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UHEF & Uni News

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May, 2018

Sensational, near-capacity run for “Grease!” at Stivelman

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[Posted May 1, 2018] Four shows and four near-capacity crowds filled Stivelman Theater for the third-ever Uni production of Grease! from April 18-21. “This record-breaking audiences and an extremely high energy cast made this production of Grease! a truly memorable experience for all,” said Ronnie Sperling ‘76, Uni’s Theatre Arts director. “The icing on the cake was when original Broadway Frenchy, Mews Small, paid us a visit. I think we brought her to tears and she brought us to tears. “Thanks to UHEF and our incredible teen cast, crew, and […]

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Apr, 2018

New ticket pre-sale record for “Grease!” opening Wednesday!

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[Posted April 15, 2018] It’s amazing. Grease! may not be the greatest musical ever staged, but there is a special magic to this show which makes it a favorite for students, parents, alumni and friends. With Uni’s first show – the Student Preview Performance – coming up on Wednesday, Grease! has set a new record for pre-show online sales through the BrownPaperTickets.com portal, outselling every other show offered during the past three years. You can reserve your tickets now for any of the four shows here: Apr. 18: 3:30 p.m. […]

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Dec, 2017

Excitement for “Grease” building toward April 18 opening

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[Posted December 15, 2017] There are shows and then there are shows! Uni’s production of Grease is being widely anticipated on campus, as one of the most popular musicals in production across the country. Although originally written in Chicago in 1971, with specific ethnic references to that city, it is best known from Paramount’s 1978 film that starred John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John as Danny Zuko and Sandy Olsson in their senior years at fictional Rydell High School. Uni’s Director of Theatre Arts, Ronnie Sperling ‘76 has a special connection […]

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Mar, 2017

Sing along with “Grease” at the Uni Film Festival on April 29

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[Posted Mar. 15, 2017] Did you have more fun at Uni than Danny and Sandy had at Rydell High in “Grease”? Then get your gang together and find your bobby sox for a night back to the 1950s when the UHEF presents the sing-along version of the 1978 smash movie at the Stivelman Theater on Saturday night, April 29 at 7 p.m.! The Grease Sing-A-Long version, starring Olivia Newton-John and John Travolta has been digitally remastered in this special version, made for audience participation. If you’re “Hopelessly Devoted” to Grease, […]

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