Dirty Dancing - The Classic Story On Stage (West End)
Ends Apr 29 2h 25m
Dirty Dancing - The Classic Story On Stage (West End)

Dirty Dancing - The Classic Story On Stage (West End) London Reviews and Tickets

(137 Reviews)
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Entertaining, Delightful, Enchanting, Absorbing, Great singing

About the Show

The musical adaptation of the classic 80s film returns to the West End.

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Member Reviews (137)

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83 Reviews | 8 Followers
Great dancing, Raunchy, Funny, Entertaining, Absorbing

See it if You love the movie

Don't see it if you only like the classics

30 Reviews | 0 Followers
Nostalgic, Delightful, Entertaining

See it if You love the movie and want an enjoyable night out.

Don't see it if If you want a literal copy of the movie

33 Reviews | 0 Followers
Entertaining, Raunchy

See it if You like the film and the music.

Don't see it if You want a musical with a rich plot.

34 Reviews | 1 Follower
Romantic, Fluffy, Disappointing, Dated, Cliched

See it if You LOVE the film and only if you love the film. It is shot for shot the film. Nothing impressive or clever.

Don't see it if You don’t like, tolerate or even just like the film.

33 Reviews | 0 Followers
Great singing, Not a musical, Dance show, Quirky

See it if You like a good dance show with a story and a great live band

Don't see it if You wanna see a musical

29 Reviews | 0 Followers
Romantic, Great singing, Entertaining

See it if you like the film

Don't see it if you’re expecting something more than the film

26 Reviews | 0 Followers
Entertaining, Delightful, Ambitious, Clever, Absorbing

See it if You love the film, enjoy big dance numbers and love the characters

Don't see it if You don’t like the film or don’t like dance musicals

22 Reviews | 0 Followers
Film-like, Great stage design

See it if If you love the film and want to see it live.

Don't see it if If you expect something different from the movie.

Critic Reviews (6)

London Theatre
January 26th, 2023

"With its infectious mix of chart-topping tracks, explosive dance routines, and that lift, 'Dirty Dancing' at the Dominion Theatre is a joyous musical tonic. You’ll wish you could book a one-way trip to Kellerman’s."
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All That Dazzles (UK)
January 26th, 2023

"It doesn’t make for a perfect piece of theatre, but I’d hardly begrudge those audience members that moment of joy."
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Everything Theatre (UK)
January 28th, 2023

"This show is importantly a stage adaptation, not a musical nor a play. It has taken a classic and well loved movie and transformed it into a fun, dance filled production with a fantastic cast."
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London Theatre
February 9th, 2022
For a previous production

But none of these quibbles will matter a jot to those who just want to see their favourite film played out live, complete with glittering pink signs, lovingly re-created details and the famous end lift. If that’s what you’re after, you’ll definitely have the time of your life.
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Shy Strange Manic
February 14th, 2022
For a previous production

Dirty Dancing is a reproduction of the fan favourite film, so a stage version was sure to be a hit. However, what does this stage adaptation add to this well-known film? The answer is sadly, not much.
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February 9th, 2022
For a previous production

The show is more concerned with the flashy show-stopping scenes such as the joyful ending, when a talented dance ensemble and (somewhat undermaximised) band fill the stage alongside the key performers. Fun and straightforward – in those moments, Dirty Dancing seldom puts a foot wrong.
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