Peter Andre will make his West End debut in Grease The Musical which opens at the Dominion Theatre in May 2022.
The Mysterious Girl singer and television star will play the role of Vince Fontaine at certain performances, having previously played the role of Teen Angel in the touring production. Tickets for Grease The Musical are now on sale.
“I’m beyond excited to be making my West End debut playing Vince Fontaine in Grease at the beautiful Dominion Theatre. Grease is such an iconic musical and we can guarantee audiences will have the most wonderful evening listening to songs we all know and love. We can’t wait to see you there!” said Aussie export Peter Andre.
The West End cast will be led by Dan Partridge (Link Larkin in Hairspray UK tour & Pepper in MAMMA MIA! West End) and Olivia Moore (Waitress at the Adelphi Theatre & Heathers at Theatre Royal Haymarket) as Danny and Sandy respectively.
Jocasta Almgill (& Juliet at Shaftesbury Theatre) will play Rizzo, Paul French (Grease UK tour) will play Kenickie and Eloise Davies (Be More Chill at The Other Palace) will play Frenchie and Katie Lee (Matilda The Musical at Cambridge Theatre) will play Cha Cha
Other casting includes Mary Moore (Little Women at Park Theatre) as Jan, Jake Reynolds (professional debut) as Doody, Lizzy-Rose Esin-Kelly (A Chorus Line at Curve) as Marty, Damon Gould (Pretty Woman: The Musical at Savoy Theatre) as Sonny, Jessica Croll (Hairspray UK tour) as Patty Simcox, Ronan Burns (West Side Story at Curve) as Johnny Casino and Corinna Powlesland (An Officer and A Gentleman at Regents Park Open Air Theatre as Miss Lynch. Darren Bennett (Dirty Rotten Scoundrels at the Savoy Theatre) will play Officer Mailie and Vince Fontaine at certain performances.
They are joined by Jack Harrison-Cooper, Pearce Barron, Rishard-Kyro Nelson, Ellie Kingdon, Remi Ferdinand, Kalisha Johnson, Imogen Bailey, Kevin O’Dwyer and Carly Miles. Further casting is to be announced.
Considered one of the all-time favourite musicals, 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 booking from 3 May 2022 until 29 October 2022 at the Dominion Theatre, London.