YOU’LL HAVE THE TIME OF YOUR LIFE…
LEARN THE FAMOUS DANCE STEPS FROM PROFESSIONALS, ENJOY LIVE PERFORMANCES, TRIVIA CONTESTS AND MORE!
Fans and followers of the hit film Dirty Dancing, are invited to have the time of their lives when the Kimmel Center opens its doors to the public with a music-filled ‘Dirty Lunch,’ celebrating the arrival of Dirty Dancing – The Classic Story On Stage at the Academy of Music later this month. The staged musical of this worldwide smash-hit film arrives at the Academy of Music for a two-week engagement beginning March 24 through April 5.
The festivities are scheduled for Friday, March 13 from 12 noon to 1:00 pm in the Kimmel Center’s (Broad & Spruce Sts.) Commonwealth Plaza. Attendees are encouraged to bring their best dance moves and learn some of the musical’s signature dance moves, courtesy of Society Hill Dance Academy instructors. In addition, a talented group of young dancers from the Philadelphia High School for the Creative and Performing Arts (CAPA) will perform popular dance numbers to music from the show.
Fans will also have the opportunity to participate in Dirty Dancing *trivia contests, karaoke, an enter-to win tickets drawing, along with a watermelon-carrying contest, replicating the scene from the movie! Food and beverages by Garces Events will be available for purchase.
*Did you know that the line from the film, ‘Nobody puts Baby in the corner,’ is ranked by the American Film Institute as one of the Top 100 movie quotes in history?
Based on the award-winning film, Dirty Dancing – The Classic Story On Stage is the timeless love story featuring heart-pounding music, passionate romance and sensational dancing. The stage adaptation features the hit songs “(I’ve Had) The Time Of My Life,” “Hungry Eyes,” “Hey Baby,” and “Do You Love Me?”
Tickets for Dirty Dancing – The Classic Story On Stage, are still available by calling 215-731-3333, online at kimmelcenter.org, at the Kimmel Center box office (open daily 10 am to 6 pm) or at the Academy of Music box office (Broad & Locust Sts.) during performances only.