There have been many versions of Jim Jacobs and Warren Casey’s Grease: the raunchy one that premiered at Kingston Mines in 1971; a much cleaned-up version that opened a year later in New York; the star-heavy 1978 movie (which, among other abominations, takes a Chicago girl named Dumbrowski and gives her an Aussie accent). And […]
Scott Weinstein’s staging is far more knock-out than knockoff.
Plus four screenings of Inside Out.
Plus two screenings of Star Wars: The Force Awakens.
Chicago hosts another week of alfresco entertainment.
The paper doesn’t think Grease‘s creators are worth mentioning.
Grease‘s girl gang had a real-life model on the northwest side.
Reflections on Grease’s Chicago roots.
Grease makes the Auditorium Theatre sound like any other road show venue.