Missed the show? Watch Grease Live! on FOX now!

Grease is the Word!

Watch this FULL EPISODE of Grease Live: “Grease: The Musical” on FOX NOW

The halls of Rydell High School came to life again last night via FOX’s live production of Grease: The Musical and it knocked our bobby socks off!

A bit of history…we’ve seen Grease the movie more times than we can count, (at least 250+ times and counting) as well as every type of stage performance you can think of including: Jr. High, High School, College, Community Theatre, Musical Theatre, Dinner Theatre, Grease on Ice, Broadway Revival Preview, Broadway Revival Touring and of now tonight’s incredible production, Grease Live! Follow the link below to watch Grease Live now!

#GreaseLive Highlights

Julianne Hough belting out Hopelessly Devoted To You and turning in a damn fine performance as Sandy, Vanessa Hudgens slaying every moment on camera but especially on There Are Worst Things I Could Do, and last but not least two of the original cast members from the movie, Didi “Frenchy” Conn as Vi and Barry “Doody” Pearl.

Honorable mention goes to the incredible production design especially during Greased Lightning, The Dance Contest and Thunder Road sequences. Just wow! Standing ovation for Production Design, Set Decoration, Art Direction, Camera work moving us through this incredible experience and music production on all this iconic songs. #GreaseLive knocked it outta the park folks!

Maybe they’ll do #Grease2Live next? We can dream!

Watch Grease Live

In case you missed this epic event, your worries are over, You can now watch Grease Live online!

Julianne Hough and Aaron Tveit as Danny & Sandy

The Grease Live! Cast - Watch Grease Live

John Travolta & Olivia Newton-John star in Grease. Julinanne Hough and Aaron Tveit star in Grease: The Musical

What a great night! ‪#‎Grease‬ is still the word! Watch it now!

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Happy Birthday Leif Green!

Happiest of Birthdays to Leif Green

Greasers! Today is the birthday of our dear friend, Leif Green! Join us in wishing him a very happy day! Below is a special photo from Leif’s personal archives, of he and Michelle “Stephanie Zinone” Pfeiffer having a little fun on the Grease 2 set!

Happy Birthday Leif Green!

Happy Birthday Leif Green

Happy Birthday Leif Green!

Leif Green played T-Bird Davey Jaworski in Paramount Pictures 1982 feature film, Grease 2. Leif went on to star in the feature Joy Sticks and had guest starring roles on The Facts of Life and Simon & Simon. 

Since the 80s, Leif has been working as Creative Director for AIDS Walk New York.

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Grease 2 Movie Night & Bowling with Adrian Zmed!

Grease 2 Movie Night & Bowling with Adrian Zmed!

This is pretty big news Vegas Greasers! Get ready to rock & roll, bop & bowl with Adrian Zmed as he host’s Brooklyn Bowl’s Bowling and Movie Night, Thursday, January 28, 2016 in Las Vegas! Brooklyn Bowl will be screening our beloved Grease 2 at this free event!

Grease 2 Movie Night & Bowling with Adrian Zmed!

Grease 2 Movie Night & Bowling with Host Adrian Zmed at Brooklyn Bowl

While the movie screening is free, there is a co$t to bowl. Tickets are $20 per person and include lane access to bowl and bowling shoes! Doors open at 10:30 pm and the Grease 2 screening begins at 11pm. This is a 21+ event. Tickets are on sale now, so don’t delay and score yours today!

Venue Location:

Grease 2 and Bowling with Adrian Zmed!
BROOKLYN BOWL LAS VEGAS
3545 LAS VEGAS BLVD. SOUTH
LAS VEGAS, NV, 89109

Check out Brooklyn Bowl’s website for all the details & fine print.

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Tour the Real Rydell: Excelsior High School Tour

Welcome to the Real Rydell Virtual Tour

Howdy Greasers! We’re proud to offer you an inside peak of Excelsior High School in Norwalk, California. Famous for it’s alumni such as Pat Nixon as well as the filming location for TV show Square Pegs, TV movie High School U.S.A. (1983) and yes of course our beloved feature movie, Grease 2! 

Join us on our walk through the campus, into the classrooms, along the walls of lockers and onto the football field and track.
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Big thanks to Brian for his camera work on our tour of the campus this past summer. Special thanks goes out to Mary Kay for hooking us up!  More photos to follow!

View the Virtual Tour of the School!

Part 1  |  Part 2  |  Part 3  |  Part 4  |
 Part 5

Help Excelsior High School Become a Historical Landmark

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Help Excelsior High School become a Historical Landmark

Help Excelsior High School become a Historical Landmark

Excelsior High School, in Norwalk, CA (aka The Real Rydell) needs signatures on their petition to become a historical structure. The following link explains how you can lend a hand to help Excelsior High School become a Historical Landmark. Site excerpt:

“The California Register program encourages public recognition and protection of resources of architectural, historical, archeological and cultural significance…”

“Our goal is to designate Excelsior a Historical Structure and preserve and protect its uniqueness for generations to come.”

Help Excelsior High School become a Historical Landmark!

Excelsior High School, Norwalk, CA – Filming location for Rydell High School in Grease 2

 

About Excelsior (from Wikipedia)
“Excelsior High School, originally named Excelsior Union High School was founded in 1903 in Norwalk, California. Its last graduating class was 1981. The current campus was built in 1924.

The school and campus still exist at the corner of Alondra Blvd and Pioneer Blvd. in the city of Norwalk, California. It is now the home to the Norwalk-La Mirada Adult School. Since its closure, the campus has been the location for the filming of Grease 2 and High School U.S.A. and the 1982 TV series Square Pegs.”

Sign the Petition

Read Excelsior’s article about Grease 2.

View the virtual tour of Excelsior Hight School

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