Peter Andre to star in West End production of 'Grease'
Peter Andre has said he’s “beyond excited” as it was announced that he is set to star in a new production of Grease in the West End.
The 'Mysterious Girl' singer will play radio presenter Vince Fontaine in some performances of the much-loved high school musical’s run at the Dominion Theatre in London.
The shows start in May.
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Andre said: “I’m beyond excited to be making my West End debut playing Vince Fontaine in Grease at the beautiful Dominion Theatre.
“Grease is such an iconic musical and we can guarantee audiences will have the most wonderful evening listening to songs we all know and love.”
“We can’t wait to see you there!” added the 48-year-old.
The father-of-four also opened up about his new gig during a chat on Good Morning Britain.
The Mirror quoted him as saying it was something he had always wanted to do.
"Even though I've dabbled in the West End, this is my first residency," he said. "I don't know if the word's residency, but it's my first long stint I've got there and I'm so, so excited!"
Andre will be joined on stage by Dan Partridge as Danny Zuko and Olivia Moore as Sandy.
The rest of the Pink Ladies will consist of Jocasta Almgill as Rizzo, Mary Moore as Jan, Lizzy-Rose Esin-Kelly as Marty, and Eloise Davies as Frenchie. The T-Birds will be made up of Paul French as Kenickie, Jake Reynolds as Doody, and Damon Gould as Sonny.
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Former Strictly judge Dame Arlene Phillips will choreograph the show and Nikolai Foster will direct.
The new production will start previews from May 3, with a national press night on May 17.
Additional reporting by PA.
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