Grease is the word for these talented Port Stephens kids

PERFORMERS: Tiarne Robinson, 10, from Lemon Tree Passage, Jacob Cowan, 17, from Corlette, and Shakyia Apthorpe, 10, from Raymond Terrace at Birubi Beach.

PERFORMERS: Tiarne Robinson, 10, from Lemon Tree Passage, Jacob Cowan, 17, from Corlette, and Shakyia Apthorpe, 10, from Raymond Terrace at Birubi Beach.

In three short weeks, some 150 Port Stephens dancers, singers and actors will the take part in the arena spectacular of Grease.

The musical will feature 800 children from the Hunter and Central Coast.

The large ensemble, featuring children of all ages, are students of Rydell High School.

They will support the main cast which includes Meghan O’Shea (Singing in the Rain) and Drew Weston (Ghost the Musical) as the iconic Grease lovers Sandy and Danny.

The arena spectacular will include all the favourite Grease characters – Kenickie (Barry Conrad), Rizzo (Ruby Clark) and Frenchie (Stacey de Waard) – plus songs such as You're the One That I WantGreased Lightnin', Summer Nights and Beauty School Drop Out.

Grease the Arena Experience will be performed at Newcastle Entertainment Centre in the July school holiday.

Just four shows will be performed:

Friday, July 14  from 7.30pm

Saturday, July 15 at 2pm and 7.30pm

Sunday, July 16 at 1pm

Tickets, available from Ticketek, start at $75.

The Examiner has one double pass to give away to the Friday, July 14 (7pm) show.

To win, send your name and daytime contact number in an email titled “Grease” to news@pse.fairfax.com.au

The winner will be notified by 5pm on July 3.

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