More Grease casting confirmed

The ensemble cast of multi million dollar musical Grease has been confirmed.

Grease LogoJoining previously announced leading cast members Gretel Scarlett (Sandy) Rob Mills (Danny) Lucy Maunder (Rizo) and Stephen Mahy (Kenickie) will be Karla Tonkich (Marty) who is currently performing in Legally Blonde, Eli Cooper as Eugene, Antoniette Iesue as Patty and Andrea Arena as Cha Cha.

Also joining the cast are Jared Bryan, Elisha Chin, Stefanie De Castro, Euan Doidge, Heath Keating, Mitchell Mahony, Natasha Marconi, Scott Morris, Shannon O’Shea, Stephanie Silcock and Jessica White.

Bert Newton (Vince Fontaine), Todd McKenney (Teen Angel), Anthony Callea (Johnny Casino), Val Lehman (Miss Lynch), Francine Cain (Frenchy), Chris Durling (Doody), Sam Ludeman (Sonny), Duane McGregor (Roger) and Laura Murphy (Jan) make up the rest of the ensemble.


The musical, which is set to premiere at QPAC’s Lyric Theatre, Brisbane on August 20 has enjoyed unprecedented ticket sales over the past few months and on July 15, extra shows will be on sale for the three eastern seaboard seasons. Brisbane is now on sale until 4 October, and the Sydney season is now on sale from 13 October – 8 December. The Melbourne season in 2014 is now set to run from 2 January until at least February 9. The company will perform 9 shows per week in Brisbane (Tues-Sun with double shows Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday) to accommodate the demand for tickets.

“We’re thrilled with the overwhelming demand for tickets – the rush to buy tickets shows that GREASE must be everyone’s favourite party musical”, said Producer John Frost.

“So we’ve added additional weeks and performances so everyone can get to see this fantastic cast perform in one of the most loved musicals of all time.”

Tickets start at $64.90.


Lyric Theatre, QPAC, Brisbane

Tuesday 20 August – Now on sale until 4 October (Opening Night Sunday 25 August)

Tues–Sat 7.30pm, Matinees Wed 1.30pm, Sat 1.30pm, Sun 11am & 3pm  

Lyric Theatre, Sydney

Sunday 13 October – Now on sale until 8 December (Opening Nigh Thursday 17 October)

Tues–Sat 8.00pm, Matinees Wed 1pm, Sat 2pm & Sun 3pm

Her Majesty’s Theatre, Melbourne

Thursday 2 January 2014 – Now on sale until 9 February (Sunday 5 January 2014)

Tues–Sat 8.00pm, Matinees Wed 1pm, Sat 2pm & Sun 3pm



Erin James

Erin James is's former Editor in Chief and a performer on both stage and screen. Credits include My Fair Lady, South Pacific and The King and I (Opera Australia), Love Never Dies and Cats (Really Useful Group), Blood Brothers (Enda Markey Presents), A Place To Call Home (Foxtel/Channel 7) and the feature film The Little Death (written and directed by Josh Lawson).

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