PHOTO CALL: Grease, With Andrew Call, Meredith Patterson and Marc Summers, at Surflight

By Matthew Blank
28 Jun 2011

Surflight Theatre, a Jersey Shore tradition in Beach Haven, NJ, presents the 1950s-set musical Grease. Broadway's Meredith Patterson and Andrew Call are Sandy and Danny, respectively.



Game-show host and Food Network personality Marc Summers plays Vince Fontaine in the staging directed by Jen Bender (resident director for Broadway's The Lion King) and choreographed by Shea Sullivan.

The tale of Rydell High School teens plays to July 15. Patterson starred in Broadway's 42nd Street and White Christmas. Call's Broadway credits include Glory Days, American Idiot and High Fidelity.

Here's a look at the show:



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Andrew Call and Meredith Patterson
Photo by Chase Heilman



Grease also features Katrina Rose Dideriksen (Rizzo), Dustin Brayley (Kenickie), Deon Oliverio (Doody), Anthony Ramos Martinez (Sonny), Chelsea Lovett (Marty), Tim Ehrlich (Roger), Shayla Benoit (Jan), Samia Mounts (Frenchy), Jeremy Gaston (Teen Angel/Johnny Casino), Dana Maddox (Cha-Cha), Carla Stewart (Miss Lynch), Erica Wasko (Patty Simcox) and Drew Gasparini (Eugene). Grease features music direction by Jeremy Randall, scenic design by Charlie Smith, costume design by Jody Madaras, lighting design by Marciel Greene, and sound design by Nevin Steinberg. Bill Gilinsky is production stage manager.

The internationally famous show features a book and score by Jim Jacobs and Warren Casey.

Grease performances are Tuesday at 2 PM and 8 PM; Wednesday at 2 PM; Thursday at 2 PM and 8 PM; Friday at 8 PM; Saturday at 8 PM and Sunday at 2 PM. Tickets are $31-$49. Visit www.surflight.org or call (609) 492-9477.