Full Cast Announced for Leicester Curve’s Grease


Book, music & lyrics by Jim Jacobs and Warren Casey

Director: Nikolai Foster; Designer: Colin Richmond

Choreographer: Nick Winston; Lighting Designer: Guy Hoare

Orchestrator: Sarah Travis Musical Director: Neil MacDonald

Curve today announces casting for their Christmas production of the hit musical Grease. Dex Lee and Jessica Paul lead the cast as Danny Zuko and Sandy Dumbrowski with Keisha Atwell, Darren Bennett, Sophie Camble, Jonny Fines, Courtney George, Luke George,Shobna Gulati, Patrick Harper, Abigayle Honeywill, Sophie Isaacs, Max Jorquera, Sinead Kenny, Nathanael Landskroner, Michael Lin, Martin McCarthy, Sam Murphy, Djalenga Scott, Justin Thomas and Natalie Woods completing the company. The production opens at the end of November.

“Why, this car is automatic. It’s systematic. It’s hyyyyydromatic. Why, its greased lightning!”

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?

Featuring a phenomenal score including Summer Nights, Greased Lightnin’, Hopelessly Devoted to You and You’re the One That I Want, celebrating the birth of American cool and the incredible pop explosion of the 1950s.

So round-up your Burger Palace Boys, pick up your Pink Ladies and get ready to burn up the quarter mile this Christmas!

Dex Lee plays Danny Zuko. His theatre credits include In The Heights (King’s Cross Theatre & Southwark Playhouse), Hairspray (UK tour),Carrie (Southwark Playhouse), and The Scottsboro Boys (Garrick Theatre). Jessica Paul plays Sandy Dumbrowski. Her theatre credits include Titanic (Charing Cross Theatre). Other stage credits include the Olivier Awards Concert (Royal Festival Hall), Josh Groban UK Tour (Hammersmith Apollo) and Sam Bailey West End Live (Lyric Theatre).

Keisha Atwell plays Marty. She returns to Curve following her performances in Legally Blonde and Hello Dolly.Darren Bennett plays Vince Fontaine. He is currently appearing  in the Curve production of The Importance of Being Earnest and was recently seen in Legally BlondeSophie Camble plays Patty Simcox.  She returns to Curve having previously appeared in Legally Blonde.

To book tickets and for more information visit www.curveonline.co.uk

About Author /

Kath is an actor, singer and writer with a passion for theatre. She has been reviewing for At The Theatre since 2014. Kath has a Masters in Performance at Liverpool Hope University and is Creative Engagement Worker for B arts, a participatory arts organisation.

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