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Patrick Swayze

 
Date of Birth: August 18, 1952 (70)

Birth Place: Houston, TX, USA

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Stage Credits

  [West End]
London Revival, 2005
Nathan Detroit [Replacement]
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 1996
Billy Flynn [Replacement]
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1972
Danny Zuko [Replacement]






Patrick Swayze News

Amanda Reckonwith Returns To Pangea Next Month Photo Amanda Reckonwith Returns To Pangea Next Month
by Stephi Wild - Nov 11, 2022

International opera diva and Broadway legend in her own mind, ‚ÄúAmanda Reckonwith‚ÄĚ Returns! (after a 25 year retirement/rest cure) to razzle dazzle with high comedy and even higher notes!

DESIGN FOR MURDER, DRACULA & More Lead Washington DC's November Top 10 Photo DESIGN FOR MURDER, DRACULA & More Lead Washington DC's November Top 10
by BWW Staff - Nov 1, 2022

Washington, DC is never lacking outstanding theatre, whether epic Broadway shows, engrossing dramas or bold fringe offerings. BroadwayWorld is rounding up our top recommended theatre every month. Coming up this month are Design for Murder, Dracula, and more!

THE LION, THE WITCH & THE WARDROBE Adds Additional Performances Photo THE LION, THE WITCH & THE WARDROBE Adds Additional Performances
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 6, 2022

The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe in the West End,¬†which has already been seen by over¬†100,000¬†people have added two additional performances over the festive season ‚Äď matinees on¬†14 December 2022¬†and on¬†4 January 2023.¬†

PHOTO FLASH: GHOST EL MUSICAL se presenta en Barcelona Photo PHOTO FLASH: GHOST EL MUSICAL se presenta en Barcelona
by Juan-Jose Gonzalez - Sep 30, 2022

David Bustamante y Ricky Merino alternarán el papel de Sam en el Teatre Tívoli.

Review: Suspend Your Disbelief: See GHOST THE MUSICAL At Toby's In Columbia Photo Review: Suspend Your Disbelief: See GHOST THE MUSICAL At Toby's In Columbia
by Cybele Pomeroy - Sep 26, 2022

GHOST THE MUSICAL at Toby‚Äôs Dinner Theater in Columbia, based 1990's movie Ghost, starring Demi Moore and Patrick Swayze, offers romance, drama and retro vibes. The 1955 tune ‚ÄúUnchained Melody‚ÄĚ strings the whole thing together. Cast and orchestra are harmonic and wonderfully watchable. Production values are excellent and dinner is delicious.

DIRTY DANCING prorroga en el Espacio Ibercaja Delicias hasta el 11 de diciembre Photo DIRTY DANCING prorroga en el Espacio Ibercaja Delicias hasta el 11 de diciembre
by Juan-Jose Gonzalez - Sep 23, 2022

El espect√°culo, que cuenta con la direcci√≥n de Federico Bellone y con la producci√≥n de LETSGO, est√° protagonizado por Dani Tatay y Sara √Āvila.

GREASE Will End West End Run in Eight Weeks Photo GREASE Will End West End Run in Eight Weeks
by Stephi Wild - Sep 9, 2022

With only 8 weeks to go, Jim Jacobs & Warren Casey's iconic musical GREASE, has so far been seen by over 250,000 people in the West End making it the Dominion Theatre's most successful summer run since We Will Rock You. GREASE began previews on 3 May 2022 with an official opening on 17 May 2022. The musical last played the Dominion Theatre 26 years ago, closing in 1996, and was as popular and busy this time round, as it was then. 

Davenport's Piano Bar & Cabaret Announces Its September Roster Of Performances Photo Davenport's Piano Bar & Cabaret Announces Its September Roster Of Performances
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 1, 2022

Davenport's Piano Bar & Cabaret, Chicago's premier location for enjoying music in an intimate setting, announces its roster of September performances in its Cabaret and Piano Bar. Davenport's

Riverside Center Will Present GHOST THE MUSICAL Photo Riverside Center Will Present GHOST THE MUSICAL
by Team BWW - Aug 22, 2022

Riverside Center for the Performing Arts continues the splendor of live theatre, accompanied with an optional meal service, with Ghost the Musical live onstage from September 14 through November 6.

DIRTY DANCING 35TH ANNIVERSARY Screening Announced At The Ridgefield Playhouse, Aug Photo DIRTY DANCING 35TH ANNIVERSARY Screening Announced At The Ridgefield Playhouse, August 14
by A.A. Cristi - Jul 28, 2022

Come have the ‚ÄúTime of Your Life‚ÄĚ when Dirty Dancing returns to the big screen at The Ridgefield Playhouse on August 14

Patrick Swayze Videos

VIDEO: Watch An All New Trailer For DIRTY DANCING IN CONCERT Videoplay
VIDEO: Watch An All New Trailer For DIRTY DANCING IN CONCERT

by BroadwayWorld TV - Nov 23, 2021

Relive the timeless love story of Baby and Johnny at Dirty Dancing in Concert, celebrating the film’s 35th anniversary on a full-size cinema screen with a band and singers live on stage. With a soundtrack that defined a generation, Dirty Dancing in Concert promises to bring a new thrilling experience to the 80s classic!

