PITTSBURGH, Pa. (KDKA) – Clay Aiken, “American Idol” favorite and Broadway star, is set to star as Teen Angel in Pittsburgh CLO’s production of “Grease.”
Aiken most recently starred alongside Ruben Studdard in “Ruben & Clay’s First Annual Christmas Carol Family Fun Pageant Spectacular Reunion Show,” which “The New York Times” called “A Christmas Miracle.”READ MORE: Multi-Vehicle Crash On I-376 Westbound Shuts Down All Lanes
Zach Adkins, who is fresh off Broadway as Dimitri in “Anastasia,” and Kristen Martin, returning to the Pittsburgh CLO after starring as Ariel in “Footloose,” play the famed couple of lovesick Sandy and bad-boy Danny who attempt to rekindle their summer romance.
Jackie Burns, a “Wicked” alum who holds the title for the longest running Elphaba, plays Rizzo, while Damon J. Gillespie, featured on the TV series “Rise” plays Doody.READ MORE: 40th Street Bridge Lane Restrictions Go Into Place This Week
The production will also feature a teen ensemble of 14 Pittsburgh CLO Academy students.
The show will run from June 7-16 at the Benedum Center.MORE NEWS: Dozens Of Women Gather On North Shore For 'Black Maternal Health Week' Photoshoot
Tickets and information can be found online at pittsburghCLO.org.