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Grease: Live - 2016 - Motion Picture

FOX enrolls at Rydell High with GREASE: LIVE, a one-night musical production of the massively popular crossover musical "Grease." GREASE: LIVE stars Julianne Hough as the angelic "Sandy" - Rydell High's most talked-about newcomer - and Aaron Tveit as bad boy "Danny Zuko." Also tapped to star are Vanessa Hudgens as iconic bad girl "Rizzo," Keke Palmer as the sassy Pink Lady "Marty Maraschino" and Carlos PenaVega as "Kenickie," Danny's tough-guy sidekick. Featuring a young ensemble cast, GREASE: LIVE will reintroduce and reimagine some of the show's most memorable moments, great music and timeless love story to an entirely new generation. In this live television adaptation of the musical classic, the beginning of senior year means the end of Danny and Sandy's summer romance - until Sandy unexpectedly transfers to Danny's high school. Can Danny maintain his bad-boy image as the coolest member of the T-Birds, once he and Sandy start going together, and can Sandy remain a good girl after she joins the Pink Ladies? With their friends Rizzo and Kenickie pulling them in different directions, it's up to Danny and Sandy to stay hopelessly devoted as they make their way from Rydell High to a new frontier.



Grease: Live Motion Picture Cast


by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 8, 2020
Yvette Gonzalez-Nacer is a Cuban-American actress, author, singer, songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist. She performed as Cha Cha in Fox's Grease: Live, Vanessa in the 1st Broadway National tour of In the Heights, and currently as one of the Fates in the Tony Award-winning musical Hadestown on Broadway.
by - Sep 26, 2021
Aaron Tveit has won the 2020 Tony Award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical for MOULIN ROUGE!.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 23, 2020
Ahava Theatre Company will present Hello Gorgeous: Funny Folx in Concert, a virtual fundraiser for International Sanctuary. International Sanctuary is a nonprofit organization that empowers girls and women escaping human trafficking in growing community centers across the globe.
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Sep 21, 2020
Deadline reports that Jordan Fisher will star in the big screen adaptation of 'Hello, Goodbye, and Everything In Between,' based on the book by Jennifer E. Smith.
by Stephi Wild - Sep 2, 2020
Vanessa Hudgens has sent social media into a frenzy by uploading her own rendition of the WAP dance on TikTok.
by Stage Tube - Oct 30, 2020
Aaron Tveit and Laura Osnes are getting into the holiday spirit with their version of 'Winter Wonderland,' promoting their upcoming Hallmark movie 'One Royal Holiday.'
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 27, 2020
Yvette Gonzalez-Nacer is best known to Broadway fans as one of the Fates in the Tony-winning musical Hadestown!
by Stephi Wild - Oct 21, 2020
Today's top stories: Beth Malone, Wayne Brady, Lillias White, Adam Pascal, Patti Murin and Colin Donnell will join the line-up of talent slated to participate in The Seth Concert Series!
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Oct 20, 2020
Nickelodeon is letting kids' voices be heard this election season with the return of its bellwether 'Kids' Vote' poll and a brand-new Nick News: Kids Pick the President special hosted by entertainment powerhouse Keke Palmer.
by Nicole Rosky - Oct 15, 2020
Tonys time is here and this morning's announcement has left one question on the minds of theatre lovers everywhere. Will Aaron Tveit Automatically Win a Tony Award? The Moulin Rouge! star earned his first nomination this morning as the only person in his category- Best Performance by a Leading Actor in a Musical. So does this mean he will definitely take home a Tony? Not necessarily...
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Nov 24, 2020
Amber Riley will return to the world of musical television series in the upcoming NBC comedy, 'Dream,' produced by Neal Meron and Lisa Muse Bryant.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 20, 2020
On November 7, 2020, Jon Robert Hall proposed to Tiffany Rae Malari. The song, 'On the Way' is inspired by Hall and Mallari's relationship. 'If you listen to the lyric, I talk about the renewed perspective that Tiff gave me and the future I want to share with her,' says Hall.
by Sally Henry Fuller - Nov 16, 2020
The Pulitzer Prize for Drama almost always goes to a critically-acclaimed straight play by someone really serious like Eugene O’Neill or August Wilson, but on rare occasions, it goes to a musical. Only ten musicals have ever won.
