News: Full cast Announced For The UK And Ireland Tour of Grease

January 31, 2024
News: Full cast Announced For The UK And Ireland Tour of Grease

Lead producer Colin Ingram is delighted to announce the full cast for the UK and Ireland tour of iconic musical Grease. Additional performances have been added in venues across the tour due to popular demand.

Marley Fenton (Stephen Sondheim’s Old Friends, Gielgud Theatre) will play Danny, Hope Dawe (Mountview graduate) will play Sandy, Rebecca Stenhouse (Legally Blonde, UK Tour) will play Rizzo, George Michaelides (Disney’s Newsies, Wembley Park Troubadour Theatre) will play Kenickie, Kieran Lynch (The Adventures of Peter Pan, Edinburgh Festival Theatre) as Doody, Lewis Day (Beauty and the Beast, Cast Theatre Doncaster) as Roger, Sario Solomon (Pacific Overtures, Menier Chocolate Factory) as Sonny, Alicia Belgarde (Bugsy Malone, UK Tour) as Frenchy, Emerald B (National Lottery New Years Eve Bash) as Jan, India Chadwick (P.S I’m A Terrible Person, Cockpit Theatre) as Marty, Jayd’n Tyrone (Grease, Dominion Theatre) as Eugene, Phoebe Roberts (Mamma Mia!, International & UK Tour) as Patty Simcox, Dominique Planter (The Lion King, Lyceum Theatre) as Miss Lynch, Joe Gash (Rock of Ages, UK Tour) as Vince Fontaine and Teen Angel, Deena Kapadia (Death Note, London Palladium & Lyric Theatre) as Cha Cha and Adam Davidson (Mary Poppins, Prince Edward Theatre) as Johnny Casino.

They are joined by Zera Aitken, Dylan Gordon-Jones, Sergi Ibanez, Thomas Inge, Lauren Hampton, Imogen Malone, Ben Middleton and Carly Miles.

The 2024 tour will begin at Churchill Theatre, Bromley on 12 April 2024 running through to 16 November 2024 at Lyceum Theatre, Sheffield.

Grease has been seen by over 500,000 people in the West End, making it the Dominion Theatre’s most successful summer run since We Will Rock You. Grease received 4 WhatsOnStage Award nominations for Best Musical Revival, Best Choreography for Arlene Phillips and Best Supporting Performer in a Musical for original cast members Jocasta Almgill and Paul French.

The 1978 film adaptation starring John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John is the fourth highest-grossing live action musical of all time. The musical features beloved songs, including Summer Nights, Greased Lightnin’, Hopelessly Devoted To You and You’re The One That I Want.

Grease is directed by Nikolai Foster and choreographed by Arlene Phillips, with designs by Colin Richmond, orchestrations and musical supervision by Sarah Travis, lighting design by Ben Cracknell, sound design by Tom Marshall and Richard Brooker, video and projection design by Douglas O’Connell and casting by David Grindrod CDG.

2024 Tour Schedule

12 – 20 April – Bromley Churchill Theatre              

23 April – 4 May – Dublin Bord Gais Energy Theatre          

7 – 11 May – Hull New Theatre  

13 – 18 May – Royal & Derngate Northampton   

21 – 25 May – Ipswich Regent Theatre

27 May – 1 June – Liverpool Empire Theatre

3 – 8 June – Norwich Theatre Royal          

10 – 15 June – Newcastle Theatre Royal 

17 – 22 June – Glasgow Kings Theatre

25 – 29 June – Edinburgh Playhouse                                        

2 – 6 July – Aberdeen His Majesty’s Theatre

15 – 20 July – Birmingham Alexandra

23 – 27 July – Truro Hall for Cornwall

29 July – 3 August – Bradford Alhambra Theatre

5 – 10 August – Milton Keynes Theatre

12 – 17 August – Eastbourne Congress   

19 – 24 August – Blackpool Opera House

27 – 31 August – Royal Concert Hall Nottingham

2 – 7 September – Cardiff Wales Millennium Centre                         

16 – 21 September – Bristol Hippodrome                                                              

24 – 28 September – Oxford New Theatre                                                            

30 September – 5 October – Dartford Orchard Theatre

8 – 12 October – Manchester Palace Theatre                                                                       

21 – 26 October – High Wycombe Swan Theatre

29 October – 2 November – Southampton’s Mayflower Theatre 

5 – 9 November – Southend Cliffs Pavilion                                            

11 – 16 November – Sheffield Lyceum