“GREASE” is an iconic story that was the basis for the 1978 hit film made famous by stars Olivia Newton-John and John Travolta was performed by S.T.A.G.E. in partnership with the Boone County 4H and Southern WV Community & Technical College, May 9 and May 10, 2014 at 7 p.m. and May 11 at 3 p.m.
The staff consisted of Chelsea Price, Director; Robin Bunch Bailey, Musical Director/Conductor/Choreographer; Renee Burgess, Choreographer; Mike Vickers and Vocational Students, Steve Compston and Ariel Price, Set Design/Construction; David Bowling and Logan Darnell, Lights and Sound.
The Cast consisted of Kerry K. Matthews, Danny; Lindsay Parsons as Sandy; Patrick Compston as Kenickie; Ikie Brooks as Sonny Latierri; Landon Mitchill as Roger; Timmy Hubbard as Doody; Brittany Whitt as Betty Rizo; Brooke Phillips as Marty; Janice Graley as Jan; Jessica Cooper as Frenchy; Abagail Brown as Patty Simcox; Evan Ballard as Eugene Florczyk; Amelia Halley as Miss Lynch; Larry Copen as Vince Fontaine; Octavia Smoot as Cha-Cha Digregorio; Caleb Sydnor as Johnny Casino; Derick Miller as Teen Angel; Kaylea Egnor, Samantha Graffius, McKinley Miller, Kaytlin Price, Paige Robertson and Amelia Setser as Ensemble; and Robin Bunch Bailey, Kasey Huffman, James Bishop and Caleb Sydnor was Orchestra.
This rendition of “Grease” was performed by a very talented and artistic group of individuals, whom should be recognized for all their efforts and should be very proud to have taken the crowd back to that period of time with toe-tapping, hand jiving music and Billboard number-1 hits like “Grease”, “Summer Nights” and “You’re the One that I Want”.
“S.T.A.G.E. isn’t just about producing musicals…we are producing cooperative, better-spoken, quick thinking, hard-working, creative leaders ! Preachers, teachers, law enforcement, Technicians, yes entertainers, and more!” said Robin Bunch Bailey.