All Shook Up's Murphy to Be Part of Spring Grease Production

News   All Shook Up's Murphy to Be Part of Spring Grease Production Karen Murphy, whose Broadway credits include All Shook Up, 42nd Street and Titanic, will play Miss Lynch in the upcoming production of Grease at the Westchester Broadway Theatre.

The family favorite musical will play March 8-May 26 at the theatre in Elmsford, NY. Directed by Richard Roland, the cast will also feature Kasey Marino and Melissa Larsen as, respectively, Danny and Sandy, with Heather Adair (Cha-Cha), Lindsay Bethea (Frenchy), Charlie Brady (Sonny), Jacqueline Colmer (Rizzo), Allison Couture (Patty Simcox), Todd DuBail (Teen Angel/Johnny Casino), Geoffrey Goldberg (Doody), Liz O'Donnell (Marty), Will Ray (Kenickie), Tory Ross (Jan), Nathan Scherich (Roger), Rob Sheridan (Vince Fontaine) and Aaron Young (Eugene). The ensemble comprises Jeffrey Alewine, Kristy Lynn Farrell, Melissa Hammans and Spencer Howard.

The design team for the fifties-set production includes George Puello (set design), Andrew Gmoser (lighting design), Jonathan E. Hatton (sound design) and Brian Hemesath (costume design). Kathy Meyer choreographs with musical direction by Brian Cimmet.

Featuring a book and score by Jim Jacobs and Warren Casey, Grease! features such tunes as "We Go Together," "Summer Nights," "Greased Lightning," "Look at Me, I'm Sandra Dee," "Beauty School Dropout" and "There Are Worse Things I Could Do."

The Westchester Broadway Theatre is located at 75 Clearbrook Road in Elmsford, NY. For tickets call (914) 592-2222 or visit www.broadwaytheatre.com.

* A Broadway revival of Grease will arrive in New York July 24. Kathleen Marshall will direct and choreograph. The NBC reality show "Grease: You're the One That I Want" is currently casting the two leads of that production.