Reviews

The Gossip

  • “THERE’S NO DENYING THAT JOHNNY AND BABY’S LOVE STORY STEALS THE SHOW, BUT THE TALENT FROM THE ENTIRE CAST IS JUST AS RIVETING. WITH PENNY JOHNSON‘S (JENNIFER MEALANI JONES) SHOW-STOPPING MOVES, LISA HOUSEMAN’S (ALYSSA BRIZZI) PLAYFUL DANCE NUMBER, AND SONGS LIKE “YOU DON’T OWN ME” AND “(I’VE HAD) THE TIME OF MY LIFE” BELTED OUT LIVE, THIS SHOW (AND ALL THE PEOPLE IN IT) IS BRILLIANT.”

    Broadway World Connecticut
  • “Any show with ‘Dancing’ in the title better deliver, and the hoofing is the best part here. The young, astoundingly attractive dance chorus displays energy and precision that impress throughout.”

    Kansas City Star
  • Dirty Dancing a new experience on stage. boy, can those folks dance.”

    Omaha World-Herald
  • “An instant aphrodisiac. I dare you to take your eyes off this brilliantly cast, theatrical representation of cult classic ‘Dirty Dancing.'”

    Louisville.com
  • “Jaw-Dropping. ‘Dirty Dancing’ sizzles with sexy moves.”

    Greenville News
  • “The slick touring production of Dirty Dancing — The Classic Story on Stage serves nostalgic fun. The first drum beats elicited wild cheers.”

    The Tennessean
  • “Dirty Dancing makes all the right moves. If you’re a fan of the movie, you won’t be disappointed.”

    The Des Moines Register
  • “Dirty Dancing still elicits cheers. Christopher Tierney is a sensational dancer with charismatic stage presence. Gillian Abbott is fresh and real.”

    Chicago Sun-Times
  • DIRTY DANCING scores with its moves. [. . .] The dancing throughout the production is sharply and sensually executed!”

    New Orleans Times Picayune
  • “This production lives up to its legacy. It captures the thrilling sexiness and the joy of the film with music and movement.”

    Tampa Tribune
  • “With the hit songs and recognizable dance moves from the movie, this show electrifies audiences as if they are taken into the movie itself.”

    Broadway World Atlanta
  • DIRTY DANCING can still give an audience, to riff on its Oscar-winning pop classic, the time of their lives. [. . .] It’s just a lot of fun.”

    Houston Chronicle
  • “Strong performances, a story you can’t help but love, and a killer soundtrack that truly acts as a soundtrack add up to a big hit, one that’s got all those other movies-turned-stage-productions beat.”

    Durham Triangle Arts & Entertainment
  • “Spectacular music and breathtaking dance numbers! The stage version provides a level of excitement and electricity that cannot be matched on film.”

    DC Metro Theatre Arts
  • “FASTEN YOUR SEAT BELTS AND HAVE THE TIME OF YOUR LIFE.”

    Boston Globe
  • “IT’S IMPOSSIBLE NOT TO HAVE FUN AT DIRTY DANCING.”

    Chicago Sun Times
  • “ELECTRIFYING. THE AUDIENCE ROARS.”

    Boston Metro
  • “THE BIG, BOLD DANCE NUMBERS EXPLODE WITH EXCITEMENT.”

    WGN-TV and Radio (Chicago)
  • “THIS CROWD-PLEASING STAGE ADAPTATION HITS THE JACKPOT!”

    London’s Sunday Express
  • “SEXY & SENSUOUS. THE DANCING IS A DELIGHT.”

    The Independent (London)
  • “THE BIGGEST THEATRE SENSATION OF ALL TIME.”

    Daily Mail (London)