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The film Grease released (1978)

The film Grease released (1978)

Grease first debuted on stage in 1971 in Chicago and was universally well reviewed and popular. After a successful transfer to Broadway, the film rights to the production were quickly snapped up by Hollywood producer Allan Carr and sold to Paramount Pictures. After a nationwide search for cast members, Australian singer and actress Olivia Newton-John and Saturday Night Fever star John Travolta were cast. The film quickly became a beloved classic with its catchy songs becoming staples of nights out!

Activity Ideas:

  • Test your knowledge of musical theatre with our quiz – here
  • Grease has some iconic love songs, have a go at making your own – here
  • Create a musical based on your life with the Oomph! musical of you activity – here 
  • Sing-a-long to swing music from the Grease era – here
  • Print out our Grease film flashcard – here
  • Learn more about Grease on stage – here
  • Enjoy our Grease charades activity – here