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March 14, 2014

RCHS performs the smash hit "Grease"

April 24-27 at the Laughlin Center for the Performing Arts

(Continued)

Act II

At the High School Hop, everyone is dancing, except Sandy (”Rock ‘N’ Roll is Here to Stay”). She is home feeling sorry for herself (”It’s Raining on Prom Night”). Meanwhile, favorite radio DJ Vince Fontaine, is warming the kids up for the hand-jive dance contest. Kenickie dumps his blind date, Cha-Cha DiGregorio, and pairs up with Rizzo. Danny and Cha-Cha then proceed to win the dance contest (”Born to Hand Jive”).

A few days later at the Burger Palace after school, a couple of the guys run into Frenchy, who flunked out of Rydell and has now dropped out of beauty school (”Beauty School Dropout”). Danny, who has taken up track in order to win back Sandy’s affections, does not know that Cha-Cha’s boyfriend’s gang has challenged the guys to a rumble. He is more concerned about patching things up with Sandy at the Twi-Light Drive-In, but he moves too fast for her, and she leaves (”Sandy”). A couple of days later, the “greasers” are having a party in Jan’s basement, as Doody and Roger sing “Rock ‘n’ Roll Party Queen.” Sandy wonders what she needs to do to fit in at Rydell (”Look at Me, I’m Sandra Dee Reprise”).

The next time Sandy meets up with the Burger Palace Boys and the Pink Ladies, she has transformed herself into a greaser’s dream date (”You’re the One that I Want”). Rizzo and Kenickie reunite. All ends happily (”We Go Together”).

Tickets will sell like Greased Lightning so don’t miss out on the RCHS production of “Grease.” Tickets are $7 each with reserved seating available. Tickets may be purchased from any cast member, by e-mailing Jennie Tague at taguej@rushville.k12.in.us, or by calling her at RCHS at 932-3901 ext. 258.

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