Come on we all love this musical, and we all need to go see it in Liverpool!
Pink Ladies & T Birds of Liverpool it is time to get the hair gel and the lacer out as Grease is heading to the Empire in 2017, bringing with it an all star cast.
The cast includes Louisa Lytton who will be playing Rizzo in the UK tour of the hit 70s musical, Grease, joining Tom Parker (The Wanted) who plays Danny and Darren Day takes the role of Teen Angel. Grease comes to the Liverpool Empire Theatre from Monday 3rd to Saturday 8th April 2017.
Since breaking out on Broadway in 1972, Grease’s place has been firmly established in the cultural Hall of Fame, having seduced the hearts of millions with its back-to-back sizzling tunes. 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.
Voted the “No 1 Greatest Musical”*, Grease has proved that a musical love story, bursting with denim, 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, pick-me up 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), designed by Terry Parsons, with costumes by Andreane Neofitou. Grease is presented by Paul Nicholas and David Ian.
Further casting for the UK tour is to be announced.
For more information, visit www.greasethemusical.co.uk
Liverpool Empire Theatre
Monday 3rd – Saturday 8th April 2017
Mon – Thu evenings 7.30pm, Friday 5.30pm & 8.30pm, Sat 5.00pm & 8.00pm
Tickets from £12
Empire Theatre Box Office ¦ 0844 871 3017 ¦ atgtickets.com/Liverpool
(Fees may apply to online/phone bookings. Calls cost 7p per minute plus your phone company’s access charge)