Photo Flash: First Look at UK Tour of AN EVENING OF DIRTY DANCING: THE TRIBUTE SHOW
Stage Acts Entertainment's smash hit tribute to one of the greatest movie soundtracks of all time, An Evening of Dirty Dancing: The Tribute Show continues to tour into 2014 and has today announced it's principle cast. The show is a fully choreographed celebration of the music from the iconic movie, starring a cast of incredible performers sure to show you the time of your life!!! Scroll down for some photos from the production!
Returning to lead the cast are Aimie Atkinson and Matt Firth. Atkinson was the winner of the BBC Radio 2 Voice of Musical Theatre and recently played the lead role of Penny in the UK touring musical Carnaby Street. Matt Firth's theatre credits include Fame The Musical, the original cast of Rod Stewart's Tonight's The Night and the RSC's Beauty & The Beast. The production also features Tricia Adele Turner who recently played Vivienne Kensington in the West End production of Legally Blonde, Chris Southgate (Starlight Express, We Will Rock You), Grace Reynolds, Matt Cox, Laura Ellis and James Williams Davies.
Now in it's 4th smash-hit year, An Evening of Dirty Dancing: The Tribute Show is directed by Paul Spicerwith choreography by Leanne Harwood. Dirty Dancing boasts the greatest movie soundtrack of all time and all the hits are here, superbly performed in this fast moving, slickly choreographed theatrical treat. Songs include: Big Girls Don't Cry, Hey Baby, Wipeout, Do You Love Me, Hungry Eyes and, of course, the Oscar-winning (I've Had) The Time of My Life.
Paul Spicer said "The atmosphere is always electric. There's something about this soundtrack that ignites even the dullest of days. We totally encourage our audience to get up and dance and sing and immerse themselves in the summer of '63". Please note this production is not af?liated with Dirty Dancing: The Classic Story on Stage in the West End or on tour in the UK or worldwide.
Winter/Spring 2014 Dates are as follows:
1 Feb: Solihull Arts Complex, Solihull
6-8 Feb: Dundee Rep Theatre, Dundee
1 March: Swan Theatre, Worcester
8 March: Leas Cliff Hall, Folkestone
9 March: The Grand Opera House, York
15 March: The Muni, Colne
21 March: Princes Hall, Aldershot
22 March, Princess Theatre, Torquay
28 March: Grimsby Auditorium, Grimsby
29 March: Southport Theatre, Southport
30 March: Aylesbury Waterside Theatre, Aylesbury
Matt Firth and Company
Matt Cox and Grace Reynolds