MusicalComedyRevivalBroadway
Opening Date
May 11, 1994
Closing Date
Jan 25, 1998
1st Preview
Apr 23, 1994
1st Preview
Apr 23, 1994
Previews
20
Performances
1,505
MusicalComedyRevivalBroadway

ABOUT THIS PRODUCTION

Theatres
Eugene O'Neill Theatre
(May 11, 1994 - Jan 25, 1998)

Setting
In and around Rydell High.

Comments
"Grease" was on hiatus from 2/23/1997 through 4/7/1997.

Originally produced by Tommy Tune
Book by Jim Jacobs and Warren Casey; Music by Jim Jacobs and Warren Casey; Lyrics by Jim Jacobs and Warren Casey; Musical Director: John McDaniel; Vocal arrangements by John McDaniel; Dance arrangements by John McDaniel; Music orchestrated by Steve Margoshes; Associate Musical Dir.: Steve Marzullo
Directed by Jeff Calhoun; Choreographed by Jeff Calhoun; Associate Choreographer: Jerry Mitchell; Assistant Choreographer: Patti D'Beck
Scenic Design by John Arnone; Costume Design by Willa Kim; Lighting Design by Howell Binkley; Hair Design by Patrik D. Moreton; Sound Design by Tom Morse
General Manager: Charlotte W. Wilcox; Company Manager: Scott A. Moore; Associate Co. Mgr: Jonathan Broder
Production Stage Manager: Craig Jacobs; Technical Supervisor: Arthur Siccardi; Stage Manager: Tom Bartlett; Assistant Stage Mgr: Scott Mohon
Musical Coordinator: John Monaco; Conducted by John McDaniel; Associate Conductor: Steve Marzullo; Keyboard: Steve Marzullo; Drums: Norbert Goldberg; Trumpet: Don Downs; Trombone: Charles Gordon; Saxophone: Tim Ries; Guitar: Alan Cohen; Keyboard 2: Steven Freeman; Bass: Vince Fay; Percussion: Beth Ravin; Music Preparation: Chelsea Music Services, Inc.; Synthesizer Programmer: Ted Baker
Casting: Stuart Howard and Amy Schecter; Production Supervisor: Tommy Tune; Dance Captain: Patti D'Beck; National Press Representative: The Pete Sanders Group; Advertising: Serino Coyne, Inc.; Press Representative: Pete Sanders; Press Associate: Glenna Freedman; Photographer: Carmine Sciavone and Stan Schneir
Danny Zuko
Doody
Miss Lynch
Betty Rizzo
Teen Angel
Sandy Dumbrowski
Straight A
 
Ensemble
Ensemble
Patty Simcox
Straight A
 
Dream Mooner
 
Ensemble
Vince Fontaine
Eugene Florczyk
Dream Mooner
 
A Heartbeat
 
Ensemble
Ensemble
A Heartbeat
 
Ensemble
Straight A
 
Ensemble
Sonny Latierri
Ensemble
Kenickie
Cha-Cha Di Gregorio
A Heartbeat
 
Ensemble
Frenchy
Understudies: Clay Adkins (Doody, Teen Angel), Melissa Bell (Patty Simcox), Michelle Blakely (Sandy Dumbrowski), Patrick Boyd (Roger), Patti D'Beck (Miss Lynch), Katy Grenfell (Jan), Ned Hannah (Eugene Florczyk), Janice Lorraine Holt (Frenchy), Denis Jones (Sonny Latierri), Allison Metcalf (Marty), Sandra Purpuro (Betty Rizzo), H. Hylan Scott, II (Kenickie, Danny Zuko, Vince Fontaine) and Lorna Shane (Cha-Cha Di Gregorio)

Eugene O'Neill Theatre (May 11, 1994 - Jan 25, 1998)

