Grease Limbers Up for Piccadilly Opening???
Date: 2 February 2007
According to the Daily Mail, David Ianís planned West End revival of Grease - to be cast via forthcoming ITV talent show Youíre the one that I Want (See News, 21 Dec 2006), will open at the Piccadilly Theatre this autumn. Currently at the Piccadilly, Michael Grandageís multi-award-winning production of Guys and Dolls is booking to 14 April 2007, though a spokeswoman for the show said nothing has been confirmed about whether or not the musical Ė which currently stars Miami Viceís Don Johnson - will extend beyond April. Meanwhile, Ianís rival in reality telly, Andrew Lloyd Webber, whose BBC talent search Any Dream Will Do will cast the star of a West End revival of Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoast this summer, is to make a guest appearance on the American version of Youíre the one that I want next weekend.
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