The show is created, directed and choreographed by Jason Gilkison, and blends Latin and Ballroom dance. It was first conceived as a special performance at Sir Elton John's 50th birthday celebration in 1997. Two years later, the show made its world premiere in the U.K., and it has since toured globally.
The cast for the Broadway engagement includes Henry Bayalikov, Sharna Burgess, Kevin Clifton, Sasha Farber, Jeremy Garner, Anya Garnis, Gordana Grandosek, Patrick Helm, Sarah Hives Melanie Hooper, Peta Murgatroyd, Giselle Peacock, Sarah Soriano, Damon & Rebecca Sugden, Damian Whitewood, Trent Widdon, and Robin Windsor; Maksim Chmerkovskiy and Karina Smirnoff are guest starring until August 16.In related news, the cast of Burn the Floor, including Maks and Karina, will appear at the Thursday, August 6 edition of Broadway in Bryant Park, beginning at 12:30pm.
For more information, visit www.burnthefloor.com.