Musical - Original

Eden Theatre (February 14, 1972 - June 04, 1972)
Broadhurst Theatre (June 07, 1972 - November 18, 1972)
Royale Theatre (November 21, 1972 - January 27, 1980)
Majestic Theatre (January 29, 1980 - April 13, 1980)
Data not verified
  • First Preview:
  • Opening Date: February 14, 1972
  • Closing Date: April 13, 1980
  • Previews: 20
  • Performances: 3388

Lyrics: Jim Jacobs, Warren Casey

Book: Jim Jacobs, Warren Casey

Music: Jim Jacobs, Warren Casey


Danny and Sandy fall for each other during a carefree summer fling. But when the school year begins, Danny is torn between his feelings for good-girl Sandy and his image with the T-Birds and the Pink Ladies.


Opening Night Cast

Barry Bostwick in Grease Barry Bostwick Danny Zuko
Carole Demas in Grease Carole Demas Sandy Dumbrowski
Adrienne Barbeau Betty Rizzo
Timothy Meyers Kenickie
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Opening Night Production Credits

Jim Jacobs Jim Jacobs Book
Warren Casey Warren Casey Book
Jim Jacobs Jim Jacobs Music
Warren Casey Warren Casey Music
Jim Jacobs Jim Jacobs Lyrics
Warren Casey Warren Casey Lyrics
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Drama Desk Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1972 Most Promising Costume Design Carrie F. Robbins Winner
1972 Outstanding Choreography Patricia Birch Winner

Theatre World

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1972 Theatre World Award Adrienne Barbeau Winner

Tony Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1972 Actor in a Musical Barry Bostwick Nominee
1972 Book of a Musical Jim Jacobs
Warren Casey
1972 Choreography Patricia Birch Nominee
1972 Costume Design (Play or Musical) Carrie F. Robbins Nominee
1972 Featured Actor in a Musical Timothy Meyers Nominee
1972 Featured Actress in a Musical Adrienne Barbeau Nominee
1972 Musical   Nominee
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