Dirty Dancing at New Alexandra Theatre, Birmingham

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By Julie Wallis twitter.com/Nicenic63

Dirty Dancing at New Alexandra Theatre, Birmingham

Dirty Dancing is at the New Alexandra theatre all this week and it is wonderful!

The story centres around Baby who is holidaying with her family the Housemans in the mountains where she meets and ultimately falls in love with her sexy dance teacher Johnny and the pair end up dancing together on the final night of the holiday as Johnnys regular dance partner is indisposed due to an illegal abortion.

Baby - Watermelon She carried a watermelon

Dirty Dancing is such a well loved, well quoted and iconic movie that I did arrive wondering if the stage play could really measure up, never fear, last nights performance was beyond all my expectations and I loved it. It’s not as good as the film, it’s even better……. yes really!

For the final scene Johnny who last night was played by Robert Colvin

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