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Grease Young@Part®

GREASE Young@Part® is an adaptation of the full-length musical GREASE, one of the world’s most popular and enduring musicals by Jim Jacobs and Warren Casey. TRW’s Young@Part® series is specifically crafted for students 15 years and younger, adjusting the score for younger voices, simplifying harmonies, increasing the number of speaking roles, and creating a more manageable production for school students and youth theatres. These musicals, feature expandable casts and large group numbers so that everyone can shine. Whether you are a seasoned theatre director or a volunteer directing a musical for the first time, we have valuable tips and information for you not only in this Director’s Guide, but also sprinkled throughout the script.

  • Short Musical
  • Backing Tracks, Drama, Comedy
  • 70 minutes

  • Time Period: 1950s
  • Target Audience: Pre-Teen (Age 11 - 13), Children (Age 6 - 10)

  • Performance Group:
  • Elementary School / Primary
In 1959, Rydell High School’s students are starting a new year. (“Grease”). Sandy Dumbrowski, the new girl at school and Danny Zuko, the leader of the ‘Burger Palace Boys’, had a brief romantic fling over the summer. Sandy recounts her version of the fling to the ‘Pink Ladies’ (Jan, Marty, Frenchy, and Betty Rizzo), while Danny tells the Boys (Roger, Doody, Sonny, and Kenickie) his rendition (“Summer Nights”). Sandy and Danny soon bump into each other at school, and while Sandy is happy to see him, he plays it cool.

Meanwhile, the kids gather as Doody shows off his new guitar. The rock star wannabe gives an impromptu concert in the hall (“Those Magic Changes”). At Marty’s pajama party, the girls give each other pierced ears, and talk about boys. Marty tells about her long-distance courtship with Freddy (“Freddy, My Love”). Meanwhile, the Burger Palace Boys are busy stealing hubcaps and teasing Kenickie about his new (used) car (“Greased Lightning”). Danny sees Sandy again and tries to apologize for his behavior. Head cheerleader Patty Simcox interrupts to prompt Sandy to join the squad and to tease Danny about his latest indiscretions (“Rydell Fight Song”). Rizzo teases Danny for falling for a girl who resembles the excessively proper teenage ingénue, Sandra Dee (“Look at Me, I’m Sandra Dee”). Sandy realizes that Danny is putting her off to be cool and wishes she had never met him. Then Danny suggests that Marty go out with Eugene, and she chases after him. The scene ends with a spirited pledge of friendship (“We Go Together”).
At the High School Hop, everyone is dancing, except Sandy (“Shakin’ At the High School Hop”). 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-Reprise”).

  • Casting: 9M, 8F
  • Chorus Size: Large Ensemble with featured solos and lines.

  • SANDY DUMBROWSKI - Sweet, wholesome, naive, cute, like Sandra Dee of the "Gidget" movies.
    DANNY ZUKO - The leader of the Burger Palace Boys. He has an air of coo, easy-going charm. He is strong and confident.
  • THE "PINK LADIES" - The club-jacketed, gum-chewing girls' gang that hangs around with the "Burger Palace Boys."
    RIZZO - Leader of the Pink Ladies. She is tough, sarcastic, and outspoken, but vulnerable.
    FRENCHY - A dreamer. Good-natured, but not too smart. She is fussy about her appearance -- particularly her hair. She can't wait to finish high school so she can be a beautician.
    MARTY - Looks older than the other girls, but betrays her real age when she opens her mouth. She tries to act sophisticated.
    JAN - A compulsive eater. She is loud and pushy with the girls, but shy with boys.
  • THE "BURGER PALACE BOYS" - A super-cool group of high school wheeler-dealers... or so they think.
    KENICKIE - Second-in-command of the Burger Palace Boys. He is tough and avoids any show of softness. Has an off-beat sense of humor.
    DOODY - Youngest of the guys. Small, boyish, open, with a disarming smile and a hero-worshipping attitude toward the other guys. He likes to play the guitar.
    ROGER - The class clown. Full of mischief, half-baked schemes, and ideas.
    SONNY LATIERRI - A braggart and wheeler-dealer who thinks he's a real ladies man. He comes from an Italian family.
  • PATTY SIMCOX - A dedicated cheerleader. Confident and given to bursts of enthusiasm. She can also twirl a baton.
    CHA-CHA DIGREGORIO - Shy and not confident. She takes pride in being "the best dancer at St. Bernadette's."
    EUGENE FLORCZYK - The class valedictorian. He is physically awkward, with weak eyes and a high-pitched voice. He is gullible.
    VINCE FONTAINE - A "teen audience" radio disk jockey. Slick, egotistical, fast-talking.
    TEEN ANGEL - A good-looking falsetto-voiced, Fabian-look-alike. A singer who would have caused girls to scream back in 1958.
    MISS LYNCH - An old, unmarried English teacher.
  • RADIO VOICE - Soloist in "It's Raining on Prom Night"
    JOHNNY CASINO - Soloist in "Born to Hand Jive"
    CHORUS - Student at Rydell High School
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    Performance Tracks
    Guide Vocal Tracks
    Director's Guide
    30 Student Scripts/Vocal Books
    2 Piano-Vocal Scores
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