When did Grease first open on Broadway?

When did Grease first open on Broadway?

August 19, 2007
GREASE™ opened on Broadway at the Brooks Atkinson Theatre (256 West 47th Street) on Sunday, August 19, 2007 following preview performances which began on Tuesday, July 24, 2007.

When did John Travolta do Grease on Broadway?

A scene from the original New York production of Grease. The original Broadway production opened at the Majestic Theatre February 14, 1972.

Who was the original Danny Zuko on Broadway?

Barry Bostwick
The original Broadway cast included Barry Bostwick as Danny and Carole Demas as Sandy, with Adrienne Barbeau as Rizzo, Timothy Meyers as Kenickie, Alan Paul, and Walter Bobbie and Marya Small in supporting roles.

Did John Travolta do Grease on Broadway?

Travolta was familiar with the movie’s source material before he was ever considered for the role of Danny Zuko. In the early 1970s, the actor played Doody in the Broadway production of the “Grease” musical.

Who sings Greased Lightning in the musical?

John Travolta
Greased Lightnin’/Artists

What songs does Frenchy sing in Grease?


  • “Summer Nights”
  • “Hopelessly Devoted to You”
  • “Greased Lightnin'”
  • “Beauty School Dropout”
  • “Sandy”
  • “You’re the One That I Want”
  • “The Grease Megamix”
  • Why does Sandy change at the end of Grease?

    Ultimately it’s Sandy’s decision in “You’re The One That I Want” to break from her reputation and take what she wants. Completing Sandy’s arc towards self-discovery by transforming her into a greaser girl represents her rebirth and her newfound confidence in her identity.

    Does Netflix have Grease?

    Grease is on Netflix.

    When did the musical Grease open on Broadway?

    Grease (Original, Musical, Comedy, Broadway) opened in New York City Feb 14, 1972 and played through Apr 13, 1980. The official database for Broadway theatre information Grease – Broadway Musical – Original | IBDB

    What was the name of the High School in Grease?

    Grease (musical) Grease is a 1971 musical by Jim Jacobs and Warren Casey. Named after the 1950s United States working-class youth subculture known as greasers, the musical is set in 1959 at fictional Rydell High School (based on William Howard Taft School in Chicago, Illinois) and follows ten working-class teenagers as they navigate…

    Where did the original Grease Show take place?

    The show’s original, aggressive and profane 1971 incarnation was directed by Guy Barile, choreographed by Ronna Kaye and produced by the Kingston Mines Theater Company founded by June Pyskacek on Chicago’s Lincoln Avenue. The script was based on Jim Jacobs’ experience at William Taft High School, Chicago.

    Who are the producers of the Chicago version of Grease?

    In addition to the “R-rated” profanity and deliberate use of shock value, the Chicago version of Grease included an almost entirely different songbook, which was shorter and included multiple references to real Chicago landmarks. Producers Ken Waissman and Maxine Fox saw the show and made a deal to produce it Off-Broadway.