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Bio:
A former entertainment lawyer, Donovan has run a successful financial advisory practice in New York City for more than 20 years. Together with Colin Ingram, Donovan's Broadway and West End productions of Ghost The Musical received three Tony Nominations and five Olivier nominations. Donovan also ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
A former entertainment lawyer, Donovan has run a successful financial advisory practice in New York City for more than 20 years. Together with Colin Ingram, Donovan's Broadway and West End productions of Ghost The Musical received three Tony Nominations and five Olivier nominations. Donovan also ... (read complete bio)
Full Cast Announced For The UK Tour of GREASE Photo Full Cast Announced For The UK Tour of GREASE
by Stephi Wild - May 27, 2021

Dan Partridge will be reprising the role of Danny in Grease, having played the role on the UK and Ireland tour in 2019. Georgia Louise will play Sandy, with Paul French as Kenickie and Tendai Rinomhota as Rizzo. They are joined by Alex Christian as Doody, Josh Barnett as Roger, Inez Budd as Marty, Maeve Byrne as Jan, Marianna Neofitou as Frenchy, Corinna Powlesland as Miss Lynch and Cristian Zaccarini as Sonny.

BACK TO THE FUTURE THE MUSICAL to Resume West End Performances This August Photo BACK TO THE FUTURE THE MUSICAL to Resume West End Performances This August
by Alexa Criscitiello - Mar 15, 2021

BACK TO THE FUTURE The Musical will resume performances at the Adelphi Theatre in London's West End on 20 August 2021. 

New 2021 Dates Announced For UK and Ireland Tour Of GREASE Photo New 2021 Dates Announced For UK and Ireland Tour Of GREASE
by Stephi Wild - Jul 21, 2020

The producers of the first new production in 25 years of Jim Jacobs & Warren Casey's iconic musical GREASE, have announced that the show will tour the UK and Ireland in 2021. The musical was due to tour in 2020 but had to be postponed due to COVID-19.

Video: Roger Bart Performs 'It Works!' from BACK TO THE FUTURE The Musical Photo Video: Roger Bart Performs 'It Works!' from BACK TO THE FUTURE The Musical
by Alexa Criscitiello - Feb 5, 2020

Get a sneak peek of Roger Bart as Doc Brown in Back to the Future the Musical as he performs, 'It Works!' a triumphant ode to scientific success.

Peter Andre Returns To UK Tour Of GREASE Photo Peter Andre Returns To UK Tour Of GREASE
by Stephi Wild - Jan 28, 2020

Following his success starring in the UK and Ireland tour in 2019, Peter Andre will star in the 2020 UK tour of the first new production in 25 years of Jim Jacobs & Warren Casey's iconic musical GREASE, at certain venues. As well as reprising the role of Teen Angel, Andre will also play Vince Fontaine and the Sergeant, joining the previously announced Dan Partridge as Danny Zuko. Further casting to be announced including who will be playing the role of Teen Angel, Vince Fontaine and the Sergeant when Peter Andre is not performing.

Full Cast Announced For BACK TO THE FUTURE THE MUSICAL Photo Full Cast Announced For BACK TO THE FUTURE THE MUSICAL
by Stephi Wild - Nov 14, 2019

Producer Colin Ingram and the creators of the film Back To The Future, Robert Zemeckis and Bob Gale, have announced the full cast for the world premiere of BACK TO THE FUTURE The Musical, which will open at the Manchester Opera House on 20 February 2020 for a strictly limited 12-week season, finishing on 17 May, prior to transferring to the West End.

Roger Bart Will Star In BACK TO THE FUTURE THE MUSICAL Photo Roger Bart Will Star In BACK TO THE FUTURE THE MUSICAL
by Stephi Wild - Oct 15, 2019

Tony Award winner, Roger Bart, will star as 'Dr Emmett Brown' in the world premiere of BACK TO THE FUTURE The Musical, which will open at the Manchester Opera House on 20 February 2020 for a strictly limited 12-week season, finishing on 17 May, prior to transferring to the West End. This comes on the day Christopher Lloyd, the original 'Dr Emmett Brown' in the Back to the Future film trilogy comes to Manchester to pass on the keys to the DeLorean Time Machine to Roger.

Photo Flash: Pink Cadillac Rolls Into Town in Honor of GREASE at the Birmingham Hippo Photo Photo Flash: Pink Cadillac Rolls Into Town in Honor of GREASE at the Birmingham Hippodrome
by Stephi Wild - Jul 19, 2019

This week, ahead of the arrival of the world's best-loved musical, GREASE a 1959 pink Cadillac rolled in to Birmingham's Brindley Place bringing those Summer Nights to the people of Brum.

Further Casting Announced For World Premiere Of BACK TO THE FUTURE The Musical Photo Further Casting Announced For World Premiere Of BACK TO THE FUTURE The Musical
by Stephi Wild - Jul 16, 2019

Producer Colin Ingram (Ghost - The Musical) and the creators of the film Back To The Future, Robert Zemeckis and Bob Gale, have announced the casting of 'George McFly', 'Lorraine Baines' and 'Goldie Wilson' in the world premiere of BACK TO THE FUTURE The Musical, which will open at the Manchester Opera House on 20 February 2020 for a strictly limited 12-week season, finishing on 17 May, prior to transferring to the West End. Hugh Coles will play 'George', Rosanna Hyland 'Lorraine' and Cedric Neal 'Goldie'. They will be joining the previously announced Olly Dobson as 'Marty McFly'.

