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Hopelessly Devoted to GREASE! NO. 1 GREATEST MUSICAL OF ALL TIME
Hong Kong Season Opens Tonight Hong Kong Extension Now to 7 November!
ctober 2010) Were the One That You Want! By overwhelming demand,.1 greatest musical of all time as voted in a Channel 4 UK poll, has beencond time to 7 November! Opening in Hong Kong tonight, GREASE is the roll party that all ages have been waiting for. Packed with explosive energy,s this truly ELECTRIFYING show at the Lyric Theatre, Hong Kong Academy
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unforgettable songs from the hit movie, GREASE is a perfect rock n rollg 142 costume changes, 16 leather jackets and 59 wigs, with 10 jumbo cans pots of gel used each week! According to UKs Daily Mirror, it is fast, furiousjection of raw energy... and fun, fun, fun. With all the memorable stay-in-and dazzling costumes, this new production of GREASE is bigger than ever!
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GREASE press release Page Two Set in 1959 at Rydell High School, GREASE follows 10 working-class kids as they navigate the complexities of love, cars, and drive-ins. Danny Zuko, the hot Greaser, falls in love with the wholesome and pure Sandy Dumbrowski and when their worlds collide, its a-wella-wella-umph! Then theres Rizzo, the tough and sarcastic leader of the Pink Ladies, whose world turns upside down when she thinks shes pregnant; Frenchy, the ditzy beauty school drop out; and Vince Fontaine, the egotistical, slimy radio disc jockey trying to relive his teenage years.
GREASE IS STILL THE WORD Sunday Telegraph (UK)
GREASE has maintained its everlasting popularity, proving that teenage angst and loves young dream remain timeless and universal themes.
Its the music that makes the show so fabulous. People the world over have been singing songs from GREASE since it exploded into life nearly four decades ago. Songs like Greased Lightnin, Look At Me Im Sandra Dee, Hopelessly Devoted To You, Summer Nights, Sandy and Youre the One That I Want are some of pop musics most enduring hits.
GREASE is produced by Paul Nicholas and David Ian, two of Londons most respected theatrical Producers. Over 20 years they have produced both jointly and separately, including Jesus Christ Superstar The Concert, The Pirates of Penzance, The Rocky Horror Show, Aint Misbehavin, Singin in the Rain, Evita, Chess, Happy Days, Doctor Dolittle, The King and I, Saturday Night Fever, West Side Story, Cats, Chicago, Starlight Express, My Fair Lady, The Producers, Guys and Dolls, The Sound of Music, Gypsy, La Cage Aux Folles, Flashdance The Musical, and Grease in London, on tour in the UK and in many countries throughout the world. Co-producers Lunchbox Theatrical Productions and David Atkins Enterprises are leading international producers of live entertainment, who most recently have brought CHICAGO The Musical, CATS, We Will Rock You, Stomp, The 39 Steps, Cinderella on Ice and Abba Mania, to audiences in Hong Kong.
And now this spectacular international production of GREASE is set to electrify Hong Kong - GREASE really is the word!
GREASE is Proudly Presented by BMW. Other sponsors and partners include Grand Hyatt Hong Kong as the Official Hotel, OOCL as the Official Ocean Carrier, South African Airways as the Official Airline, Pacific Coffee as the Official Partner and Metro Broadcast as the Official Radio Station.
Presented by LUNCHBOX THEATRICAL PRODUCTIONS, DAVID ATKINS ENTERPRISES,
PAUL NICHOLAS and DAVID IAN Book Music and Lyrics by JIM JACOBS and WARREN CASEY
Originally produced in London by ROBERT STIGWOOD, PAUL NICHOLAS and DAVID IAN
GREASE press release Page Three Ticketing Information GREASE will be staged at the Lyric Theatre, Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts from 7 October 2010 to 7 November 2010. Tickets are priced from HK$350 to HK$895, with VIP tickets at HK$795/HK$895. 40% discount on A and B Reserve tickets for all performances (excluding Friday and Saturday Evening shows) for full-time students aged 25 or under with a valid student ID. To book, call 31 288 288, or visit HK Ticketings website www.hkticketing.com Tickets are also available at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre, The Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts, AsiaWorld-Expo, Hong Kong Fringe Club, The Academys Landmark Heritage Campus Bethanie, Hong Kong International Trade & Exhibition Centre and all Tom Lee Music outlets.
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The above press release is issued by Lunchbox Theatrical Productions, David Atkins Enterprises, Paul Nicholas and David Ian
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