Is Grease on Broadway?
Grease is a musical by Jim Jacobs and Warren Casey….Grease (musical)
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Who wrote the lyrics for Grease the musical?
CHICAGO – 1971 Jacobs, along with Warren Casey, penned the book, lyrics, and music. The school became Rydell High School, and the story of ten teenagers in the ’50s, navigating the challenges of peer pressure, love, and identity, took to the stage for the first time.
How old is John Travolta during Grease?
Olivia was 28-years-old and John was 23-years-old when they filmed Grease and the pair were on the edge of superstardom while shooting the movie. “We were both with other people when we were filming and I think, respectfully, it just didn’t happen,” she explained.
Where did they film the beach scene in Grease?
Leo Carrillo Beach
The film’s opening was shot at Leo Carrillo Beach in Malibu, arguably the most filmed beach in movies and television. It’s been seen in everything from the Frankie Avalon and Annette Funicello beach party films to The Karate Kid (1984), The Craft (1996), and another Newton-John musical, Xanadu (1980).
Where was the drag race in Grease filmed?
the Los Angeles River
The race was filmed at the Los Angeles River, between the First and Seventh Street Bridges, where many other films have been shot. The final scene where the carnival took place used John Marshall High School. Furthermore, owing to budget cuts, a short scene was filmed at Hazard Park in Los Angeles.
When was Grease first performed in theaters?
In 1963, Jacobs met Warren Casey when they were both cast in a local theatre production of A Shot in the Dark. Seven years later they wrote what was to become one of the greatest musicals of all time. Grease opened in 1971 in a former trolley barn called the Kingston Mines Theatre in Chicago.
How long is grease (and why)?
Music direction by Ryan T. Nelson. Grease runs 2 hours 15 minutes, with a 15 minute intermission. No photos to display. JIM JACOBS ( Book, Music and Lyrics) Jacobs, who created Grease (in 1970) with Warren Casey, was born and raised on the mean streets of Chicago’s far northwest side.
Who wrote the original Grease?
JIM JACOBS ( Book, Music and Lyrics) Jacobs, who created Grease (in 1970) with Warren Casey, was born and raised on the mean streets of Chicago’s far northwest side. During the golden era of rock ‘n’ roll (1956-1960) he was a guitar-playing “greaser” student at Taft High School.
Who is the sound designer for Grease at the Marriott?
SARAH ORTIZ ( Sound Designer) is thrilled to be making her Marriott Theatre and Chicago sound design debut with Grease. Previously she has been the resident audio engineer for the Marriott’s 2019 season, running productions of Footloose, Darling Grenadine, Something Rotten!, and Oliver!.