The new production of the musical is set to open at the Curve Theatre in Leicester on the 30th July.
The producers of the brand new production of Grease have confirmed that Dan Partridge will be reprising the role of Danny, having played the role on the UK and Ireland tour in 2019. He will be joined in this production of Jim Jacobs & Warren Casey’s musical by Georgia Louise as Sandy, Paul French as Kenickie and Tendai Rinomhota as Rizzo.
The cast is also set to include: Alex Christian as Doody, Josh Barnett as Roger, Inez Budd as Marty, Maeve Byrne as Jan, Marianna Neofitou as Frenchy, Corinna Powlesland as Miss Lynch, Cristian Zaccarini as Sonny, Alishia-Marie Blake, Thea Bunting, Kevin O’Dwyer, Laura-Jane Fenney, Jacob Fisher, Elliot Gooch, Dom Hutcheson, Haroun al Jeddal, Kalisha Johnson, Hannah-Faith Marram, Matt Trevorrow and Jacob Young. They join the previously announced Peter Andre, who will be playing Teen Angel and Vince Fontaine at certain venues.
This production of the classic musical, directed by Nikolai Foster and choreographed by Arlene Phillips was originally set to go out on tour last year but had to be postponed due to COVID-19.
Peter Andre is currently scheduled to perform at certain performances in Leicester, Plymouth, Canterbury, Nottingham, Milton Keynes, Woking, Dartford, Bristol, Edinburgh, Manchester, Birmingham, Southampton, Liverpool and Cardiff. Customers are advised to check their local websites for specific dates.
The creative team for Grease includes: designs by Colin Richmond, orchestrations and musical supervision by Sarah Travis, lighting design by Ben Cracknell, sound design by Tom Marshall and 2021 tour casting by Kay Magson CDG, with original tour casting by David Grindrod CDG. It is produced by Colin Ingram, InTheatre Productions, Donovan Mannato, Playing Field, William Sinclair, Hunter Arnold, Araca and Curve.
For more information about the tour and dates visit: https://greasethemusicalontour.com/