Photo Flash: Billy Bush Visits Backstage at 'Grease'
Billy Bush, host of NBC's "Access" and a co-host of "Grease: You're the One That I Want," attended a preview performance of Grease, Sunday, July 29th. He congratulatedGrease stars Max Crumm and Laura Osnes backstage after the show.
The new Broadway production of Grease, directed and choreographed by two-time Tony Award-winner Kathleen Marshall (The Pajama Game), began previews, Tuesday, July 24th. Featuring book, music and lyrics by Jim Jacobs and Warren Casey, Grease opens on Broadway on Sunday, August 19, 2007 at the Brooks Atkinson Theatre (256 West 47th Street).
Joining Max Crumm as "Danny" and Laura Osnes as "Sandy" are Ryan Patrick Binder as "Doody," Susan Blommaert as "Miss Lynch," Jeb Brown as "Vince," Stephen R. Buntrock as "Teen Angel," Daniel Everidge as "Roger," Allison Fischer as "Patty," Robyn Hurder as "Marty," Lindsay Mendez as "Jan," Jenny Powers as "Rizzo," Jose Restrepo as "Sonny," Matthew Saldivar as "Kenickie," Jamison Scott as "Eugene" and Kirsten Wyatt as "Frenchy." Osnes and Crumm were announced to play Sandy and Danny during the live finale episode of the NBC talent competition series "Grease: You're the One That I Want" on Sunday, March 25, 2007.
The new production features songs from the smash hit 1978 motion picture for the first time ever on Broadway including "Sandy," the Academy Award nominated song "Hopelessly Devoted to You," "Grease" and "You're the One That I Want" both of which were #1 hits on the Billboard Top 100 list. These songs will be heard in addition to the Jacobs/Casey songs made famous by the original stage production including "Summer Nights," "Greased Lightnin'" and "We Go Together." Grease is produced on Broadway by Paul Nicholas and David Ian, Nederlander Presentations, Inc., Phoenix Productions and Terry Allen Kramer by arrangement with Robert Stigwood.
Visit www.greaseonbroadway.com for tickets and more information.
Max Crumm and Billy Bush