The new cast will take to the stage for the first time on Monday 26 July, for the Classic Story, at the Aldwych Theatre in London’s West End.DD WALKING SMALL2

Joining the previously announced Dancing On Ice star Ray Quinn (who will play Billy Kostecki) and BBC’s So You Think You Can Dance winner Charlie Bruce (who joins the dance ensemble and understudies the leading role of ‘Baby’), the Canadian born and Royal Winnipeg Ballet dancer Johnny Wright will fulfil a personal lifetime dream to take on the iconic lead role of ‘Johnny Castle’, the dance teacher from the ‘wrong side of the tracks’ whose relationship with Frances ‘Baby’ Houseman forms the central plot to this exhilarating production.

Johnny will play opposite Hannah Vassallo, who continues in the iconic leading role of ‘Baby Houseman’ and Nadia Coote as ‘Penny Johnson’.

Joining Johnny Wright in the London production of Dirty Dancing arePaul Gilmore, in the role of ‘Jake Houseman’, Hilary MacLean as Jake’s wife ‘Marjorie Houseman’, James Leece as ‘Robbie Gould’, Maxine Gregory as ‘Vivian Pressman’, and Christopher Kenniston and Richard Hope as Neil and Max Kellerman.

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