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Hit West End Production of GREASE to tour the UK and Ireland

Lead producer Colin Ingram is delighted to announce that after incredibly successful summer seasons in 2022 and 2023; Jim Jacobs & Warren Casey’s iconic musical GREASE will tour the UK and Ireland in 2024. GREASE is directed by Nikolai Foster and choreographed by Arlene Phillips.

Star casting to be announced.

The 2023 cast of the West End production of Grease. Credit Johan Persson.
The 2023 cast of the West End production of Grease. Credit Johan Persson.

The 2024 tour will begin at Churchill Theatre, Bromley on 12 April 2024 running through to 16 November 2024 at Lyceum Theatre, Sheffield. The production is currently running at the Dominion Theatre in the West End until Saturday 28 October.

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.

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. GREASE was first performed at the Dominion Theatre in 1993 before transferring to the Cambridge Theatre in 1996. It returned to the West End, opening at the Piccadilly Theatre in 2007.

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 has 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.

This production of GREASE is produced by Colin Ingram for InTheatre Productions, Playing Field, Gavin Kalin, and Curve.

2024 Tour Schedule

12 – 20 April Bromley Churchill Theatre 0343 310 0020

23 April – 4 May Dublin Bord Gais Energy Theatre 0818719 377 (ROI)
bordgaisenergytheatre.ie 08442485101 (UK)

7 – 11 May Hull New Theatre 01482 300 306

13 – 18 May Royal & Derngate Northampton 01604 624811

21 – 25 May Ipswich Regent Theatre

27 May – 1 June Liverpool Empire Theatre

3 – 8 June Norwich Theatre Royal 01603 630 000

10 – 15 June Newcastle Theatre Royal 0191 232 7010

17 – 22 June Glasgow Kings Theatre

25 – 29 June Edinburgh Playhouse

2 – 6 July Aberdeen His Majesty’s Theatre 01224 641122

15 – 20 July Birmingham Alexandra

23 – 27 July Truro Hall for Cornwall 01872 262 466

29 July – 3 August Bradford Alhambra Theatre 01274 432000

5 – 10 August Milton Keynes Theatre

12 – 17 August Eastbourne Congress 01323 412 000

19 – 24 August Blackpool Opera House 0844 770 0593

27 – 31 August Royal Concert Hall Nottingham 0115 989 5555

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 01322 220000

8 – 12 October Manchester Palace Theatre

21 – 26 October High Wycombe Swan Theatre 03433100060

29 October – 2 November Southampton’s Mayflower Theatre 02380 711811

5 – 9 November Southend Cliffs Pavilion

11 – 16 November Sheffield Lyceum 0114 249 6000

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