winton (Penny Johnson). The ensemble comprises John Antony, Rachel Boone, Amanda Brantley, Jon Drake, Josh Drake, Sam Edgerly, Rashaan James, II, Joshua Keith, Alexandra Matteo, Kevin Munhall,Phoebe Pearl, Virginia Preston, Michael Thomas Pugliese, Jennlee Shallow and Nicole Spencer.

Dirty Dancing - The Classic Story On Stage is an unprecedented live experience, exploding with heart-pounding music, passionate romance and sensational dancing. Seen by millions across the globe, this timeless love story features the hit songs "Hungry Eyes," "Hey Baby," "Do You Love Me?" and the heart-stopping "(I've Had) The Time Of My Life." London's Sunday Express says "This crowd-pleasing stage adaptation hits the jackpot!"

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Photo Coverage: Meet the Company of DIRTY DANCING on Tour!
'Dirty Dancing - The Classic Story On Stage'

Photo Coverage: Meet the Company of DIRTY DANCING on Tour!
Jillian Mueller

Photo Coverage: Meet the Company of DIRTY DANCING on Tour!
Jillian Mueller

Photo Coverage: Meet the Company of DIRTY DANCING on Tour!
Jillian Mueller

Photo Coverage: Meet the Company of DIRTY DANCING on Tour!
Jillian Mueller

Photo Coverage: Meet the Company of DIRTY DANCING on Tour!
Jillian Mueller

Photo Coverage: Meet the Company of DIRTY DANCING on Tour!
Jillian Mueller

Photo Coverage: Meet the Company of DIRTY DANCING on Tour!
Samuel Pergande

Photo Coverage: Meet the Company of DIRTY DANCING on Tour!
Samuel Pergande

Photo Coverage: Meet the Company of DIRTY DANCING on Tour!
Samuel Pergande

Photo Coverage: Meet the Company of DIRTY DANCING on Tour!
Jillian Mueller and Samuel Pergande

Photo Coverage: Meet the Company of DIRTY DANCING on Tour!
Jillian Mueller and Samuel Pergande

Photo Coverage: Meet the Company of DIRTY DANCING on Tour!
Jillian Mueller and Samuel Pergande

Photo Coverage: Meet the Company of DIRTY DANCING on Tour!
Jillian Mueller and Samuel Pergande

Photo Coverage: Meet the Company of DIRTY DANCING on Tour!
Jillian Mueller and Samuel Pergande

Photo Coverage: Meet the Company of DIRTY DANCING on Tour!
Jillian Mueller and Samuel Pergande

Photo Coverage: Meet the Company of DIRTY DANCING on Tour!
Jillian Mueller and Samuel Pergande

Photo Coverage: Meet the Company of DIRTY DANCING on Tour!
Jillian Mueller and Samuel Pergande

Photo Coverage: Meet the Company of DIRTY DANCING on Tour!
Jillian Mueller and Samuel Pergande

Photo Coverage: Meet the Company of DIRTY DANCING on Tour!
Jillian Mueller and Samuel Pergande

Photo Coverage: Meet the Company of DIRTY DANCING on Tour!
Jillian Mueller and Samuel Pergande

Photo Coverage: Meet the Company of DIRTY DANCING on Tour!
Jillian Mueller and Samuel Pergande

Photo Coverage: Meet the Company of DIRTY DANCING on Tour!
Jillian Mueller and Samuel Pergande

Photo Coverage: Meet the Company of DIRTY DANCING on Tour!
Samuel Pergande, Jillian Mueller and Jenny Winton

Photo Coverage: Meet the Company of DIRTY DANCING on Tour!
Samuel Pergande, Jillian Mueller and Jenny Winton

Photo Coverage: Meet the Company of DIRTY DANCING on Tour!
'Dirty Dancing - The Classic Story On Stage'

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Walter McBride As a 14 year old youth, Walter was transfixed by his first Broadway Show, the original production of 'GREASE'. His Journey to celebrity photojournalism began that fateful night. Meeting, photographing and getting to know the cast inspired him to spend his professional life doing what he loved. Walter moved to Manhattan and for a leading role as a Photographer & Photo Researcher. Currently headlining in New Jersey with his partner Richard and family members Dali (Jack Russell) & Gala (Schnoodle). Recently he made his Broadway debut sharing the stage with Hugh Jackman in 'Hugh Jackman on Broadway' as well as receiving the Actors' Equity Association Gypsy Spirit Award. Walter McBride Photography is syndicated worldwide by Corbis/AP.


 
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