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Grease (movie)

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  • Jeff Conaway dies at 60; actor in 'Grease' and 'Taxi'

    Jeff Conaway dies at 60; actor in 'Grease' and 'Taxi'
    Jeff Conaway, an actor who came to fame in the late 1970s as a high school greaser in the hit movie musical "Grease" and as a regular on the TV series "Taxi" but in more recent years was known for his appearances on "Celebrity Rehab With Dr. Drew," died...
  • SNERD - June 7, 2011

    Casino Rich... Richard M. Daley may have been an opponent of a Chicago casino during his 22-year mayoral tenure, but now "Citizen Daley" not only seems in favor of a jackpot joint in the city limits, but he may put a group together to apply for the...
  • Hometown 'Grease' and Rahm in the house: The big theater stories of 2011

    Hometown 'Grease' and Rahm in the house: The big theater stories of 2011
    Phew, 2011 was quite a year in Chicago theater. As the year comes to a close, ready for a quick tour back through the newsworthy highlights? The Black Ensemble Theater bowed a gorgeous, $19 million new home on the North Side. Stage 773 on Belmont...
  • 'Mamma Mia!' takes a chance on her

     'Mamma Mia!' takes a chance on her
    Thousands have moved to New York City with the proverbial stars in their eyes, only to spend a lifetime seeking a lead role in a Broadway-pedigree show. For Kaye Tuckerman, it took seven weeks. The affable Australian actress who stars as Donna...
  • Concerts: Live music, theater performances

    Live at the lakefront Keyboard virtuoso Greg Hatza will bring his Greg Hatza ORGANization to the Lake Kittamaqundi Lakefront Thu., July 28, 8 p.m., at the Lake Kittamaqundi lakefront. The Richard Walton Group will perform jazz Sat., July 30, 8 p.m., at...
  • 'Grease' by Catonsville Youth Theatre gets Arundel homecoming

    'Grease' by Catonsville Youth Theatre gets Arundel homecoming
    Most of the cast members in Catonsville Youth Theatre's production of "Grease" live in Anne Arundel County, so it seemed practical to offer the show in an Arundel venue. On Aug. 19, "Grease" will open as the first full weekend production at the Robert...
  • Time to love him tender

    Elvis may have left the building in August 1977, but as millions of devotees and tens of thousands of Elvis impersonators will tell you, his spirit endures through his music and the tight-knit fan community formed in his name. Thousands of such fans will...
  • Class Acts: Paige Fortier, Windsor Locks High School

    Class Acts: Paige Fortier, Windsor Locks High School
    Paige Fortier's favorite teacher passed away of cancer in April 2011, just before Fortier was to step on stage for a dance competition. "I danced for her," Fortier says of Linda Smiley, her music teacher at Windsor Locks High School, where Fortier was...
  • Travolta, Waters to appear on stage together in Baltimore

    Travolta, Waters to appear on stage together in Baltimore
    Oscar-nominated actor John Travolta will sit down for a public conversation with John Waters at Baltimore's Maryland Institute College of Art. The man who created Edna Turnblad and the actor who brought the zaftig housewife of "Hairspray" to full-...
  • When it comes to Baltimore, Travolta does it his way

    When it comes to Baltimore, Travolta does it his way
    John Travolta knew what he wanted to do with the role of Edna Turnblad, the zaftig housewife at the center of "Hairspray." The movie's producers, however, weren't so sure. Especially when he insisted on using a Bawlamer accent. "I got fought on it, by...
  • Travolta on Travolta

    'Saturday Night Fever' (1977) Travolta earned his first Oscar nomination — and proved he was more than Vinnie Barbarino on TV's "Welcome Back, Kotter" — as the Brooklyn teenager who becomes a big man on the disco dance floor. "It was a...