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Nov 12, 2020
MTV today announced a first of its kind, 90-minute end of year special 'MTV Movie & TV Awards: Greatest of All Time' premiering Sunday, December 6 at 8PM ET/PT. Hosted by the multifaceted Vanessa Hudgens, the show will honor the biggest and best moments in film and television from the 80s until now. Performers, honorees and more to be announced at a later date.
by Sarah Jae Leiber - May 21, 2021
His additional accomplishments include being the first African American to portray the title character of 'Evan' in 'Dear Evan Hansen' and winning ABC's 25th season of 'Dancing With the Stars.'
by Alan Henry - May 18, 2021
The Wanderer, the new Broadway-bound musical based on the life and music of Rock & Roll Hall-of-Famer Dion DiMucci, announced today that Michael Wartella (Wicked) will star as Dion alongside Christy Altomare (Anastasia) as Dion’s wife Susan and Joey McIntyre (New Kids on the Block; Waitress) as Dion’s right hand man, Johnny, in its world premiere at Paper Mill Playhouse in New Jersey.
by Stage Tube - May 11, 2021
While 'Schmigadoon!' star Aaron Tveit worked his way to Broadway stardom, he missed his opportunity to audition for 'American Idol.' Instead, Kelly gives him a chance to audition for 'The Voice' right on her show, and spoiler alert, she hits her button.
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Mar 30, 2021
The character is also known in the comics as Impulse, the fastest teenager on the planet.
by Taylor Brethauer-Hamling - Mar 27, 2021
Broadway set designer David Korins took over our TikTok account on Friday, March 26. Missed out on all the fun? Don't worry! Check out our roundup of TikToks he posted on our account with behind the scenes looks at sets from Beetlejuice, Hamilton, Dear Evan Hansen, and Mrs. Doubtfire!
by Taylor Brethauer-Hamling - Mar 26, 2021
Three-time Tony nominated set designer David Korins is taking over our TikTok on March 26 with some exclusive behind-the-scenes looks at his design process for shows like Hamilton, Dear Evan Hansen, Beetlejuice, and Mrs. Doubtfire! Plus, he'll be going live on our TikTok at 8pm ET to answer questions!
by TV News Desk - Jun 30, 2021
The unimaginable has happened...Equestria has lost its magic! Earth Ponies, Unicorns, and Pegasi are no longer friends and now live separated by species.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 3, 2021
Barrington Stage Company has announced that a second performance has been scheduled for Aaron Tveit Live! In Concert on Monday, July 19 at 8 PM. The encore performance has been scheduled to accommodate worldwide audience demand after tickets for BSC’s Gala performance of Aaron Tveit Live! on Sunday, July 18 quickly sold out. 
by Nicole Rosky - Jun 23, 2021
xWhen we go this August, we're going like Elsie! Elsie Fest, Broadway's outdoor music festival, will be back on August 29 at the 2021 BRIC Celebrate Brooklyn! Festival. Now in its 6th year, the event was founded by Darren Criss and celebrates stars and songs from the stage and screen.
by Nuria Pedret - Jun 16, 2021
Con motivo del aniversario de su llegada a la gran pantalla, con John Travolta y Olivia Newton-John, queremos hacer un repaso de la historia de la obra
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Jun 1, 2021
Fisher was the first African American to portray the title character in 'Dear Evan Hansen,' entering the production shortly before the shutdown on January 28, 2020.
by Stage Tube - Jun 1, 2021
This groundbreaking musical - featuring a book by Tony-winner Steven Levenson and a score by the Grammy, Tony and Academy Award winners Benj Pasek and Justin Paul - examines what it means to be alive.
by Student Blogger: Abigail Dobry - Jul 8, 2021
Though new fresh takes on movies can be uplifting and eye opening in terms of theme or message, there are some stories that I believe should never be remade. The possibility of remakes ruining classics is something to think about as the movie industry struggles to find new plot lines for people to enjoy for many years to come.
by TV News Desk - Jul 8, 2021
Matt Bomer, Billie Lourd, Danny Trejo, Sierra McCormick, Ashley Martin Carter, Paris Jackson, and more have also joined the cast.
by Student Blogger: Adam Beam - Jul 7, 2021
While it seems impossible to bring the theatrics of musical theatre to TV screens on a weekly basis, when you get down to it, television provides an insanely wide array of opportunities. However, just like movie musicals, its history is filled with ups and downs, and even nowadays networks struggle to find that balance.
by The Chaos Twins - Jul 29, 2020
Tune in today, July 29 to watch the next episode of The Chaos Twins right here at BroadwayWorld or on Facebook Live. This week's special guest is the Tony-winning director behind Hamilton, In the Heights, Fosse/Verdon, and more, Thomas Kail!
by TV News Desk - Jul 20, 2021
Watch a clip from the upcoming episode here. In season two of 'High School Musical: The Musical: The Series,' the East High Wildcats, who are preparing to perform 'Beauty and the Beast' as their spring musical, face off against rival school North High to win a prestigious and cutthroat student theater competition.
by Kaitlin Milligan - Jul 20, 2020
Paramount has tapped Brett Haley to direct their Grease prequel film, titled Summer Lovin', according to Deadline.
