From BroadwayWorld Chicago...
"Drury Lane Theatre will open its 2023-2024 season with the song and dance spectacular Grease, with book, music and lyrics by Jim Jacobs and Warren Casey. Helmed by director and choreographer Paul Stancato, Drury Lane's production of Grease runs April 12 - June 4, 2023, at Drury Lane Theatre, 100 Drury Lane in Oakbrook Terrace. The press opening is scheduled for Thursday, April 20, 2023, at 7:00 p.m. Tickets are available by phone at (630) 530-0111 or online at www.drurylanetheatre.com.
Meet Rydell High's senior class of 1959, the hot-rodding "Burger Palace Boys" and the gum-snapping "Pink Ladies." Relive those "Summer Nights" with Danny and Sandy as they rediscover their summer romance.
The cast is led by Jake DiMaggio Lopez as Danny Zuko and Emily Schultheis as Sandy Dumbrowski with Jordan Arredondo (Sonny Latierri), Anna Louise Bramlett (Marty), Ben Dow (Doody), Nik Kmiecik (Roger), Kyra Leigh (Miss Lynch), Evan Tyrone Martin (Teen Angel), Billy Rude (Kenickie), Elizabeth Stenholt (Jan), Ciarra Stroud (Frenchy), Alina Taber (Betty Rizzo), Victor Wallace (Vince Fontaine), Olivia Belfie (Patty Simcox), August Forman (Eugene Florczyk), Zac Richey (Johnny Casino), Emily Scinto (Cha-Cha DiGregorio). The cast is rounded out by: Brandon Acosta, Leah Casey, Clayton Cross, Daniela Johns, Conor Jordan, Abby Rose Merrill, Kerri Rose, Maxel McLoud Schingen, Brian Selcik, Angela Syrett, Amanda Walker and Anakin Jace White.
The creative team includes Paul Stancato (Director and Choreographer), Felicia Finley (Associate Director and Choreographer), Michael McBride (Music Director), Jeffrey Kmiec (Scenic Designer), Rachel Boylan (Costume Designer), John Burkland (Lighting Designer), Ray Nardelli (Sound Designer) and Cassy Schillo (Properties Designer)."