July 17, 2007 > Theatre - Grease the Musical
Theatre - Grease the Musical
By Mona Shah
"Grease," the number one musical and perfect feel-good family show, comes to the Rainbow Theatre in Milpitas this summer bringing with it unforgettable hit songs to keep the audience boppin' and singing right along with the cast.
"Grease" has proved that a musical love story, bursting with denim, cheerleaders, slick hairstyles and raging teenage hormones is timeless. "Grease" is a slice of 50's Americana, guaranteed to have even granny hand-jiving in the aisle.
It's 1959 and Rydell High School is filled with rebellious, thrill-loving students. As leader of the T-Birds, rebel 'Danny Zuko' oozes sex appeal and can have any 'chick' he desires. High School is only an excuse to flirt with the 'bombshells', create mayhem and smoke cigarettes. Along comes 'Sandy Dumbrowski' - a true beauty but a real square - and the chase is on!
It turns out that she and the leader of the Burger Palace Boys gang, Danny Zuko, have had a brief love affair the summer before. While Sandy stresses to her new classmates the emotional attachment she and Danny had, Danny stresses the physical aspects of their relationship. As the show unfolds, students at Rydell have to deal with love, gang violence, teen pregnancy, and friendship. In the end, Sandy and Danny resolve their differences and end up happily together.
So join Danny and Sandy, along with the groovy T-Birds, sassy Pink Ladies and the whole gang at Rydell High for this high octane party.
Grease the Musical
Thursday and Friday: July 26, 27 & Aug 2, 3
Saturday: July 28, August 4
Wednesday: August 1
Milpitas Community Center
457 E. Calaveras Blvd., Milpitas.
Admission: $6 Chair seating/ $4 Floor Seating