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Grease is the word this spring

Grease -- the electrifying musical announced for New Zealand. 25 cities. 40 performances


The thrills are multiplying …
Grease is the word this spring --
It's ELECTRIFYING

• 25 cities nationwide
• 40 performances
• The biggest jukebox musical ever

Tickets on sale tomorrow

Get out your leather jackets and pull on your bobby socks with Rydell High’s senior class of 1959.

The producer of HMS Pinafore, Buddy, The Pirates of Penzance and South Pacific, Ben McDonald Productions brings you GREASE the musical.

Featuring all those unforgettable songs from the movie, and dazzling costumes, GREASE is is the original High-School musical, featuring all the unforgettable songs from the hit movie including You're The One That I Want, Grease Is The Word, Summer Nights, Hopelessly Devoted To You, Sandy, Greased Lightnin' and many more.

Packed with explosive energy, this high-octane rock ‘n’ roll party is ready to rumble through 25 New Zealand cities from Kerikeri to Invercargill and play some 40 times in what will be an ELECTRIFYING tour.

Since the show’s Broadway premiere in 1972, followed by the 1978 hit movie starring John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John -- which went on to become the highest grossing movie-musical of all time -- GREASE has triumphed across the globe, striking a universal chord with its irresistible mix of adolescent angst, vibrant physicality and 1950s pop culture.



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, it’s a-wella-wella-umph!
Then there’s Rizzo, the tough and sarcastic leader of the Pink Ladies, whose world turns upside down when she thinks she’s pregnant; Frenchy, the ditzy beauty school drop out; and Vince Fontaine, the egotistical, slimy radio disc jockey trying to relive his teenage years.


So throw your mittens around your kittens and hand-jive the night away with the show that'll make you want to stand up and shout, 'A-wop-bop-a-loo-bop A-wop-bam-boom!'

Be there or be square!!!

Month Date City & Time Venue Tickets
Nov 3 Takapuna - Gala - Red Carpet Bruce Mason Centre Ticketmaster
4 Takapuna - Opening Night - 8pm Bruce Mason Centre Ticketmaster
5 Hamilton - 8pm Claudelands Arena Ticketek
6 Kerikeri - 8pm The Centre The Centre
7 Whangarei - 8pm Forum North Ticketek
8 Tauranga - 8pm Baycourt Ticketek
9 Tauranga - 8pm Baycourt Ticketek
10 Gisborne - 8pm War Memorial Hall Stephen Jones Photography
12 Taupo - 8pm Great Lake Centre Ticketek
13 Kapiti - 8pm Southwards Ticketek
15 Rangiora - 8pm Town Hall Ticketek
16 Timaru - 8pm Theatre Royal Ticketek
Nov 17 Oamaru - 8pm Opera House Ticketdirect
18 Christchurch - 8pm Isaac Theatre Royal Ticketek
19 Christchurch 4pm and 8pm Isaac Theatre Royal Ticketek
21 Nelson - 8pm Theatre Royal Ticketdirect
22 Nelson - 8pm Theatre Royal Ticketdirect
23 Blenheim - 8pm ASB Theatre Ticketdirect
24 Ashburton - 8pm Event Centre Ticketdirect
25 Gore - 8pm SBS St James Theatre www.iticket.co.nz

26 Invercargill - 8pm Civic Theatre Ticketdirect
27 Dunedin - 8pm Regent Ticketdirect
29 Palmerston North - 8pm Regent Theatre Ticketdirect
30 Carterton - 8pm Event Centre Eventfinda
Dec 1 Napier - 8pm Municipal Ticketek
2 Wellington - 8pm Opera House Ticketek
3 Wanganui - 8pm Opera House RWOH
4 New Plymouth - 8pm TSB Showplace Ticketek
6 Rotorua - 8pm HMPAC Ticketmaster
Dec 7 Auckland - 8pm Sky City Ticketmaster
8 Auckland - 8pm Sky City Ticketmaster
9 Auckland - 8pm Sky City Ticketmaster
10 Auckland - 8pm Sky City Ticketmaster
11 Auckland 4pm and 8pm Sky City Ticketmaster
13 Auckland - 8pm Sky City Ticketmaster
14 Auckland - 8pm Sky City Ticketmaster
15 Auckland - 8pm Sky City Ticketmaster
16 Auckland - 8pm Sky City Ticketmaster
17 Auckland 4pm and 8pm Sky City Ticketmaster

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