TOADS Stage Musical Company

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Nominated for Best Musical in the South West, Best Chorus Singing, Best Choreography
22nd - 25th June 2016 - The Princess Theatre, Torquay
Grease is a 1971 musical by Jim Jacobs and Warren Casey with additional songs written by John Farrar. Named for the 1950s United States working-class youth subculture known as greasers, the musical is set in 1959 at fictional Rydell High School (based on Chicago, Illinois (William Howard Taft School) and follows ten working-class teenagers as they navigate the complexities of peer pressure, politics, personal core values, and love. The score attempts to recreate the sounds of early 1950's rock and roll. In its original production in Chicago, Grease was a raunchy, raw, aggressive, vulgar show. Subsequent productions sanitized it and tamed it down. The show tackles such social issues as teenage pregnancy and gang violence; its themes include love, friendship, teenage rebellion, sexual exploration during adolescence, and, to some extent, class consciousness/class conflict.
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Enter the name for this tabbed section: Cast
Adam French - Danny Zuko
Harriet Loveridge - Sandy Dumbrowski
Dan Sinnott - Kenickie
Jo Clark- Rizzo
Jack Matanlé- Sonny Latierri
Georgina Johnson - Marty
Christian Brooker - Roger
Laura Whittet - Jan
David Pappin - Doody
Breagha Mason - Frenchy
Chris Matanlé - Johnny Casino
Jay Crispin - Patty Simcox
Peter Fletcher - Eugene Florczyk
Kat Groves - Miss Lynch
Laetitia Coulson - Cha-Cha DiGregorio
David Pappin - Teen Angel
Sean Caunter - Vince Fontaine

Jacqueline Anderson - Dancer
Laura Balcombe - Dancer
Katie Breyley - Dancer
Alice Farmer - Dancer
Rachel French - Dancer
Julia Gale - Dancer
Louisa Garner - Dancer
Sarah Montague - Dancer

Emily Bouyamourn - Ensemble
Kiera Duffin - Ensemble
Niel Fernandez - Ensemble
Caitlyn Holgate - Ensemble
Katie Legg - Ensemble
Catherine Martin - Ensemble
Chris Matanlé - Ensemble
Marianna Newton - Ensemble
Lucy Nicholls - Ensemble
James Roome - Ensemble
Ryan Trotman - Ensemble
Sarah Watts - Ensemble
Enter the name for this tabbed section: Production Team
Director - Ruth Bettesworth
Musical Director - John Amery
Choreographer - Elaine Johnson
Assistant to the Director - David Hyde Constantine

Conductor - John Amery
Reeds - Steve Grant, Kate Summers
Guitar - Neil Burns, David Jones
Bass Guitar - Pete Manfield
Percussion - Michelle Hiley
Keyboard - Alan Fouracre
Enter the name for this tabbed section: Behind the Scenes
Scenery - Scenic Projects
Costumes - Society Members , Triple C Costumes of Stourbridge, Newton Abbot Musical Comedy Society, Jo Lindsay
Wigs - W/Wigs
Wigs Coordinator - Elaine Johnson

Company Stage Manager - Miles Opie
Stage Director for the Princess Theatre - Martyn Jenkins
Deputy Stage Manager - Clive Simmons
ASM - Paul Duffield, Phil Laugee

Lighting Design - Andrew Gardiner of Stage Electrics
Sound Design - DC Audio
Sound Engineer - Darren Campan

Wardrobe Coordination - Elaine Johnson, Ruth Bettesworth, Marguerite Green
Properties Manager - Lydia Dockray
Make Up Manager - Marguerite Green
Photography - Brian Tilley
Publicity / Promotion - The Publicity Committee
Rehearsal Accompanist - John Amery
Front of House Co—Ordinators - Jane Summerfield, Amanda Jenkins
Back Stage and Get In Crew - Members and Associates
Props Team - Lydia Dockray, Sarah Hope, Iain Douglas, Julian Bennett
Rehearsal Teas - Margaret Aulton, Elaine Gard, Marguerite Green, Marion Grigg, Amanda Jenkins, Cheryl Merrikin, Yvonne Roux, Rose Smith, Jane Summerfield
Rehearsal Facilities - St Luke’s Church, Torquay and St Martin’s Church, Barton
Programme Compilation - Iain Douglas
Programme Advertising - Iain Douglas, Katie Legg
Programme and Publicity Design - Daniel Saint - Halo Creative
Poster Boards - Amanda Jenkins, Sean Caunter, Publicity Committee
Make-up - Marguerite Green and Team
Dressers - Company Members