Another nice article about Taylor Hicks in Grease. This one includes a good plug for his latest album, The Distance.
By Patrice Stewart
The Decatur Daily, Ala., September 24
American Idol 2006 winner Taylor Hicks returns to his hometown for a featured role in the touring production of Grease, which opened Tuesday at the Birmingham-Jefferson Civic Center.
The platinum-selling recording artist will play the “Teen Angel” role through Sunday.
Hicks made his Broadway debut in the Teen Angel role and has been on the road with Grease since this tour began Dec. 2.
“I had such a great experience performing on Broadway,” he said. “This is a great opportunity to visit old fans and new fans across the country while bringing them a great Broadway show.”
Hicks was named winner of the fifth season of the Fox TV series American Idol. He has been recording and making appearances since his 2006 win.
On March 10, Hicks released his new studio album “The Distance,” featuring the singles “What’s Right Is Right” and “Seven Mile Breakdown.”
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