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The Reg Lenna Center For The Arts
Reg Lenna Center for The Arts will present the audience participation movie event Sing A-Long-A Grease on Saturday, Nov. 18 at 7 p.m. The event features a screening of the 1978 movie musical “Grease” along with lyrics presented onscreen, a costume contest and more. Jamestown-area actor Adam Owens will serve as host for the evening. Reserved seating tickets start at $6 for students aged 18 and under and $12 for adults.
Audience members are encouraged to come to Sing A-Long-A Grease dressed as their favorite characters from the film, including T-Birds, Pink Ladies and other students and staff from Rydell High School. Before the movie, host Adam Owens – director of Lucille Ball Little Theater’s “Little Shop of Horrors” and the man behind Edna Turnblad in Jamestown Community College’s “Hairspray” – will guide ticket holders through the contents of a complimentary Fun Pack, lead them through several dance moves and shout-outs to be used during the screening and host a costume contest.
Marketing Director Len Barry said, “Based on our success with Sing Along With “The Muppet Movie” and our showings of “The Rocky Horror Picture Show,” it was a no-brainer choosing to show what is arguably the most popular movie-musical of the last forty years. We’re honored to have Adam Owens leading the festivities and to continue his fall streak of 50’s and 60’s inspired entertainment.”
“Grease” – starring John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John – is based on the 1971 Broadway musical of the same name. The story revolves around two high school seniors in 1959 who rekindle a summer romance despite challenges from their friends, teachers and out of school rivals. The soundtrack was a hit on radio with songs such as “You’re the One That I Want”, “Hopelessly Devoted to You” and “Grease” all charting at number one on the Billboard charts. Sing A-Long-A Grease will have a pre-show orientation and costume contest with Adam Owens beginning at 6:30 p.m. and an intermission in the middle of the movie.
Tickets to Sing A-Long-A Grease are reserved seating. Audiences are encouraged to purchase tickets ahead of the event. Tickets may be purchased by calling (716) 484-7070, online at reglenna.com and at our temporarily relocated box office at 215 Spring St. from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. Tuesday through Friday and 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. Saturday. The main box office at 116 E. 3rd St. will open at 6 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 18 before the scheduled 7 p.m. event starting time.
Sing A-Long-A Grease is sponsored by Comfort Inn of Jamestown, M&T Bank and New York State Council on the Arts.