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The Time of Your Life at Theatre Severn this Summer!
02 Jul 2021
by Becci Dutton

We’re about to have the time of our lives as the smash hit Dirty Dancing UK tour kicks off in Shrewsbury this summer!

Bosses at Theatre Severn have announced a series of special preview performances of the musical Dirty Dancing - The Classic Story on Stage.

The production will visit Shrewsbury for a limited run from July 29 to July 31 before embarking on its official tour of the UK.

We all know the iconic story of Baby and Johnny and can’t wait to sing along to hit songs, such as Hungry Eyes, Hey! Baby, Do You Love Me? and the heart stopping (I’ve Had) The Time Of My Life.

The show returns to the stage, following two blockbuster West End runs, four hit UK tours, and multiple sensational international productions.


Produced by Karl Sydow and written by Eleanor Bergstein, script writer of the phenomenally successful 1987 film, the production features the much-loved characters and original dialogue from the iconic film, as well as exciting extra scenes.


Theatre Severn’s Marketing Officer Beki Poole said: “We are thrilled to announce a very limited run of special preview performances of the smash hit musical Dirty Dancing before the brand new UK tour officially begins in August. 


“We are expecting a high demand for tickets so early booking is recommended.”

Theatre Severn has revealed a fantastic line-up in the coming months, with a brand-new stage play of Cluedo from April 11 to April 16, 2022.


Based on the classic detective board game, the UK premier production is directed by Mark Bell, director of the award-winning The Play That Goes Wrong and A Comedy About A Bank Robbery and, just like the game, promises audiences of all ages a nostalgic, fun and thrilling evening of entertainment.


Comedy improviser Paul Merton and his ‘Impro Chums’ are set to return to Theatre Severn on May 21, 2022


Following a run of sell out shows at the venue in previous years, Paul Merton, Richard Vranch, Suki Webster, Mike McShane and accompanist Kirsty Newton are back on the road to visit Shrewsbury with another evening of improvisation.


For family audiences, Rod Campbell’s much-loved book Dear Zoo comes to life on stage from October 19 to October 21, 2021. The show is full of puppetry, songs and, of course, all the animals from the zoo.


Tickets for forthcoming events are available online at theatresevern.co.uk or by telephone (01743 281281).