Grease UK Tour 2021- Book Now for rescheduled dates

Grease is the word as the mega-musical hit Grease UK Tour 2021 has announced rescheduled dates.

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Grease UK Tour 2021 has announced a new tour schedule with rescheduled dates replacing those cancelled by venue closures due to the pandemic.

Dust off your leather jackets, pull on your bobby-socks and take a trip to a simpler time, as bad-boy Danny and the girl next door Sandy fall in love.

Following a highly acclaimed sold-out 8-week run at Curve, the first new production in 25 years of Jim Jacobs & Warren Casey’s iconic musical Grease will tour the UK and Ireland again in 2020-21, directed by Nikolai Foster and choreographed by Arlene Phillips.

Peter Andre Grease UK Tour 2021

Following his success starring in the UK and Ireland tour in 2019, Peter Andre will star in the 2020 UK tour at certain venues. As well as reprising the role of Teen Angel, Andre will also play Vince Fontaine and the Sergeant, joining the previously announced Dan Partridge as Danny Zuko. Further casting to be announced including who will be playing the role of Teen Angel, Vince Fontaine and the Sergeant when Peter Andre is not performing.

Peter Andre is currently scheduled to perform at certain performances in Plymouth, Cardiff, Bristol, Milton Keynes, Dublin, Liverpool, Bromley, Southampton, Nottingham, Manchester, Dartford, Canterbury and Birmingham. Customers are advised to check their local websites for specific dates.

 

Tour cast 2019
Tour cast 2019 – Dan Partridge, Martha Kirby, Louis Gaunt and Rhianne-Louise McCaulsky

Producer Colin Ingram said “I am delighted that this new production of GREASE will be returning to tour the UK in May 2020.  The production has been thrilling audiences and critics up and down the country with standing ovations every night.  This fresh take on one of the most popular musicals of all time has gone down brilliantly with the theatre-going public who are loving this version. It brings back the reality and grit from the original 1972 Broadway production, yet the characters and story chime so well with a modern audience.  All the songs from the film are there, but it feels like a new GREASE for a new generation.”

Nikolai Foster said “We are looking forward to working alongside Jim Jacobs, Colin Ingram and Arlene Philips on the return of our critically acclaimed, Made at Curve production of Grease Jim Jacobs and Warren Casey’s musical is an electrifying celebration of the birth of cool and teenage culture. It provides a gripping snapshot of a country on the cusp of social change, all set to one of the greatest rock ‘n’ roll scores ever written. Curve audiences love the Grease UK Tour and we are immensely proud to be sharing our production with audiences across the UK.”

Grease originally opened in Chicago in 1971, followed by a move to Broadway in 1972, where it received seven Tony Award nominations, including one for Best Musical. During the show’s eight-year run, at the time, little known actors including Peter Gallagher, Patrick Swayze and John Travolta all appeared in the production, with Richard Gere understudying many roles before going on to star as Danny Zuko in the 1973 London premiere.

The 1978 film adaptation starring John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John is the fourth highest-grossing live-action musical of all time and celebrated its 40th anniversary this year. The musical features beloved songs, including Summer NightsGreased Lightnin’Hopelessly Devoted To You and You’re The One That I Want.

The Grease Tour is choreographed by Arlene Philips, with designs by Colin Richmond, orchestrations and musical supervision by Sarah Travis, lighting design by Guy Hoare and sound design by Sebastian Frost.

This new production of Grease the musical is produced by Colin Ingram for InTheatre Productions, Donovan Mannato, William Sinclair, Ricardo Marques, Hunter Arnold and Curve.

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Page last updated 21 July 2020

GREASE UK TOUR TOUR SCHEDULE

22 – 30 January 2021
Theatre Royal Plymouth
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1- 6 February 2021
Wales Millennium Centre
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8 – 13 February 2021
Bristol Hippodrome Theatre
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16 – 20 February 2021
Edinburgh Festival Theatre
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22 – 27 February 2021
Norwich Theatre Royal
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1 – 6 March 2021
Milton Keynes Theatre
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16 – 27 March 2021
Bord Gais Energy Theatre, Dublin

29 March – 3 April 2021
Alhambra Theatre, Bradford
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5 – 10 April 2021
Liverpool Empire
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12 – 17 April 2021
Sheffield Lyceum Theatre
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19 – 24 April 2021
Churchill Theatre Bromley
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3 – 8 May 2021
Regent Theatre, Stoke-On-Trent
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11 – 15 May 2021
Mayflower Theatre Southampton
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18 – 22 May 2021
Grand Opera House, Belfast
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24 – 29 May 2021
Theatre Royal, Nottingham
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31 May – 5 June 2021
Royal and Derngate Northampton
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7 – 19 June 2021
Palace Theatre Manchester
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21 – 26 June 2021
Orchard Theatre Dartford
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28 June – 3 July 2021
The Marlowe Canterbury
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6 – 10 July 2021
The Sands Centre, Carlisle
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13 – 17 July 2021
The Alexandra, Birmingham
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