Maksim Chmerkovskiy
(© Joseph Marzullo/WENN)
Maksim Chmerkovskiy
(© Joseph Marzullo/WENN)
Maksim Chmerkovskiy and Kym Johnson, from television's Dancing with the Stars, will join the cast of Broadway's Burn the Floor at the Longacre Theatre on November 27. The duo will continue with the production, which has just extended through January 10.

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.

Chmerkovskiy, who was seen in the production for three weeks last summer, and Johnson, who will be making her Broadway debut, will join a company which also features Henry Byalikov, Sharna Burgess, Artem Chigvintsev, Kevin Clifton, Sasha Farber, Jeremy Garner, Anya Garnis, Gordana Grandosek, Patrick Helm, Sarah Hives, Melanie Hooper, Pasha Kovalev, Peta Murgatroyd, Giselle Peacock, Nuria Santalucia, Mirko Sciolan, Sarah Soriano, Damon & Rebecca Sugden, Trent Whiddon, Damian Whitewood, and Robin Windsor. The dancers are supported by vocalists Ricky Rojas and Rebecca Tapia.

For further information, visit www.burnthefloor.com.