Photo Flash: The Cast of the UK and Ireland Tour of GREASE Meet the Press Photo Photo Flash: The Cast of the UK and Ireland Tour of GREASE Meet the Press
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jun 28, 2019

TV presenter and winner of Strictly Come Dancing, Ore Oduba, will play the role of Teen Angel at additional dates on the UK and Ireland tour of GREASE. Ore alternates the role with Peter Andre. As previously announced, Ore will play the role on 24 & 25 June and from 29 June to 16 July at Leeds Grand, the opening venue of the tour. In addition, Ore will perform at Birmingham Hippodrome on 19, 20 23 & 24 August and King's Theatre, Glasgow from 27 to 31 August.

Samantha Mumba To Share Role Of Teen Angel With Peter Andre and Ore Oduba In The UK a Photo Samantha Mumba To Share Role Of Teen Angel With Peter Andre and Ore Oduba In The UK and Ireland Tour Of GREASE
by Stephi Wild - Jun 10, 2019

TV presenter and winner of Strictly Come Dancing, Ore Oduba, will play the role of Teen Angel at additional dates on the UK and Ireland tour of GREASE. Ore alternates the role with Peter Andre. As previously announced, Ore will play the role on 24 & 25 June and from 29 June to 16 July at Leeds Grand, the opening venue of the tour. In addition, Ore will perform at Birmingham Hippodrome on 19, 20 23 & 24 August and King's Theatre, Glasgow from 27 to 31 August.

Ore Oduba To Play Teen Angel At Certain Performances In GREASE Tour Photo Ore Oduba To Play Teen Angel At Certain Performances In GREASE Tour
by Stephi Wild - May 23, 2019

TV presenter and winner of Strictly Come Dancing, Ore Oduba will play the role of Teen Angel at certain performances at Leeds Grand Theatre, the opening venue of the UK and Ireland tour of GREASE. Ore alternates the role with the previously announced Peter Andre. Ore will play the role on 24 & 25 June and from 29 June to 16 July. GREASE opens at Leeds Grand Theatre on 19 June, running there until 20 July 2019. The tour then continues until October 2019. This new production of GREASE is directed by Nikolai Foster and choreographed by Arlene Phillips.

BACK TO THE FUTURE Musical Will Open in the UK in 2020 Photo BACK TO THE FUTURE Musical Will Open in the UK in 2020
by Stephi Wild - May 17, 2019

Producer Colin Ingram (Ghost - The Musical) and the creators of the film Back To The Future, Robert Zemeckis and Bob Gale, are delighted to announce that BACK TO THE FUTURE The Musical will open at the Manchester Opera House on 20 February 2020 for a strictly limited 12-week season, finishing on 17 May, prior to transferring to the West End. The Box Office will open at 10.00am on Friday 24 May 2019.

Dan Partridge, Martha Kirby, and More Will Lead GREASE Tour Photo Dan Partridge, Martha Kirby, and More Will Lead GREASE Tour
by Stephi Wild - Apr 11, 2019

The producers of the 2019 UK and Ireland tour and first new production in 25 years of Jim Jacobs & Warren Casey's iconic musical GREASE are delighted to announce that Dan Partridge, Martha Kirby, Louis Gaunt and Rhianne-Louise McCaulsky will star as Danny, Sandy, Kenickie and Rizzo respectively. They join the previously announced Peter Andre playing Teen Angel at most performances.

GREASE Comes to The King's Photo GREASE Comes to The King's
by Stephi Wild - Sep 14, 2018

Following a highly acclaimed sold out 8-week run at Curve, the first new production in 25 years of Jim Jacobs & Warren Casey's iconic musical GREASE will tour the UK and Ireland in 2019, with a stop in Glasgow.

Peter Andre To Play Teen Angel In New Production Of GREASE Photo Peter Andre To Play Teen Angel In New Production Of GREASE
by Stephi Wild - Sep 14, 2018

Following a highly acclaimed sold out 8-week run at Curve, the first new production in 25 years of Jim Jacobs & Warren Casey's iconic musical GREASE will tour the UK and Ireland in 2019, directed by Nikolai Foster and choreographed by Arlene Phillips and starring Peter Andre as Teen Angel at certain performances. Further casting to be announced.

BWW TV: Watch Highlights of Natalie Weiss & More in New Teaser for GHOST THE MUSICAL  Photo BWW TV: Watch Highlights of Natalie Weiss & More in New Teaser for GHOST THE MUSICAL at WPPAC
by BroadwayWorld TV - Oct 25, 2017

The White Plains Performing Arts Center (WPPAC) presents GHOST THE MUSICAL playing now through October 29. BroadwayWorld has an extended look at new footage from the show in the teaser below!

Photo Flash: First Look at Natalie Weiss, Steven Grant Douglas and More in GHOST THE  Photo Photo Flash: First Look at Natalie Weiss, Steven Grant Douglas and More in GHOST THE MUSICAL at WPPAC
by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2017

The White Plains Performing Arts Center (WPPAC) presents GHOST THE MUSICAL playing tonight, October 13, through October 29. BroadwayWorld has photos of the starry cast in action below!

GHOST THE MUSICAL, Starring Natalie Weiss and Steven Grant Douglas, Opens Tonight at  Photo GHOST THE MUSICAL, Starring Natalie Weiss and Steven Grant Douglas, Opens Tonight at WPPAC
by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2017

The White Plains Performing Arts Center (WPPAC) presents GHOST THE MUSICAL playing tonight, October 13, through October 29.

Original Tour Star Steven Grant Douglas to Join Natalie Weiss in GHOST at WPPAC; Cast Photo Original Tour Star Steven Grant Douglas to Join Natalie Weiss in GHOST at WPPAC; Cast Complete!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2017

The White Plains Performing Arts Center (WPPAC) has announced the full cast of GHOST THE MUSICAL playing October 13-29.

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