Sorry, Dancing with the Stars fans, but your favorite blue-eyed ballroom champion will not be returning to the dancefloor for the 20th cycle of the show.
Instead, Derek Hough will be headed to Radio City Music Hall to star opposite Tony award-winning actress Laura Benanti in “New York Spring Spectacular” beginning March 12. He will play the role of Jack in the short-run production with opening night scheduled for March 26.
Hough has won the coveted DWTS mirrorball trophy a record five times with his celebrity partners including Glee star Amber Riley and Dirty Dancing’s Jennifer Grey. He even earned an Emmy in 2013 for his choreography on the show.
But never fear, Hough will return to the show in the fall.