The classic story comes to the stage
Dirty Dancing hits the The Alhambra Stage for three weeks from Tuesday 7th July to Saturday 25th July.
The Producers of Dirty Dancing – The Classic Story On Stage are thrilled to announce that Jessie Hart
will join the record-breaking tour to star as the idealistic Baby Houseman. Jessie recently graduated from
Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts, and has since played ‘Agnes’ in the ITV drama Arthur and George and
the lead role of ‘Gerda’ in The Snow Queen (Nuffield Theatre).
Lewis Kirk will also be starring as Johnny Castle, one of the most iconic roles in popular culture. Lewis, who
started his Dirty Dancing journey as a member of the 2014/15 touring company, was previously seen on tour
around the UK in Hairspray and has also appeared in Our House 10th Anniversary Concert (Savoy) and in
the world premiere of Soho Cinders (Soho).
Also joining the cast are Lori Haley Fox as Marjorie Houseman, Georgina Castle as Lisa Houseman,
Kane Verrall as Neil Kellerman and Matthew Colthart as Billy Kostecki. Albey Brookes will also be
joining the ensemble.
The second UK tour of Dirty Dancing – The Classic Story On Stage launched this spring and continues to
the autumn stopping off at the Alhambra Theatre, Bradford from 7th July for a three week run. Concurrently
the show is also enjoying huge success in Europe; after a recent sell-out season in Vienna, Austria, the
show continues to tour in German speaking territories
A new French-language production is also wowing audiences in France and, having opened in Paris in
January 2015 for a sell-out run, the production has since embarked on an arena tour of major French cities.
The show has also recently re-opened in Melbourne, prior to a new Australian tour marking the tenth
anniversary of the original stage show.
Please call the Box Office on 01274 432000 or visit http://www.bradford-theatres.co.uk/ for more information.