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It’s the Rydell High School reunion event of the year when Grease stars John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John reunite for three nights only for a special “Meet ‘N’ Grease” movie Sing-A-Long event December 13, 14 & 15, 2019, in West Palm Beach, Tampa and Jacksonville, Florida.
These special “Meet ‘N’ Grease” evenings will provide a limited number of VIP tickets available for purchase, and include a special once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to meet the John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John. In addition, there will be a massive screening of the Grease Sing-A-Long film, followed by a special, intimate Q&A with Travolta and Newton-John. All audience members (from General Admission to VIP Package ticket holders) are encouraged to come dressed as your favorite character from Grease.
"Olivia and I wanted to present the opportunity to meet Danny and Sandy in-person with the movie Grease Sing-A-Long, photo op and Q&A,” says John Travolta. “I hope you join us. This is a first!"
“Grease holds such a special place in my heart that when John and I talked about this reunion I was excited,” says Olivia Newton-John. “The film finds a new generation of fans each year and now 41 years later it will be great to have the chance to meet some of them in person!”
Set in the fall of 1958 at fictional Rydell High, Grease is one of the highest-grossing live-action musicals of all time. The film follows innocent new girl Sandy (Olivia Newton-John) and bad boy greaser Danny (John Travolta) through their tumultuous love story. After a summer romance, Danny and Sandy are thrown for a loop when they unexpectedly run into each other on the first day back at school. While Danny worries about protecting his bad boy identity around his fellow T-Birds, Sandy turns to her new friends, the Pink Ladies, for support. Together, the two groups use song and dance to help settle their differences and navigate the challenges of adolescence, including peer pressure and self-acceptance. Adapted from the hit 1971 stage musical by Jim Jacobs and Warren Casey, Grease explores the trials and tribulations of working-class youth in the 1950s. The score draws on familiar rock ‘n’ roll sounds reminiscent of the time period, working to create a lively, joyous tone, but also leaving room for slower ballads that explore more sensitive themes. Grease went on to inspire a sequel, Grease 2 (1982), and the production Grease: Live, broadcast on Fox in 2016.
About John Travolta
Two-time Academy Award nominee, Golden Globe and Emmy winner John Travolta will next be seen in THE FANATIC, as a celebrity-obsessed man who feels slighted by his favorite movie star and embarks on a quest to get a response from the actor. John most recently starred in THE POISON ROSE, as Private Investigator Carson Phillips. The detective thriller co-stars Morgan Freeman, Famke Janssen and his daughter Ella Bleu Travolta. Last year, he starred in the crime drama Gotti, where he played mob boss John Gotti opposite his wife, Kelly Preston as Victoria Gotti. He also garnered rave reviews which resulted in a Primetime Emmy Award, a Critics’ Choice Award and two Golden Globe nominations for his portrayal of O.J. Simpson attorney Robert Shapiro in the 2016 F/X miniseries “The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story”. Some of John’s many other credits include Saturday Night Fever,Grease, Urban Cowboy, Blowout, Look Who’s Talking, Pulp Fiction, Michael, Phenomenon, A Civil Action, Face/Off, Primary Colors, Get Shorty, Ladder 49, Wild Hogs, Hairspray, Savages, The Forger and Trading Paint. John is also an accomplished pilot, and currently holds the jet licenses and type ratings for the Boeing 747 (Australian cert), Boeing 707, Gulfstream, Challenger, Hawker, Falcon, Lear, Citation jets as well as the de Havilland Vampire and Canadair CL-41 Tutor/Tebaun military jets. John, along with his wife, actress Kelly Preston, are also very involved in their charity, The Jett Travolta Foundation, which raises money for a wide variety of charitable and educational causes.
About Olivia Newton-John
With a career spanning over five decades with more than 100 million albums sold, Olivia’s successes include four Grammys, numerous Country Music, American Music, Billboard and People’s Choice Awards, an Emmy Award, ten #1 hits and more than 15 top 10 singles. She recently scored another #1 hit, this time on the Billboard Dance Club Songs chart with “You Have to Believe,” a duet with her daughter Chloe Lattanzi – becoming the first mother/daughter duo to top this Billboard chart. In 1978, her co-starring role with John Travolta in Grease catapulted Olivia into super-stardom and to date remains the most successful movie musical of all time. Throughout her career, the much-loved star has held many humanitarian and environmental causes close to her heart. Olivia served as Goodwill Ambassador to the United Nations Environment Programme, was the co-founder of Children’s Health Environmental Coalition (now Healthy Child, Healthy World) and, in 1992 she created National Tree Day in Australia, which is responsible for planting more than 10 million trees since its beginning. In 2008 she married “Amazon John” Easterling and together they are spreading the word about the importance of preserving the Rainforest by serving on the board of the ACEER Organization. She also co-founded One Tree Per Child, an international school initiative with the goal of having every child under the age of ten plant at least one tree. In keeping with her wellness efforts, Olivia also is a very proud co-owner of the award winning Gaia Retreat and Spa in the Hinterlands of New South Wales, Australia.
In 1992, Olivia was diagnosed with breast cancer. Her personal journey with cancer led her to announce her partnership with the Austin Health and the creation of the Olivia Newton-John Cancer Wellness & Research Centre (ONJCWRC) in her hometown of Melbourne, Australia. In 2014, the Olivia Newton-John Cancer Research Institute, a not-for-profit medical research institute within the Centre was launched. Olivia recently received the appointment as a Companion (AC) of the Order of Australia (General Division) – the highest Australian honor. Olivia also released her deeply personal, best-selling memoir, “Don’t Stop Believin’,” as both a hardcover and audio book in North America on Gallery Books, an imprint of Simon & Schuster and it debuted at #12 on the New York Times Bestseller list. With her current and ongoing projects and philanthropic endeavors, Olivia’s worldwide popularity is as strong as ever! For more information visit OliviaNewton-John.com or follow her on Twitter @OliviaNJ or Instagram @TheRealONJ.