by Team BWW - Jul 16, 2021
Today is the the day! Live the musical fantasy of your dreams with Apple TV+'s new series, Schmigadoon!- a parody of iconic Golden Age musicals. Wondering how you know the cast? Study up on their roles on stage and screen.
by A.A. Cristi - Jul 16, 2021
A prequel to the classic movie musical Grease titled, 'Rise of the Pink' ladies has been given the greenlight at Paramount+!
by Kaitlin Milligan - Jul 10, 2020
Thomas Kail, the director of Hamilton, and producer Jennifer Todd partnered to form a new television company. According to Deadline, the duo also signed a multi-year overall deal with 20th Century Fox TV. Kail and Todd will develop for all platforms under Kail's Old 320 Sycamore Pictures banner.
by Stephi Wild - Dec 3, 2020
Congratulations to Broadway alum Jordan Fisher, who recently announced that he got married to his girlfriend Ellie Woods!
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Dec 24, 2020
Whether you love them or not, holiday films are designed to make you feel good inside - so it makes total sense that, over the years, Broadway stars (our favorite purveyors of joy) have found themselves appearing in them!
by Stage Tube - Dec 10, 2020
Vanessa Hudgens talks about what it's like acting with herself as three different characters in 'The Princess Switch: Switched Again' on Netflix.
by Stephi Wild - Aug 6, 2021
Tickets to the online event are $35 and available now online. Learn more about the concert and how to view it here!
by Kaitlin Milligan - Aug 6, 2020
Leslie Odom, Jr. was a guest on the Armchair Expert with Dax Shepard podcast, where he shared that he almost didn't appear in the filmed version of Hamilton because of what he was offered for pay. 
by Kaitlin Milligan - Aug 6, 2020
Entertainment powerhouse Keke Palmer to host the 2020 a?oeVMAsa?? airing LIVE on Sunday, August 30th at 8pm ET/PT.
by Stage Tube - Aug 5, 2021
On this week's episode of 32 Bar Cut: The Show, we are sitting down with the incredibly talented Yvette Gonzalez-Nacer! Yvette is currently starring in the award winning Broadway hit Hadestown! Enjoy our final episode of season one as we chat about Yvette's love of instruments, her recording career, and her stint on Nickelodeon!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 4, 2021
Legendary composer/arranger Tom Kitt (Next to Normal, Jagged Little Pill) has teamed up with TodayTix at Tavern to celebrate the release of his debut studio album, Reflect. The 2-time Tony Award winner will sit down at the piano while special guests perform songs from the album, along with iconic numbers from some of Tom’s most well-known musicals.
by Stage Tube - Aug 30, 2021
Barrington Stage Company will make Aaron Tveit Live! In Concert available to stream on demand for one weekend only, September 9-12, 2021.
by Stephi Wild - Aug 27, 2021
As BroadwayWorld previously reported, Elsie Fest, Broadway's outdoor music festival, will be back on August 29 at the 2021 BRIC Celebrate Brooklyn! Festival. Now in its 6th year, the event was founded by Darren Criss and celebrates stars and songs from the stage and screen.
by Stephi Wild - Aug 20, 2021
Offering audiences a sneak peak of author Rex Pickett's hilarious new musical, these two alfresco concerts will take place on the grounds of the Winery's historic property in Sonoma with performances by four of Broadway's brightest new stars including Devin Archer (Miss Saigon), Audrey Cardwell (Falsettos; Bright Star), Nicholas Edwards (Frozen; Last 5 Years) and Emily Goglia (Grease, Live!; STAGES).
by Stephi Wild - Aug 2, 2021
As BroadwayWorld previously reported, Elsie Fest, Broadway's outdoor music festival, will be back on August 29 at the 2021 BRIC Celebrate Brooklyn! Festival. Now in its 6th year, the event was founded by Darren Criss and celebrates stars and songs from the stage and screen.
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 19, 2021
Legendary composer/arranger Tom Kitt joined the TodayTix at Tavern series to celebrate the release of his debut studio album, Reflect.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 16, 2021
Stray And The Soundtrack, the new music collaboration between Shawn W. Smith and Michael Herlihy, will celebrate the release of their debut self-titled album with a CD release concert on Saturday, September 4, 2021 at The Federal NoHo, 5303 Lankershim Blvd in North Hollywood, CA.
by Nicole Rosky - Apr 20, 2021
Dear Evan Hansen and Hamilton star Jordan Fisher and Hairspray Live!'s Dove Cameron will lead HBO Max's adaptation of Jennifer E. Smith 2019 young adult novel, Field Notes on Love, according to Deadline. The film will be adapted for the screen by Smith and Broadway veteran Lauren Graham.