Blog / Dirty Dancing

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20 Aug

Joe Sugg has made his name as a YouTube star, filmmaker, author, vlogger and 2018 Strictly Come Dancing finalist, but now he will be making his stage debut in Waitress at the Adelphi Theatre from 9 September 2019, taking over the role of Ogie from Blake Harrison who leaves on 7 September.

11 Jan

If it isn’t exciting enough that the Fats Waller musical Ain’t Misbehavin’ is being revived at Southwark Playhouse from 19 April to 1 June 2019, following its premiere at Mercury Theatre Colchester from 15-30 March, just look which artists are making their debuts as director and theatre choreographer. It’s only Tyrone Huntley and Strictly’s Oti Mabuse. We think the joint is going to be jumpin!

13 Nov

From the Strictly Come Dancing ballroom to the West End, The Wanted’s Jay McGuiness returns to the Rip It Up family and joins Olympic gymnast Louis Smith, JLS’ Aston Merrigold and McFly’s Harry Judd at London’s Garrick Theatre from 7 February to 2 June 2019. Will you be checking out their moves?

Dust off your dancing shoes and grab a watermelon! It’s the first performance of DIRTY DANCING at the West End's Phoenix Theatre tonight, returning for a Christmas run in London before another UK tour in 2017. We’re sending lots of #stagey love to everyone and rounding up our top ten countdown-to-opening tweets from #StageFaves cast members...