Grease Is the Word: The Most Successful Musical Of All Time

Grease has been the word for over 40 years and is a beloved production with many fans spanning different generations. It has been a musical play, a musical film, and even performed live. It holds various accolades and even a slew of rewards. Grease can be watched repeatedly, and despite some of the teenage drama, is a family-friendly movie.

Grease is the Word

Grease originated as a play in 1971. It opened to a wide popularity, so much so that it was decided to be created into a film. The musical production was produced by Paramount Pictures and directed by Randall Kleiser in 1978. It became a classic film. The film starred John Travolta, fresh off of his success of Saturday Night Fever, and Olivia Newton John — an Australian singer.