Musical Director: Vincent Fanuele
Makeup for Ms. Shields designed by Kate Best; Assistant Sound Design: Jim Bay
Company Manager: Diana L. Fairbanks and Sally Campbell Morse; Associate Gen. Mgr: Susan Sampliner
Stage Manager: Peter Wolf, Rick Steiger, Clifford Schwartz, Dale Kaufman, Valerie Lau-Kee Lai and David Hyslop; Production Stage Manager: Paul J. Smith and Clifford Schwartz (Jun 25, 1996 - ?); Production Supervisor: Scott Faris; Assistant Stage Mgr: Matthew Aaron Stern and Terrence J. Witter (Sep 07, 1995 - ?)
Conducted by Vincent Fanuele; Keyboard: Seth Rudetsky (circa. 1997 - ?)
Dance Captain: Brian Loeffler and Brian-Paul Mendoza; Photographer: Carol Rosegg; Advertising: Grey Entertainment, Inc.

Cast

Danny Zuko
A Heartbeat
 
Dream Mooner
 
Ensemble
Ensemble
 
A Heartbeat
 
Straight A
Patty Simcox
Danny Zuko
Betty Rizzo
Michelle Bombacie
Broadway debut
Cha-Cha Di Gregorio
Betty Rizzo
Straight A
Sonny Latierri
May 10, 1995 - Jul 09, 1995
Teen Angel
Sonny Latierri
Cha-Cha Di Gregorio
Vince Fontaine
May 06, 1997 - ?
Miss Lynch
Kenickie
Alternate
Ensemble
 
Voice of Lance
Teen Angel
Patty Simcox
Apr 08, 1997 - Jul 1997
Ensemble
May 1994 - Aug 1994
A Heartbeat
 
Dream Mooner
 
Ensemble
Vince Fontaine
Sandy Dumbrowski
Betty Rizzo
Ensemble
Betty Rizzo
Sutton Foster
Broadway debut
Sandy Dumbrowski
Teen Angel
Oct 25, 1997 - Jan 25, 1998
Kenickie
Betty Rizzo
Miss Lynch
Sandy Dumbrowski
 
Sandy Dumbrowski
Sep 02, 1996 - ?
Teen Angel
Betty Rizzo
Miss Lynch
Marty
Teen Angel
Sandy Dumbrowski
Teen Angel
A Heartbeat
 
Ensemble
Doody
 
Sonny Latierri
Teen Angel
Frenchy
Vince Fontaine
Dec 08, 1996 - Mar 23, 1997
Ensemble
 
Voice of Lance
Betty Rizzo
Sep 02, 1997 - Oct 19, 1997
Frenchy
Dream Mooner
 
Straight A
 
Ensemble
Teen Angel
May 06, 1997 - ?
Betty Rizzo
Danny Zuko
Alternate
Betty Rizzo
 
Sandy Dumbrowski
Straight A
 
Ensemble
 
Voice of Scientist
Vince Fontaine
Frenchy
circa. Aug 1996 - ?
Betty Rizzo
Ensemble
Patty Simcox
Betty Rizzo
Vince Fontaine
Betty Rizzo
Sonny Latierri
Betty Rizzo
Straight A
 
Ensemble
Ensemble
 
Voice of Sheila
Doody
Dream Mooner
 
Straight A
 
Ensemble
Vince Fontaine
 
Alternate
Danny Zuko
Sandy Dumbrowski
Betty Rizzo
Voice of Sheila
 
Ensemble
Ensemble
Ensemble
Miss Lynch
Ensemble
 
Straight A
Doody
Patty Simcox
Danny Zuko
Teen Angel
Danny Zuko
Doody
Betty Rizzo
Miss Lynch
A Heartbeat
 
