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The play Grease by Jim Jacobs and Warren Casey was very entertaining. It flashed back to show what life was like in the fifties. Grease was a romantic comedy about two teens who met each other and fell in love. It also showed how cliques ruled high schools. Co-authors Jim Jacobs and Warren Casey were able to use their past and present life experiences to create the hit musical Grease, which some critics found entertaining, and some found mediocre.
One of the authors of the play Grease was Jim Jacobs. He was born and raised on the northwest side of Chicago (“Playbill” 1). He went to Taft High school and played the guitar during the era of rock ‘n’ roll (“Playbill” 1). The band he played in was called DDT... View More »

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In 1970, Warren Casey met Jim Jacobs and they began writing Grease (Chicago Public Library 1). Along with Casey’s work at the Chicago Guild, he was involved with other Chicago theaters and projects (Chicago Public Library 1). Acting was also a part of his career. His acting career included the role of Bernie in the production Sexual Perversity in Chicago (Music Archive Catalogue 1). Unfortunately, this author had AIDs. At the time of his death, he was in the process of writing a musical with Brazilian performer Valucha de Castro (Music Archive Catalogue 2). Warren Casey died of AIDs in Chicago, November 8, 1988, at the age of 53 (Music Archive Catalogue 2).

The play Grease was a very interesting play displaying life in the fifties. The play tells of a love story, along with the popular kids at Rydell High School. Sandy was a new, charming, sweet student at Rydell High. She met Danny, and fell for him. Danny Zuko was the head leader of the Burger Palace Boys. He liked Sandy, but liked to act cool around his friends. Rizzo was the head leader of the Pink Ladies. She was tough, sarcastic, and outspoken; she did not take a liking to Sandy. Frenchy, Marty, and Jan were also a part of the Pink Ladies. Frenchy wanted to drop out of high school to go to beauty school; she also befriended Sandy. Marty tried hard to act sophisticated and mature, but when she opened her mouth she was immature and unsophisticated. Jan was the shyest of the Pink Ladies. She was shy around boys, but loud around her friends. Kenicki, Doody, Roger, and Sonny were part of the ...

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