Based on 15 Critics
  • No revival, however joyously promoted, can conceal the fact that this is just an average musical, pleasant and upbeat and plastic. show more

  • there are times when Grease really kicks in. I'm fond of Channing singing "Look at me, I'm Sandra Dee, rotten with virginity" and then telling an imaginary Troy Donahue, "I know what you wanna do." And most of the big musical numbers work, especially the showstopper: the sunlit Danny-Sandy duet to "Summer Dreams." Greasy kid stuff it all may be, but just like rock 'n' roll, it'll probably never die. [27 Mar 1998, p.A]

  • You just can't hate anything this energetic and happy. show more

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