The X Factor's RhydIan Roberts joins the T Birds and the Pink Ladies at the Lyceum Theatre from Monday 14 to Saturday 19 May as the hit West End musical Grease, written by Jim Jacobs and WarRen Casey, directed by David Gilmore and featuring choreography by Arlene Philips, tours for the first time in over five years.
Voted the 'No. 1 Greatest Musical,' Grease is the original high-school musical love story, bursting with slick hairstyles, rock 'n' roll and an irresistible mix of teenage angst and young romance. An electrifyin' extravaganza packed with fun, energy and vibrant dance numbers choreographed by Arlene Phillips(BBC's Strictly Come Dancing), it features all the unforgettable songs from the hit movie including You're The One That I Want, Grease Is The Word, Summer Nights, Hopelessly Devoted to You, Sandy, Greased Lightnin' and many more.
Danny Bayne (winner of ITV's Grease is the Word, 2007) stars as the slick champion of cool Danny alongside Carina Gillespie (Buddy) as his preppy sweetheart Sandy. Guest star RhydIan Roberts brings added X Factor to Sheffield, taking on the role of Teen Angel. The cast also includes locally born and bred actor, Josh Dever, who makes his professional acting debut, after graduating from the Italia Conti Academy of Theatre Arts, to play T Bird Sonny.
Tickets for Grease are on sale now from Sheffield Theatres' Box Office, priced £22.00 - £35.00. Call 0114 249 6000 or visit sheffieldtheatres.co.uk to book.
Grease runs Mon 14 – Sat 19 May with a press night of Mon 14 May at 7.45pm. The regular run is set for Mon – Thu at 7.45pm, Fri 5.30pm & 8.30pm and Sat 5.00pm & 8.30pm. Tickets are £22.00 - £35.00 (concessions and group discounts available)
Produced by Paul Nicholas and David Ian, Grease runs at Sheffield Theatres' Crucible Lyceum Studio, located at 55 Norfolk Street, Sheffield, S1 1DA. Call the box office at 0114 249 6000. All telephone bookings are subject to a £1.50 booking fee and online bookings a £1.00 fee.
For more information, visit sheffieldtheatres.co.uk.