Rumors had been swirling for a few weeks that Ace Young would soon be stepping into the role of Kenickie in the Broadway musical revival of Grease. It appears to be official now.
Ace begins his stint with Grease on September 9th just as his fellow Season 5 castmate, Taylor Hicks, ends his role as the Teen Angel on September 7th.
Want to see Ace in Grease? You can bid on 4 tickets to the show, plus dinner with Ace afterward, proceeds going to the Muscular Dystrophy Association. Ace will also be co-hosting this weekend’s Jerry Lewis MDA Telethon.
By the way, Constantine Maroulis recently said in a radio interview that he turned down the role of Kenickie for the chance to originate a role in the Off-Broadway production of Rock of Ages…