PHOTO CALL: Maksim Chmerkovskiy, Karina Smirnoff, Haley Scarnato and More "DWTS" and "American Idol" Stars Heat Up Westbury in Ballroom With a Twist
04 Aug 2014
The critically acclaimed international dance production Ballroom With a Twist is embarking on a summer tour. The dance spectacular features Maksim Chmerkovskiy, Karina Smirnoff, Valentin Chmerkovskiy and Sharna Burgess. We offer exclusive backstage, performance and cast party photos from the tour's recent stop at the NYCB Theatre at Westbury.
Photo by Joseph Marzullo/WENN at the NYCB Theatre at Westbury
"Watching the Cha-Cha excitement on the television screen is one thing, but getting up close to watch the swing of the fringe, sequins and witness the booming sounds of the Rumba bass is a whole other ballgame. Ballroom With a Twist brings a frenzy of sizzling dance moves by professional international dancers presenting the hot Samba, Waltz, Foxtrot, Quickstep, and Jive. As if the jaw-dropping dancers aren’t enough to keep you ogling at smooth moves and high kicks, several of your favorite American Idol finalists will also join the bill with their powerhouse hit songs. Ballroom With a Twist gives audiences thrills with its varieties of music providing a concert soundtrack to the evening."
Set in the magical world of La Belle Epoque Paris, where fashion, glamour, and passion prevail, Lerner and Loewe's celebrated musical is a romantic comedy about one young woman's journey to find her true self... and her true love.