Grease Opens in London

Broadway isn’t the only place feeling the heat of greased lightin’ right now. Tonight is the opening of the latest London revival of Grease, which, like the current Broadway production, cast its two leads with the help of a reality TV show. The viewers of British television show Grease Is the Word chose Danny Bayne and Susan McFadden to play Danny and Sandy in the London production. Maybe somebody should create a reality show that pits all of the winners of Grease reality shows against each other to see who comes out on top?

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Carly graduated University Of Toronto, Theatre and Performance program. She has written for various publications including art-speaks, Pembroke Daily Observer, Toronto Star - Performing Arts Section, The Canadian Post and more recently the Village Voice and the New York Daily News. As a member of the Barrow Group, an award-winning Off-Broadway theatre company and performing arts school, her specialties include performance stage production and talent casting.