Broadway's BURN THE FLOOR Extends Through January 3, 2010
The producers of BURN THE FLOOR, announced today that that the show will extend through January 3, 2010. The Latin and ballroom spectacular had originally announced a limited 12-week run. The first new show of the Broadway season, BURN THE FLOOR broke the box office record at the Longacre Theatre two weeks running. Anya Garnis and Pasha Kovalev of Fox's "So You Think You Can Dance" joined the company on August 18.
BURN THE FLOOR opened on Sunday, August 2. Here's what critics are saying about it:
"Utterly theatrical! A dance show I can wholeheartedly recommend to everyone. It is dance theatre: comic and dramatic, sensual and lyrical, acrobatic and romantic" - John Simon, Bloomberg.com
**** (four stars) "Four-alarm sizzle! Athletic, sensual and rocket-fueled. The charismatic cast is polished to a high sheen!" - Joe Dziemianowicz, New York Daily News
"Heart-pounding! Splendid dance and gorgeous dancers." - David Cote, Time Out New Yor
Created, directed and choreographed by Jason Gilkison, BURN THE FLOOR's cast of award-winning international dancers hail from Great Britain, Germany, Italy, Russia, Australia, Sweden, the Philippines and the U.S. - and include Australian Ballroom and World Latin American champions. It's Ballroom dance with a sexy 21st century edge.
BURN THE FLOOR is produced by Harley Medcalf, Joe Watson, Richard Levi, Richard Frankel, Tom Viertel, Steven Baruch, Marc Routh, Raise the Roof One, Toppall/Stevens/Mills, Benigno/Klein, Caldwell/Allen, Carrpailet/Danzansky, Bud Martin, The Production Studio, Schaffert/Schnuck, and Carrie Ann Inaba by special arrangement with Dance Partner Inc.
Tickets are available through www.telecharge.com, or by phone at 212 239 6200.
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