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Go Back to High School with UCO’s Grease

Grease

UCO’s Grease at Mitchell Hall Theatre. Photo by Mutz Photography.

Though it debuted in 1971, with a hit movie in 1978, it seems like Grease has been around forever. It’s woven so completely into the American songbook, and heavily into the theatre rotation, that nearly everyone from sea to shining sea knows the songs, the characters and at least some of the story. But in case you’ve somehow missed it entirely, here’s a quick rundown: Based in 1959, the classmates of Rydell High, an Anywhere, USA High School, assemble back at school after an eventful summer. A new student joins… Continue reading

UCO Gears Up for Grease at Mitchell Hall Theatre

From left, Dylan Herrin as Danny, Morgan Rothwell as Sandy, Kalyn Glover as Frenchy, Sarah Royse as Marty and Hailey Hatfield as Jan in University of Central Oklahoma and Broadway Tonight’s production of Grease.

Grease is the word! UCO’s Fall 2019 season is starting up with the quintessential American musical. Their production of Grease: The Musical takes us back to high school with the greasers, the pink ladies, and all the antics of Rydell High! It’s a wild ride and tons of fun. And of course, the music and poodle skirts! They’re classic Americana and classic Grease.

Early on… Continue reading