LONDON, Nov. 15 (UPI) -- Nearly two decades after its big screen debut, "Dirty Dancing" has found new life in a London stage production.
Even before London's Theatreland began offering its stage rendition of the 1987 film, ABC reported the adaptation became the locale's fastest selling musical, distributing nearly $20 million in advance tickets.
"People who come to see this are fans of the film," Rich said of the adaptation, which originated in Australia. "So every line that is in the film is in the show."
ABC said the successful stage production had previously traveled through Germany and New Zealand and is eyeing an eventual move to both Canada and the United States.