Published on 2nd Oct, 2011

josh piterman greaseJosh Piterman is having a ball rehearsing for his new role as “Michael Carrington” in the tongue in cheek musical concert playing at Chapel of Chapel from Oct 12-22. Regularly cast as the leading man with his chiselled good looks and brilliant tenor voice Josh is excited to break out of the norm for this comedic based role.

“I’m so excited to be part of this production; it is so much fun” Josh Piterman

It’s the most amazing voice. Geoffrey Rush on Josh Piterman

Get out the hair gel, dust off your leather jackets and get ready to laugh out loud, the sequel to the world’s greatest musical is here! Grease 2: Live in Concert takes you back to Rydell High where the Class of ’61 are sure to knock your bobby socks off!

Following a sellout premiere season, this smash-hit concert style musical returns to the Melbourne stage bursting with back-to-back songs from the original soundtrack – ‘Cool Rider’, ‘Back to School Again’, ‘Reproduction’ and a string of 1960′s chart toppers. Hand-jiving is out and rock music is in!

Starring Australia’s most exciting talents, Josh Piterman (West Side Story, Kismet), Melanie Ott (Hot Shoe Shuffle) Gemma Purdy (X Factor, Shane Warne – The Musical) and Dave Burrows (Kismet) and featuring an electrifying band,

Grease 2: Live in Concert is the funniest ticket in town.

Grease is still the word

Taking on the lead role of Michael Carrington (originally played by Maxwell Caulfield) is the super talented Josh Piterman. Having received great critical acclaim touring with West Side Story in the leading role Tony, he has just finished headlining The Production Company’s ‘Kismet’. Josh takes on the demanding Clark Kent/Superman style role of Michael. Audiences will adore his comic timing and irresistible voice with his charming portrayal of Michael.

Melbourne starlet Gemma Purdy seen on TV show Xfactor also starred in Shane Warne The Musical, plays the sassy, busty blonde bombshell Paulette, made famous my Lorna Luft the sister of Liza Minelli in the original film ‘Grease 2’.
‘ ‘So much fun, I had a ball!’ Brynne Edelston
‘ miraculous job’ Theatrepeople


Executive Producers – Stage Art

Director – Karl McNamara

Musical Director – Drew Downing

Choreographer – Joel Anderson

Michael- Josh Piterman

Stephanie- Melanie Ott

Johnny- Daniel Mottau

Paulette- Gemma Purdy

Dimucci – Dave Burrows

Goose- Liam Kilgour

Sharon- Hayley Piterman

Rhonda- Nadia Gianinotti

Davey- Henry Brett

Twins- Tara Kabalan, Lauren Edwards

Duo- Ashley Rousetty- Leigh Barker

(Doubling as Mr Stewart & Miss Mason)


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