Relive the timeless love story of Baby and Johnny as global content leader Lionsgate (NYSE: LGF.A, LGF.B), GEA Live, Karl Sydow, and Innovation Arts & Entertainment announce Dirty Dancing in Concert, celebrating the film’s 35th anniversary on a full-size cinema screen with a band and singers live on stage. With a soundtrack that defined a generation, Dirty Dancing in Concert promises to bring a new thrilling experience to the 80s classic! Dirty Dancing in Concert comes to Atlanta on November 15, 2022. Fans can sign up for the presale now at Dirtydancinginconcert.com.
Audiences attending Dirty Dancing in Concert will experience the hit film in a unique and unforgettable way. A complete screening of the digitally remastered film will play as a band and singers perform the songs live, in sync with the film. Stay for the encore party and continue to sing and dance along with the band to your favorite Dirty Dancing songs.
Dirty Dancing in Concert will tour in the Fall of 2022 stopping in 35 cities. Opening in celebration of the 35th anniversary of the film, fans will have a new way to immerse themselves in the world of Dirty Dancing while celebrating the classic they know and love.
Dirty Dancing, written by Eleanor Bergstein, directed by Emile Ardolino, and starring Patrick Swayze and Jennifer Grey in their most iconic movie roles, was a worldwide box-office sensation when it was released in 1987. Its soundtrack generated two multi-platinum albums and multiple singles, including the Academy Award®-winning best original song “(I’ve Had) The Time of My Life”. Grossing more than $213 million worldwide, Dirty Dancing captured the hearts of audiences everywhere.
Set in the summer of 1963, Baby Houseman (Jennifer Grey) and her family vacation to the beautiful Catskills resort, Kellerman’s. Intrigued by the staff’s dance instructor, Johnny Castle (Patrick Swayze), and the vastly different lifestyle of others, Baby finds herself learning to dance while having the time of her life and falling in love. It is a summer she’ll never forget.
The 2022 Dirty Dancing in Concert Tour*:
Halifax, NS October 23, 2022
Saint John, NB October 24, 2022
Charlottetown, PEI October 25, 2022
Portland, ME October 27, 2022
Boston October 28, 2022
Philadelphia October 29, 2022
Schenectady, NY October 30, 2022
London, ON November 1, 2022
Hamilton, ON November 2, 2022
Brantford, ON November 3, 2022
Detroit November 4, 2022
Columbus, OH November 5, 2022
South Bend, IN November 6, 2022
Indianapolis, IN November 7, 2022
Louisville, KY November 9, 2022
Akron, OH November 10, 2022
Rosemont, IL November 11, 2022
Milwaukee, WI November 12, 2022
Rockford, IL November 13, 2022
Atlanta November 15, 2022
Birmingham, AL November 16, 2022
Pensacola, FL November 17, 2022
Jacksonville, FL November 18, 2022
Tampa, FL November 19, 2022
Fort Lauderdale, FL November 20, 2022
Sarasota, FL November 22, 2022
Raleigh, NC November 25, 2022
Charlotte, NC November 26, 2022
Greensboro, NC November 27, 2022
Tysons, VA November 29, 2022
Norfolk, VA November 30, 2022
Richmond, VA December 1, 2022
Augusta, GA December 2, 2022
North Charleston, SC December 3, 2022
Savannah, GA December 4, 2022
*Schedule is subject to change
Dirty Dancing in Concert’s tour joins a series of live-to-film concerts touring internationally based on Lionsgate properties, including the highly successful La La Land in Concert, with more than 125 performances in 25 countries to date.
Combining the STARZ premium global subscription platform with world-class motion picture and television studio operations, Lionsgate (NYSE: LGF.A, LGF.B) brings a unique and varied portfolio of entertainment to consumers around the world. Its film, television, subscription and location-based entertainment businesses are backed by a 17,000-title library and the largest collection of film and television franchises in the independent media space. A digital age company driven by its entrepreneurial culture and commitment to innovation, the Lionsgate brand is synonymous with bold, original, relatable entertainment for the audiences it serves worldwide.
GEA Live designs and delivers creative projects off all sizes and disciplines. Since 2012, there has been a shift in the company’s focus to film music as a genre. In recent years GEA closely cooperated with the legend Maestro Ennio Morricone (whom GEA exclusively represented for all live touring) as well as with icons of music film industry such as James Newton Howard, Giorgio Moroder and George Fenton. GEA produces live screenings with orchestra and choir of major motion pictures such as The Godfather, Titanic, La La Land, The Hunger Games, Paddington and Amadeus.
About Karl Sydow
In 2018, Karl produced Sting’s ‘The Last Ship on Tour’ in the UK & Ireland, Alan Ayckbourn’s The Divide with The Old Vic and Edinburgh International Festival, Davit Hare’s The Moderate Soprano at the Duke of York’s Theatre and Sketching by James Graham at Wilton’s Music Hall as well as Red Joan, a film featuring Dame Judi Dench which premiered at Toronto film Festival. Karl has produced Dirty Dancing – the Classic Story on Stage across the UK and around the world since 2004.
About Innovation Arts & Entertainment:
Innovation Arts & Entertainment brings world class theatrical experiences and dynamic live engagements to theaters and performing arts venues across North America. IAE is also the creator of the Beach Road Weekend Music Festival on Martha’s Vineyard and the Martha’s Vineyard Concert Series. IAE provides uncompromising dedication to artists and clients, integrity, artistic vision, marketing innovation, and an unrivaled intensity to do things right the first time.