Everything We Know About Grease: LIVE So Far

Grease Things To Know

On Sunday, January 31, grease is the word! The first ever production of Grease: LIVE is airing later this month on CTV and we’re more excited than a greaser on the last day of school (that’s really excited).

The upcoming Grease: LIVE airs Sunday, January 31 at 7 p.m. ET on CTV before launching exclusively to all CraveTV subscribers on Feb. 19.

With just over one week until the premiere of Grease: LIVE, we’re taking a look at what we know so far about the highly anticipated musical event.

The Cast Has A SERIOUSLY Impressive Resume

Broadway stars. Grammy nominees. Dancing With The Stars champs. A-list movie, theatre and TV actors. Talk show hosts. Millions of records sold. We can continue if you’d like, or you can check out everything you need to know about the Grease cast here.

Wa-oooooo YEAH!! #greaselive

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It’ll Be Like Watching Broadway, A Concert, And A TV Series All At Once

Broadway stars. Pop stars. TV stars. Watching Grease: LIVE will be like spending an evening going to hot ticket events, except you don’t have to leave your couch.

Guest Appearances

In addition to the incredible cast, there will also be incredible performances from R’nB stars Boys II Men…

Best news to share! @boyziimenofficial are serenading lil miss Frenchie aka moi on @gogrease 🙆🏻 #swooning

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…as well as DNCE…


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…and Mario Lopez.

Coolest Rizzo ever! @vanessahudgens looks like she could be my little sister… #GreaseLive

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Famous Faces

Fans of the original 1978 film will be excited to see the original Frenchie, Didi Conn, as well Barry Pearl, who played Doody opposite John Travolta.

Mama OG #Frenchie and baby #Frenchie 💋!!! Beyond excited to announce that Didi Conn will be in Grease Live! @gogrease

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Two Words: Marc Platt

The Grease: LIVE producer has worked on Oscar nominated films, including Bridge of Spies and Into The Woods, as well as the musically-inclined films Scott Pilgrim Vs. The World and Honey.

Marc Platt

The Cast Are As Tight As The T-Birds and Pink Ladies

Thanks to social media, we’ve been getting almost daily updates on rehearsals from the cast, who look like they’re as close as the characters they’re playing. Sandy and Danny forever?

We go together like…. Wopbobbaloobopawop bamBOOM! #GreaseLive @gogrease recording the ALBUM!

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You Can Watch Live Or Later!

Grease: LIVE airs, well, live on Sunday, January 31 at 7 p.m. ET on CTV and will later be available to all CraveTV subscribers on FEbruary 19.