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Grease - tickets now on sale to 3 Sep 2011 at Piccadilly
Grease, has extended its booking period by 1 year - tickets are now on sale to 3 Sep 2011 at the Piccadilly Theatre.
The current cast includes Hear’say's Noel Sullivan (Danny to 24 July 2010), Siobhan Dillon (Sandy to 24 July 2010), with Former Olympic skating champion and Dancing on Ice judge Robin Cousins guest starring as ‘Teen Angel’ until 19 June 2010.
Grease opened at the Piccadilly Theatre on 8 Aug 2007, following previews from 25 July 2007. Grease is now the longest running show at the Piccadilly Theatre, having reached this point on 20 June 2009 (after 800 performances).
It is written by Jim Jacobs and Warren Casey, with additional songs B Gibb, J Farrar, L St Louis & S Simon. It is directed by David Gilmore, choreography by Arlene Phillips, and produced by Paul Nicholas and David Ian by arrangement with Robert Stigwood.
Songs from the show include 'Grease (Is The Word)'; 'You're The One That I Want'; 'Greased Lightning'; 'Hopelessly Devoted To You' and 'Sandy'.
This production originally opened in the West End in 1993 (co-produced with Robert Stigwood) at the Dominion Theatre, before transferring to the Cambridge Theatre in Oct 1996 to Sep 1999. The show then continued to tour the UK and briefly returned to the Dominion Theatre for a few weeks in Oct 2001, and then had a year run at the Victoria Palace from Sep 2002. Grease finally returned to the West End in July 2007 at the Piccadilly Theatre.