Ensemble
Eugene Florczyk
 
Straight A
Danny Zuko
Understudies: Farah Alvin (Miss Lynch, Jan), Brad Aspel (Sonny Latierri, Roger), Carrie Ellen Austin (Miss Lynch, Frenchy), Melissa Bell (Jan, Sandy Dumbrowski), Patrick Boyd (Doody), Paul Castree (Roger), Jennifer Cody (Frenchy), Laurie Crochet (Cha-Cha Di Gregorio), Gregory Cunneen (Danny Zuko, Kenickie, Sonny Latierri), Vincent D'Elia (Danny Zuko, Vince Fontaine, Kenickie), Jeff Edgerton (Eugene Florczyk, Doody), Hunter Foster (Danny Zuko, Kenickie, Teen Angel), Steve Geyer (Vince Fontaine), Janice Lorraine Holt (Teen Angel), Lesley Jennings (Frenchy, Patty Simcox, Cha-Cha Di Gregorio), David Josefsberg (Kenickie, Danny Zuko), Michelle Kittrell (Marty, Patty Simcox, Sandy Dumbrowski), Mark Lanyon (Roger), Brian Loeffler (Sonny Latierri, Eugene Florczyk), Brian-Paul Mendoza (Eugene Florczyk), Allison Metcalf (Miss Lynch, Patty Simcox), Scott Mohon (Vince Fontaine), Bruce Moore (Doody, Teen Angel), Megan Mullally (Betty Rizzo), Connie Ogden (Sandy Dumbrowski, Patty Simcox), Jason Opsahl (Vince Fontaine), Mary Ruvolo (Miss Lynch), Dale Sandish (Vince Fontaine, Doody, Roger), Jeanna Schweppe (Cha-Cha Di Gregorio, Sandy Dumbrowski, Betty Rizzo), Lorna Shane (Marty, Betty Rizzo, Frenchy), Timothy Edward Smith (Kenickie, Danny Zuko), Spring (Marty, Patty Simcox), Wendy Springer (Patty Simcox) and Joanna Young (Betty Rizzo, Marty, Jan)
music by Jim Jacobs and Warren Casey; lyrics by Jim Jacobs and Warren Casey
(Unless otherwise noted)
Act 1
Sung By
Alma Mater
Miss Lynch and Company
We Go Together
Pink Ladies and Burger Palace Boys
Summer Nights
Sandy Dumbrowski, Danny Zuko, Pink Ladies and Burger Palace Boys
Those Magic Changes
Doody and The Company
Freddy, My Love
Marty and The Pink Ladies
Greased Lightning
Kenickie and Burger Palace Boys
Greased Lightning (Reprise)
Betty Rizzo and Burger Palace Boys
Rydell Fight Song
Sandy Dumbrowski, Patty Simcox and Cheerleading Squad
Mooning
Roger and Jan
Look at Me, I'm Sandra Dee
Betty Rizzo
Since I Don't Have You
(music by James Beaumont, Joseph Rock and The Skyliners; lyrics by James Beaumont, Joseph Rock and The Skyliners)
Sandy Dumbrowski
We Go Together (Reprise)
The Company
Act 2
Sung By
Shakin' at the High School Hop
The Four Straight A's
It's Raining on Prom Night
Sandy Dumbrowski and The Four Straight A's
Born to Hand Jive
Eugene Florczyk, Miss Lynch and The Company
Beauty School Dropout
Teen Angel, Frenchy and The Company
Alone at a Drive in Movie
Danny Zuko
Rock N'Roll Party Queen
Doody and Kenickie
There are Worse Things I Could Do
Betty Rizzo
Look at Me, I'm Sandra Dee (Reprise)
Sandy Dumbrowski and Betty Rizzo
Grease (Finale)
The Company

Tony Award®

 
 

Best Featured Actress in a Musical

1994 Nominee
Marcia Lewis
 

Best Choreography

1994 Nominee
Choreographed by Jeff Calhoun

Drama Desk Award

 

Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Musical

1994 Nominee
Sam Harris
 

Outstanding Choreography

1994 Nominee
Choreographed by Jeff Calhoun

Theatre World

Special Award

1995 Recipient
Brooke Shields
Season:
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Statistics supplied are courtesy of The Broadway League.
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