Grease is the word for singer Peter Andre as he has been cast as Teen Angel in the latest production of the classic musical coming to Oxford in 2019.
The show can be seen at the New Theatre in Oxford from October 1–5 next year.
After a whirlwind summer romance, leather-clad greaser Danny and girl-next-door Sandy are unexpectedly reunited when she transfers to Rydell High for senior year. But can they survive the trials and tribulations of teenage life and find true love once more?
With its phenomenal score, bursting with hits including Summer Nights, Greased Lightnin’, Hopelessly Devoted to You and You’re the One That I Want, this thrilling new version is brought to life by a fresh young cast who bring energy, vitality and passion to this musical classic.
Peter Andre is known for his successful music and television career and became the sixth highest-selling artist in the UK in the 1990s with hits such as Mysterious Girl, Flava and I Feel You.
He had numerous number one hit singles, two number one albums and has toured all over the world, collecting a multitude of national and international awards. Peter’s many TV shows and appearances, include his reality show, Peter Andre: My Life, 60 Minute Makeover and the third series of I’m a Celebrity… Get Me Out of Here in 2004.
The show is going out on tour after a successful run at the Curve Theatre in Leicester at Christmas 2016.
The Curve’s artistic director, Nikolai Foster, will be directing the tour with choreography from former Strictly Come Dancing judge, Arlene Phillips.
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.
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.
Tickets for the show are now on sale and cost between £13 and £48.
They can be booked by calling the box office on 0844 871 3020 or visit www.atgtickets.co.uk/oxford