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See Spider-Man's Christopher Tierney as Johnny Castle in Dirty Dancing

The Broadway vet joins Gillian Abbott and the rest of the touring cast.

Christopher Tierney as Johnny Castle and Gillian Abbott as Frances "Baby" Houseman.
(© Matthew Murphy)

Broadway veteran Christopher Tierney (Spider-Man Turn Off the Dark) has joined the North American tour of Dirty Dancing — The Classic Story On Stage as the production's newest Johnny Castle. The production has released fresh photos with Tierney in the role, which was famously played by Patrick Swayze in the 1987 film.

Jenny Winton (Penny), Gillian Abbott (Baby), and Christopher Tierney (Johnny) in Dirty Dancing – The Classic Story On Stage.
(© Matthew Murphy)

Tierney joins a cast that includes Gillian Abbott as Baby as well as Doug Carpenter (Billy Kostecki, Singer), Jerome Harmann-Hardeman (Tito Suarez), Ryan Jesse (Neil Kellerman), Gary Lynch (Max Kellerman), Scott McCreary (Robbie Gould), Herman Petras (Mr. Schumacher), Alex Scolari (Lisa Houseman), Mark Elliot Wilson (Dr. Jake Houseman), Jenny Winton (Penny Johnson), and Margot White (Marjorie Houseman).

The national tour of Dirty Dancing, featuring Gillian Abbott as Baby and Doug Carpenter as Billy, is currently visiting theaters across the U.S.
(© Matthew Murphy)

Dirty Dancing features a book written by Eleanor Bergstein. The North American tour is directed by James Powell with choreography by Michele Lynch based on the original choreography by Kate Champion. The creative team also includes Stephen Brimson Lewis (set design), Tim Mitchell (lighting design), Jennifer Irwin (costume design), Bobby Aitken (sound design), Jon Driscoll (video and projection design), Bernie Ardia (hair design), Conrad Helfrich (music supervisor and orchestrations), and Alan Plado (music director).

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