Olivia Moore, who plays Sandy in the current London production, sang Hopelessly Devoted To You to celebrate the life of the Australian star of the blockbuster film.
Grease stage star: It was surreal to break news of Olivia’s death to audience
The star of the current London West End production of Grease says it was “surreal” to hear the news of Olivia Newton-John’s death during the interval of the show and later reveal it to audience members.
Olivia Moore, who plays Sandy in the musical, said that the performance had been a “mixed bag of emotions” but that she was “proud to continue to wave that Sandy flag”.
Newton John died peacefully on Monday at her home in California at the age of 73, surrounded by friends and loved ones, her husband confirmed on social media.
Monday night’s performance of Grease at the Dominion Theatre, in London, was dedicated to her memory.