1st Night Photos: Samuels Joins Cast of Grease
Date: 27 July 2010
It was first night time for another contestant of Andrew Lloyd Webber's Over The Rainbow last night (26 July 2010) as Lauren Samuels took on the role of Sandy in the West End musical, Grease. Siubhan Harrison also joined the cast as Rizzo.
The Dorothy hopefuls, as well as winner Danielle Hope, were out to support Samuels on her opening night, including Steph Fearon who recently invited the girls to the gala night of her London debut in Smokey Joe's Cafe at the Landor Theatre (See 1st Night Photos, 19 July 2010).
TO SCROLL THROUGH ALL OF PHOTOS OF LAUREN SAMUELS
1st NIGHT IN THE CAST OF GREASE
JUST CLICK ON THE "NEXT >" LINKS BELOW THE FOLLOWING FRAME.
PHOTOS BY DAN WOOLLER FOR WHATSONSTAGE.COM.
Samuels, who will play the role through to 22 January 2011, takes over from fellow TV casting graduate Siobhan Dillon, a contestant on How Do You Solve a Problem Like Maria?.
Grease celebrates its third birthday in London this summer, having returned to the West End on 8 August 2007 (previews from 25 July).
It's directed by David Gilmore, choreographed by Arlene Phillips, and produced by David Ian and Paul Nicholas, by arrangement with Robert Stigwood. Noel Sullivan continues as Danny in a cast which also includes: Matthew Goodgame (Kenickie), Benjamin Ibbott (Doody) and Faye Brookes (Frenchy). Kerry Winter plays Miss Lynch.
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