Danny Zuko and Sandy Olsson celebrate 50 years of romance. Half a century of that back and forth adolescent love story. From the adventures of the T-Birds and the Pink Ladies with drive-in sessions, risky car races, love affairs and the traditional prom. Of the leather jackets and polka dot skirts. Of the gel and the suggestive cigarette between the lips. And, above all, of songs and choreographies that have passed through generations to continually stay current. The musical love story of the good girl and the bad boy is recovered with a special edition thanks to the new adaptation of Grease, el musical .
After its premiere in Chicago in 1971, and recognized worldwide with its success on Broadway for eight consecutive years and on the big screen with the popular interpretation of John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John in 1978, the Nuevo Teatro Alcalá in Madrid recovers this media phenomenon from the hand of SOM Produce.
The work officially opens on October 2, although yesterday afternoon there was a first screening for 800 professionals from the advertising and communication industry. Godó Strategies, the Godó Group company, gathered on this special occasion a large representation of the sector, between agencies and advertisers, to experience the adaptation of this blockbuster exclusively.
Carlos Godó, CEO of the Godó Group, and Pere Guardiola, CEO of Godó Strategies, acted as hosts in this event that served to bring together, in many cases again, colleagues after the start of the pandemic. In his speech, Guardiola advocated “love and passion in the personal but also in the professional sphere” to come out of the current crisis strengthened, since he celebrated the anniversary of Grease in a 2021 in which The vanguard turns 140; Sports world , 115, and Rac1 , the 21. “Grupo Godó is also a love story, a family story; of love towards information, journalism and freedom of opinion with a clear leadership vocation ”, he declared.
The renewed and acclaimed musical opens to the public on October 2 at the Nuevo Teatro Alcalá
After this session in scoop, Grease, el musical It will be performed from Wednesday to Sunday until November 28 at the theatrical space located at Calle Jorge Juan, 62, in Madrid. In this way, the general public will be able to enjoy this ambitious and innovative staging, by the hand of the same creative team from Billy Elliot . Lucía Pemán (Sandy) and Quique González (Danny) lead a wide cast of greasers who travels to Rydell High, in a small American town in the late 1950s, to play a group of working-class students in a school year full of conflict, adventure and misadventures.
Grease lands in Madrid as one of the most successful musical films in history and the great rock and roll musical par excellence. With this adaptation, the Nuevo Teatro Alcalá will vibrate with the energy of the greasers for several generations to sing and dance again You’re the one that I want The Grease lightning. And, why not, to remember their love stories.
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‘La Vanguardia’ revives ‘Grease’ in scoop