Final Grease cast members revealed

Producers of the upcoming production of GREASE have announced the final cast members for the highly anticipated show, scheduled to open at Her Majesty’s Theatre in Melbourne on December 31, 2023.

Key cast members include Keanu Gonzalez (Hamilton) as Kenickie, Lucy Fraser (Hairspray) as Patty Simcox, and Gareth Isaac (Mary Poppins) as Eugene.

The Pink Ladies will feature Catty Hamilton (The Rocky Horror Show) as Frenchy and Caitlin Spears (Hairspray) as Jan.

The T-Birds will be portrayed by Andy Seymour (The Phantom of the Opera on Sydney Harbour) as Roger, Harry Targett (Hairspray) as Sonny, and Tom Davis (The Book of Mormon) as Doody.

Danny and Sandy (PHOTO: BENNY CAPP)

Previously announced cast members include Annelise Hall as Sandy, Joseph Spanti as Danny, Mackenzie Dunn as Rizzo, and Brianna Bishop as Marty. Patti Newton is cast as Miss Lynch for the Melbourne season, Jay Laga’aia as Vince Fontaine, and Marcia Hines as Teen Angel.

PAULINI will join the cast as Teen Angel for certain performances.

The ensemble cast comprises Fabian Andrés, Oscar Bridges, Laura Joy Bunting, Cristina D’Agostino, Axel Duffy, Daniel Erbacher, Madeleine Mackenzie, Conor Putland, Rose Shannon-Duhigg, and Emma Whitefield.

GREASE has partnered with the Olivia Newton-John Cancer Wellness & Research Centre as the Official Charity Partner. Annelise Hall serves as an Ambassador for Olivia’s Walk for Wellness on October 8.

Further fundraising initiatives for the GREASE partnership will be announced in the coming months.

Since its Broadway premiere and the hit movie starring John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John, GREASE has achieved global success.

The production is known for its mix of adolescent angst, vibrant physicality, and 1950s pop culture. With classic songs including “Summer Nights,” “Hopelessly Devoted to You,” “You’re The One That I Want,” “Greased Lightnin’,” and “Grease is the Word,” GREASE promises a fast-paced and thrilling experience for audiences.

The production will showcase dazzling costumes and the beloved songs from the movie, providing a nostalgic trip back to the 1950s.

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