Native theater and go-go lovers alike will quickly have a possibility to see “Grease with a Facet of Mumbo Sauce.” From Sept. 8-10, the play might be on the District’s historic Lincoln Theatre on U Avenue NW.
A go-go adaptation of the celebrated musical and film “Grease,” “Grease with a Facet of Mumbo Sauce” presents a D.C. twist on the legendary movie.
“DC Black Broadway wished to maintain many of the components of the unique movie, however we added some D.C. swag to make it relatable to the D.C. tradition,” stated Gigi Riley, who’s starring as ‘Rizzy’ within the play. “Starring on this play is Emmy Award winner Frank Scooby Marshall as Disco Dan. The forged additionally contains many Duke Ellington alums, together with many others who’ve carried out theater and music professionally for a few years, together with myself.”
“I studied about 200 hours of Grease. I watched it again and again and over, and I didn’t see [any] illustration of my folks,” stated Dr. Lovail M. Lengthy in an interview final yr, because the present was staged at Bethesda Blues and Jazz Membership in August and September of 2022. “I assumed it could be a very good factor to do, to convey it to my people, and so as to add a go-go twist.”
Tickets for “Grease with a Facet of Mumbo Sauce” can be found right here. Tickets begin at $60.
We beforehand coated the play; learn extra right here.