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video: 5 Reasons to Get Excited About Dirty Dancing

Monday, January 12, 2015

 

Get excited for the stage version 1987 hit film Dirty Dancing, coming to the Keller Auditorium stage January 13 to January 18. 

“I began to think that what they (the audience) really wanted was to share more intensity in the event, to step through the screen and be there while the story was happening,” said Eleanor Bergstein, screenwriter of the film Dirty Dancing and book writer for the musical.

See Slides Below: 5 Reasons to Get Excited About Dirty Dancing​

Dirty Dancing-The Classic Story on Stage is set in the summer of 1963, with 17 year-old ‘Baby’ on vacation with her family. Mesmerized by the dance moves and music she discovers in the staffs quarters, Baby becomes enthralled in the scene as well as Johnny, the hot dance instructor. She soon becomes the leading lady on-stage and off. 

“We’re delighted to participate in the latest stage incarnation that will introduce Dirty Dancing to a whole new generation of fans,” said Lionsgate Television COO Sandra Stern. “We expect the stage play to prove yet again that nobody puts Baby in a corner.”

Dirty Dancing- The Classic Story on Stage, Keller Auditorium, SW 3rd & Clay, times vary, Tuesday January 13 to Sunday January 18, 2015. For more information click here

 

Related Slideshow: 5 Reasons to Get Excited About Dirty Dancing

The 1987 hit film Dirty Dancing, is coming to the Keller Auditorium stage with more sexy dancing and fun music. 

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Story About Determination

“I conceived her and made her a fighter,” says Dirty Dancing Author Eleanor Bergstein. “A girl who just won’t give up… and who doesn’t expect the world to be handed to here. There’s a lot she doesn’t understand but she work very, very, hard. 

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The Fun Music

This romantic story has the timeless songs like “Do You Love Me?” by The Contours, and the classic ballad “(I’ve Had) The Time Of My Life.” You’ll just want to get up and belt these favorite tunes out during the performance.

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The Hot Dancers

This all star cast  includes Jillian Mueller (Frances “Baby” Houseman)  who just finished starring in Flashdance- The Musical!, and Samuel Pergande (Johnny Castle) who has starred in the stage musical Billy Elliot and Cirque du Soleil’s La Nouba. The whole casts will blow you away with their sensuous and on beat moves. 

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The Legendary Lift

Need we say more?

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And It's Finally HERE

Don’t miss the chance to see this entertaining musical in PDX! 

 
 

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