Producers have today announced full casting for the forthcoming 2019 UK and Ireland tour – and first new production in 25 years – of Jim Jacobs and Warren Casey’s iconic musical, GREASE, which opens at Leeds Grand Theatre on 19 June 2019.
The production will star Dan Partridge as Danny, Martha Kirby as Sandy, Louis Gaunt as Kenickie, and Rhianne-Louise McCaulsky as Rizzo, alongside Jordan Abey as Doody, Ryan Anderson as Roger, Damian Buhagiar as Sonny, Eloise Davies as Frenchy, Natalie Woods as Jan, Tara Sweeting as Marty, Dale White as Eugene, Jessica Croll as Patty Simcox, Corinna Powlesland as Miss Lynch, Abigail Climer as Cha Cha, Darren Bennett as Vince Fontaine, and Will Haswell as Johnny Casino. Completing the cast are Thea Bunting as Cynthia, Emily Beth Harrington as Carly, Jonathan Hermosa Lopez as Bobby, Dom Hutcheson as Mickey, Ruby May Martinwood as Sofia, and Lindsay McAllister as Donna Sue.
They join the previously announced Peter Andre who will play Teen Angel at most performances.
Martha Kirby as Sandy and Dan Partridge as Danny in the UK and Ireland tor off GREASE © Seamus Ryan
Producer Colin Ingram said:
“At last a new production of GREASE with a cast who look and dance like they are in high school! It’s time to come back to one of the most popular musicals of all time with this new production with grit, energy and sass.”
GREASE is directed by Nikolai Foster and choreographed by Arlene Philips, with designs by Colin Richmond, orchestrations and musical supervision by Sarah Travis, lighting design by Guy Hoare and sound design by Tom Marshall.
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