Thursday, 4 February 2016

Grease (Live) is the word

On Sunday 31 January 2016, Grease Mania hit the states with a star studded live broadcast. The show and it's audience went together like Rama lama lama ka dinga da dinga dong. In fact it was such a success that ITV 2 decided to show it here in the UK on Wednesday 3 February 2016 and that went down like Shoo-bop sha wadda wadda yippity boom de boom.
This map takes 9,000 tweets with the hashtags: #Grease, #GreaseLive or directed at the official Twitter page; @GoGrease. The Pink Lady themed dotted show just how many of us around the world sat down to Grease Live this week. 
Grease is still placed quite nicely among twitter trends showing that even 38 years after it's initial release in 1978, Grease is still very much the word:

People were excited over the star-studded cast:

Some got a bit ahead of themselves:

The majority of tweets showed that people loved Grease's new look:

 I haven't had a chance to watch it myself yet but I rushed home to record it when I learned it would be playing on ITV2. Despite that, I have heard a lot of feedback about Vanessa Hudgens, who played Rizzo. Miss Hudgens made an announcement hours before going on stage:

She mostly certainly made him proud:

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