Starring Tom Parker, Danielle Hope, Louisa Lytton & Darren Day
Friday 10 – Saturday 25 March 2017
Palace Theatre, Manchester
Grease is the word! An all-new tour of the hit musical opens at the Palace Theatre, Manchester in March with an all-star cast.
It’s the original high-school musical featuring everyone’s favourite characters – Sandy, Danny, the groovy T Birds, the sassy Pink Ladies and the whole gang at Rydell High – and all the unforgettable songs from the hit movie including You’re The One That I Want, Grease Is The Word, Summer Nights, Hopelessly Devoted to You, Sandy, Greased Lightnin’ and many more.
The show stars Tom Parker (The Wanted) who makes his musical theatre debut playing Danny Zuko, Danielle Hope (Over the Rainbow winner) who plays Sandy, Louisa Lytton (Strictly Come Dancing, EastEnders) who plays Rizzo and Darren Day (Celebrity Big Brother) who returns to Grease to play Teen Angel seventeen years after playing Danny in the West End.
Completing the cast are Tom Senior as Kenickie, Michael Cortez as Sonny, Oliver Jacobson as Roger, Ryan Heenan as Doody, Callum Evans as Eugene, Lauren Atkins as Marty, Rosanna Harris as Jan, Rhiannon Chesterman as Frenchy, Gabriella Williams as Patty and Ailsa Davidson as Lynch.
The ensemble includes Charlotte Coggin, Anthony Hughes, Alessia McDermott, Natasha Mould, Anna Murray, George Olney, Rory Phelan and Grant Thresh.
Voted the “No 1 Greatest Musical”*, Grease has proved that a musical love story, bursting with cheerleaders, slick hairstyles, rock’n’roll, 1950’s pop culture and an irresistible mix of teenage angst and young romance is timeless and universal.
Grease is the ultimate feel-good musical – an electrifying extravaganza, packed with fun, energy and vibrant physicality.
The show is guaranteed to thrill audiences and leave everyone hand-jiving the night away with “A-wop-bop-a-loo-bop, a wop-bam-boom!”
This award-winning production originally opened in the West End in 1993 where it enjoyed a hugely successful run of 6 years at the Dominion and Cambridge Theatres.
The show has since toured throughout the world playing to sell out audiences and breaking box office records everywhere, having been seen by over 12 million people in the UK alone.
Written by Jim Jacobs and Warren Casey, directed by David Gilmore (Daisy Pulls It Off, Happy Days, Song & Dance, Footloose) and choreographed by Arlene Phillips (Starlight Express, Saturday Night Fever, Flashdance The Musical & BBC’s Strictly Come Dancing), design by Terry Parsons, with costumes by Andreane Neofitou, Grease is presented by Paul Nicholas and David Ian.
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Production images from the 2011-12 UK Tour