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Grease is the word in Limerick!



Grease is the world’s number 1 rock ‘n roll musical and the award winning Cecilian Musical Society will be hand jivin’ across the stage of the Lime Tree Theatre. The Cecilian’s have been entertaining the audiences of Limerick since 1919 and this year will be no different. Featuring all the classic melodies, medleys and characters from the 1978 movie, it is the beloved rock ‘n roll celebration of teen angst, fast cars and first loves, all set in the fabulous fifties.

Grab your leather jackets and bobby socks with Rydell High’s class of 1959, where we see love-struck bad boy Danny and girl-next-door Sandy in a thrilling injection of pure fun with outstanding dance moves and amazing songs, along with the rest of the T-Birds and Pink Ladies. So whether you are a T-Bird, Pink Lady, Cheerleader or a Nerd, the Cecilian production of Grease is certain to get your foot tapping along with wonderful world of 1950’s Rock ‘n Roll.

Chairperson Jamie Purcell says “This is a musical that we have all grown up with and we are all very excited to be involved in what promises to be a mammoth production. The cast, crew and committee have worked tirelessly alongside our production team of Barbara Meany (Choreographer), Des Henn (Producer) and Shane Farrell (Musical Director) to ensure that you ‘got chills’ throughout the show!”

So come along and ‘lose control’ at what is ‘shaping up’ to being a fantastic production; cos our hearts are set on seeing you there!
Grease will run from Wednesday November 26th to Saturday November 29th in the Limetree Theatre at 8pm.


If you would like to book tickets to Grease you can do so via or by calling the box office on 061 774 774.

If you would like to read more about events taking place in the Lime Tree Theatre click here!

Richard is a presenter, producer, songwriter and actor. He was named the Limerick Person of the Year (2011) and won an online award at the Metro Éireann Media and Multicultural Awards (2011) for promoting multi-culturalism online. Richard says that the concept is very much a community driven project that aims to document life in Limerick. So, that in 20 years time people can look back and remember the events that were making the headlines.