The timeless love story of Dirty Dancing is hitting the stage at Segerstrom Center in Costa Mesa. Individual tickets to the Orange County premiere of Dirty Dancing – The Classic Story on Stage are now available and start at just $29! Catch the staged musical of the worldwide smash-hit film from February 3rd through February 15th, 2015.
It’s the summer of 1963, and 17-year-old Frances “Baby” Houseman is on vacation in New York’s Catskill Mountains with her older sister and parents. Mesmerized by the racy dance moves and pounding rhythms she discovers in the resort’s staff quarters, Baby can’t wait to be part of the scene, especially when she catches sight of Johnny Castle, the resort’s sexy dance instructor. Passions ignite and Baby’s life changes forever when she is thrown in to the deep end as Johnny’s leading lady, both onstage and off.
Dirty Dancing – The Classic Story on Stage was first performed at the Theatre Royal in Sydney, Australia in November 2004 before embarking upon a hugely successful tour of Australia and New Zealand. A new production opened at the Theater Neue Flora in Hamburg, Germany in March 2006 where it broke records for achieving the highest advance in European history. The production then began performances on London’s West End in October 2006 and went on to become the longest running show in the history of the Aldwych Theatre.
Like all shows performed at Segerstrom Center for the Arts, this one will be a must-see. It’ll grab our attention, draw us into the show and sure enough, we’ll become mesmerized as we see this beautiful movie come to life on stage. I can’t wait to see it opening night.
Segerstrom Center for the Arts – Segerstrom Hall
February 3-15, 2015
Tuesday – Friday at 7:30 p.m.
Saturday at 2 and 7:30 p.m.
Sunday at 1 and 6:30 p.m.
The 2 p.m. performance on Saturday, February 14 will include audio description, open captioning and sign-language interpretation. Ticketholders are encouraged to attend one hour prior to each performance as there will be pre-show activities.
600 Town Center Drive
Costa Mesa, CA
The performance is approximately 2 hours and 20 minutes long, with an intermission half way through.
Have the time of your life at Segerstrom Center for the Arts with free Dirty Dancing-themed lobby activities starting one hour prior to show time and during intermission.
- Back by popular demand, two Dirty Dancing photo opportunities: one on the Orchestra Terrace level lobby and the other on the Loge level lobby.
- Segerstrom Hall will be decorated with memorable quotes from the film and musical, such as “Nobody puts Baby in a corner” and “I carried a watermelon.” Find your favorite!
- Pop hits from the ʽ60s playing in the background will set the mood for Dirty Dancing.
Guests are asked to use #SCFTA and #DirtyDancingTour on social media sites.
Start at $29
In person – The Box Office
Open 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. daily
Online – SCFTA.org
Phone – (714) 556-2787
Open 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. daily
TTY number – (714) 556-2746
Group Sales – (714) 755-0236
Dirty Dancing Menu at Leatherby’s Cafe Rouge
Make it a whole night out by stopping by Leatherby’s Cafe Rouge beforehand and trying out their special Broadway-themed menu. For more information, please visit: www.patinagroup.com/caferouge.
Price: $45 per person for 3 courses // $64 inclusive of menu and wine pairings
Hey! Baby // Soft Herb and Greens Salad, Poached Pear, Shaved Prosciutto, Dried Cranberries, Housemade Honey, Ricotta Crostini, Verjus Vinaigrette
Hungry Eyes // Boneless Beef Short Rib, Yukon Gold Potato Purée, King Trumpet Mushrooms, Cipollini,Herb Tempura, Natural Jus
Will You Love Me Tomorrow // Raspberry Macaron, Manjari Chocolate Ganache, Raspberry Sorbet, Port Air and Pâte de Fruit
photo credit // Matthew Murphy
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Originally published on January 30, 2015. Last Updated on January 2, 2019 by Pattie Cordova