The North American tour of Dirty Dancing – The Classic Story On Stage
will begin performances Aug. 26, prior to an official opening Sept. 2, at The National Theatre in Washington D.C. Playbill was on hand for a rehearsal room preview as the cast ran through the high-energy classic "Do You Love Me." James Powell directs the production which features choreography by Michele Lynch
based on the show's original choreography by Kate Champion. Samuel Pergande (Johnny Castle) and Jillian Mueller
(Frances "Baby" Houseman) lead the company. See a Photo Call
of the media event.