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Broadway Star Adrianna Hicks will Lead Grease at Casa Mañana this June

FORT WORTH, Texas (April 29, 2024) – Adrianna Hicks will return to Casa Mañana to star in Grease this summer as Rizzo. Casa Mañana’s production of Grease is part of the 2023-24 Broadway season and is directed and choreographed by Gerry McIntyre and music directed by Matthew Stern. Additional cast and creative team will be announced at a later date. Grease runs June 1-9 and tickets are on sale now. 

Adrianna Hicks will play the iconic role of Rizzo, the brash and streetwise leader of the Pink Ladies. Hicks is a singer and actress who recently earned a Grammy Award for her work originating the role of Sugar in Some Like It Hot on Broadway, the role played by Marilyn Monroe in the film. She is also well known for originating the role of Catherine of Aragon in the smash-hit musical SIX on Broadway. She has performed at the Tony Awards and her additional Broadway credits include The Color Purple with Jennifer Hudson and Cynthia Erivo and Aladdin, the latter of which marked her Broadway debut. 

Adrianna Hicks was last seen at Casa Mañana in Queen of the Night: An Evening with Whitney in The Reid Cabaret Theatre in 2020. She has appeared in numerous productions at Casa Mañana over the years, including Buddy: The Buddy Holly Story, A Motown Christmas, Hairspray and more. 

Hicks was raised in McKinney, Texas and attended McKinney High School. She received her Bachelor of Fine Arts in Musical Theatre from the University of Oklahoma Weitzenhoffer School of Musical Theatre, where she was awarded a scholarship by the Congressional Black Caucus. 

Hicks as Sugar in Some Like It Hot on Broadway.

Hicks as Catherine of Aragon in SIX on Broadway.

Hicks as Catherine of Aragon in SIX on Broadway.

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