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Penn State College of Arts and Architecture
Center for the Performing Arts at Penn State

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  • You'll have the time of your life. Dirty Dancing — The Classic Story On Stage.
  • An actress, swishing her dress back and forth, places her left leg atop a male dancer's chest while he lies on his back with his legs bent at the knee and folded underneath him.
  • An actress holds a watermelon in her arms while she looks to her left.
  • A male actor stands behind a female actor and caresses her left arm, which is held up and cradles the back of his head.

DIRTY DANCING
THE CLASSIC STORY ON STAGE

7:30 pm Wednesday, March 21, 2018
7:30 pm Thursday, March 22, 2018

DIRTY DANCING—THE CLASSIC STORY ON STAGE is an unprecedented live experience, exploding with heart-pounding music, passionate romance, and sensational dancing.

Seen by millions across the globe, this worldwide smash hit tells the classic story of Baby and Johnny, two fiercely independent young spirits from different worlds who come together in what will be the most challenging and triumphant summer of their lives.

DIRTY DANCING features the hit songs “Hungry Eyes,” “Hey Baby,” “Do You Love Me?,” and the heart-stopping “(I’ve Had) The Time of My Life.” London’s Sunday Express writes, “This crowd-pleasing stage adaptation hits the jackpot!”

Don’t miss your chance to see this record-breaking live theatre sensation. You’ll have the time of your life!

Adult $68, $59
University Park Student $50, $41
18 and Younger $51, $42
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Secondary Events on Each Event

Artistic Viewpoints

6:30 pm Wednesday, March 21, 2018

Eisenhower Auditorium

Artistic Viewpoints, an informal moderated discussion featuring a visiting artist or artists, is offered one hour before the performance and is free for ticket holders. Artistic Viewpoints regularly fills to capacity, so seating is available on a first-arrival basis.

Artistic Viewpoints

6:30 pm Thursday, March 22, 2018

Eisenhower Auditorium

Artistic Viewpoints, an informal moderated discussion featuring a visiting artist or artists, is offered one hour before the performance and is free for ticket holders. Artistic Viewpoints regularly fills to capacity, so seating is available on a first-arrival basis.

Audio Description

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Audio description, which is especially helpful to patrons with sight loss, is available for the 7:30 p.m. Thursday, March 22, performance at no extra charge to ticket holders. Reservations are required at least two weeks in advance of the performance. Phone 814-238-0132 to reserve this service.