Dirty Dancing - The Classic Story On Stage (West End)
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Dirty Dancing - The Classic Story On Stage (West End)

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

(217 Ratings)
Members say
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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Show-Score Member Reviews (217)

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55 Reviews | 6 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

74 Reviews | 10 Followers
Raunchy, Great dancing

See it if you love the film. Its a great adaptation

Don't see it if NA

59 Reviews | 2 Followers
Cliched, Romantic, Fluffy, Entertaining, Delightful

See it if You love the film, great dancing, 80s music and a good old fashioned love story!

Don't see it if You're expecting stellar acting or a deep storyline. Read more

98 Reviews | 6 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

101 Reviews | 6 Followers
Romantic, Classic

See it if You liked the movie and enjoy the soundtrack.

Don't see it if You're expecting an out of this world cast.

56 Reviews | 4 Followers
Romantic, Great staging, Great singing, Funny, Entertaining

See it if You love the movie! If you want a fun light hearted musical this is so much fun! The cast and band are great!

Don't see it if You don’t like the movie or don’t like cringey musicals.

63 Reviews | 4 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.

67 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.

Critic Reviews (6)

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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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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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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