VIDEO: Watch Patrick Swayze, Wesley Snipes & John Leguizamo Talk TO WONG FOO in 1995  Videoplay
VIDEO: Watch Patrick Swayze, Wesley Snipes & John Leguizamo Talk TO WONG FOO in 1995 on TODAY SHOW

by Stage Tube - Sep 4, 2020

The cast of 'To Wong Foo, Thanks for Everything! Julie Newmar‚ÄĚ appeared on TODAY in 1995 for a series of interviews with anchor Bryant Gumbel. Patrick Swayze, Wesley Snipes and John Leguizamo each discussed what it was like getting in drag for the hit film.

VIDEO: On This Day, September 14- Remembering Patrick Swayze Videoplay
VIDEO: On This Day, September 14- Remembering Patrick Swayze

by Stage Tube - Sep 14, 2019

On this day in 2009, the world said goodbye to a luminous star of stage and screen, Patrick Swayze.

VIDEO: Paramount Network Releases I AM PATRICK SWAYZE Official Trailer Videoplay
VIDEO: Paramount Network Releases I AM PATRICK SWAYZE Official Trailer

by Stage Tube - Aug 1, 2019

I Am Patrick Swayze is a loving tribute to the prolific actor that showcases his life and career through untold stories, exclusive interviews, heartfelt home movies, and family photos featuring those who knew him best. The film explores his childhood in Texas and his enduring relationship with widow Lisa Niemi, whom he met as a teenager at his mother's dance studio. Known for undeniable star quality, the documentary is a window into an artist's life that delves into his remarkable film career working on huge blockbuster hits like Dirty Dancing, The Outsiders, and Ghost.

BWW Review: Sentimentality and Show-Stopping Performances Make Temple Theatre's GHOST Videoplay
BWW Review: Sentimentality and Show-Stopping Performances Make Temple Theatre's GHOST Worth the Trip

by Lauren Van Hemert - Oct 24, 2018

In the summer of 1990, the genre-bending, sleeper movie 'Ghost' opened. It became the highest grossing film that year.

VIDEO: On This Day, September 14- Remembering Patrick Swayze Videoplay
VIDEO: On This Day, September 14- Remembering Patrick Swayze

by A.A. Cristi - Sep 14, 2018

Patrick Swayze, a three-time Golden Globe nominated actor, dancer, and singer-songwriter is best-known as the romantic lead in 'Dirty Dancing' and 'Ghost', and for the 'North and South' TV-series. His first professional job was as a dancer for Disney on Parade. In the 70's, the Texas native moved to New York to further his formal dance training. He studied with the Harkness Ballet Company, and then the Joffrey, before joining the Eliot Feld Ballet as a principal dancer.

VIDEO: DIRTY DANCING Comes to Zurich Theater 11! Videoplay
VIDEO: DIRTY DANCING Comes to Zurich Theater 11!

by Leah Windahl - Mar 19, 2018

The Tour of DIRTY DANCING is now playing at the Zurich Theater 11! Based on the hit 1987 film of the same name starring Jennifer Grey, DIRTY DANCING has been viewed onstage by more than 8 million people. DIRTY DANCING opened in Zurich on March 6th and will run through March 18th. Can't make the Tour this time around? Catch it again early next year, from January 21st through the 27th.

BWW TV: Watch Highlights of Natalie Weiss & More in New Teaser for GHOST THE MUSICAL  Videoplay
BWW TV: Watch Highlights of Natalie Weiss & More in New Teaser for GHOST THE MUSICAL at WPPAC

by BroadwayWorld TV - Oct 25, 2017

The White Plains Performing Arts Center (WPPAC) presents GHOST THE MUSICAL playing now through October 29. BroadwayWorld has an extended look at new footage from the show in the teaser below!

VIDEO: On This Day, September 14- Remembering Patrick Swayze Videoplay
VIDEO: On This Day, September 14- Remembering Patrick Swayze

by Stage Tube - Sep 14, 2017

Patrick Swayze, a three-time Golden Globe nominated actor, dancer, and singer-songwriter is best-known as the romantic lead in 'Dirty Dancing' and 'Ghost', and for the 'North and South' TV-series. His first professional job was as a dancer for Disney on Parade. In the 70's, the Texas native moved to New York to further his formal dance training. He studied with the Harkness Ballet Company, and then the Joffrey, before joining the Eliot Feld Ballet as a principal dancer.

STAGE TUBE: Yahoo Movies Shares Exclusive Footage of DIRTY DANCING Rehearsal
by Stage Tube - Feb 6, 2017

Yahoo Movies shares exclusive, rare footage of Patrick Swayze and Jennifer Grey in a Dirty Dancing screen test, marking the 30th anniversary of the show.


Patrick Swayze Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Patrick Swayze been in?
Patrick Swayze has appeared on Broadway in 2 shows.

How many West End shows has Patrick Swayze been in?
Patrick Swayze has appeared on London's West End in 1 shows.

What was Patrick Swayze's first West End show?
Patrick Swayze's first West End show was Guys and Dolls which opened in 2005