‘Dirty Dancing’ tour visits Seattle’s Paramount
The stage version of ”Dirty Dancing” is busting out at Seattle’s Paramount Theatre in January, 2015.
“No one puts baby in a corner!” The movie “Dirty Dancing” may not have won any big prizes, or crashed the box office Top 10 when it came out. But the low-budget 1987 film about a cute teenager who falls for (and sexy-dances with) a hunky dancer while vacationing with her family in the Catskills has taken in about $228 million over the years, sold a lot DVDs and is a semi-guilty pleasure of many. The stage musical version hasn’t braved Broadway, but it’s a hit on tour and debuts in Seattle at the Paramount Theatre, Tuesday, Jan. 20, to Sunday, Feb. 1. Tickets start at $25 (877-784-4849 or stgpresents.org).
Misha Berson, Seattle Times theater critic