Return to Rydell High with this live re-creation of the hit musical. Julianne Hough, Vanessa Hudgens, Aaron Tveit, Carly Rae Jepsen, Keke Palmer and Kether Donohue star. With Julianne Hough as the angelic “Sandy” – Rydell High’s most talked-about newcomer – and Hudgens as iconic bad girl “Rizzo,” this first-ever live television production of “Grease” will re-imagine the hit crossover musical for an entirely new generation.
Airing LIVE Sunday, January 31, 2016 (7:00-10:00 PM ET live/PT tape-delayed) on FOX, GREASE: LIVE (wt) will be executive-produced by acclaimed film, television and theater producer Marc Platt. GREASE: LIVE (wt) is based on the original musical “Grease” by Jim Jacobs and Warren Casey, and Paramount Pictures’ 1978 feature adaptation.
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Aaron Tveit as Danny Zuko
· Ana Gasteyer as Principal McGee
· Carlos PenaVega as Kenickie
· Carly Rae Jepsen as Frenchy
· David Del Rio as Putzie
· Elle McLemore as Patty Simcox
· Eve Plumb as Mrs. Murdock
· Julianne Hough as Sandy
· Keke Palmer as Marty Maraschino
· Kether Donohue as Jan
· Mario Lopez as Vince Fontaine
· Vanessa Hudgens as Rizzo
· Wendell Pierce as Coach Calhoun