Friday, December 23, 2016

The theatre Mogador offers Grease for its reopening next September, Le Figaro

This will be a return to “full of gaiety”. Three months after the fire, destroyer, the venue of the show in paris will reopen its doors at the end of 2017, presenting the musical comedy was created in 1982.

Closed for three months following a fire, the Mogador theatre is due to reopen on 28 September 2017, with the musical worship Grease, announced on Friday at the AFP Stage Entertainment France, the owner of the room in paris, and producer of the show.

the Phantom of The Opera which would have had to start a few days after the fire at the 25 September was abandoned due to significant damages caused to the scenery and a part of the scene but also by the water discharged by the sprinkler to extinguish the flames. The expertise is completed, the restoration work will begin in the next few weeks and will continue until the summer.

“It was physically not possible to resume “the Phantom of The Opera” (…). This project was financially and artistically in the last two years. We already have firm commitments for 2018 and 2019″, explained Laurent Bentata, managing director of the Internship to France. “It was important, compared to this season that we just live, to go back with a show full of cheerfulness. We polled the audience to find out what they want to see and Grease is back at the top of their desire to see a show full of joy, high spirits,” he added to Europe 1.

Founded in 1972 on Broadway by Jim Jacobs and Warren Casey, the musical Grease has been played 3 388 times in New York during his first operation, before being mounted in London two years later. Several songs have become international hits, including You Are the One That I Want.

Grease was then brought to the screen in 1978 with Olivia Newton Jones and John Travolta in the leading roles, under the direction of Randal Kleiser. This movie musical has brought in more than $ 400 million in global revenues. The story is set in 1959 at a high school in Chicago and follows the adventures of Sandy, a new student, and her love of summer, a young gang leader.

The musical has been revived on Broadway from 1994 to 1998 for 1 505 additional representations, before several tours through the United States, the United Kingdom, Australia, South Africa and several countries in Europe. Richard Gere, Patrick Swayze and Elaine Paige have starred in the various distributions.

a Specialist in musicals adapted into French with the codes of Broadway since its takeover by Stage Entertainment, Mogador has hosted in recent years. Bagdad Cafe, The Lion King, Mamma Mia!, Sister Act, beauty and The Beast, dance of The Vampires and Cats.


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