Connecticut Bound: Special Events

“Grease” Region: Northwestern Location: Thomaston Opera House
158 Main St.
Thomaston, CT 06787 Date: September 18-19, 24-26, Oct. 1-3 Time: Fri. & Sat. 8 p.m., Sun. 2 p.m. Description: Originally staged as a five-hour amateur production in a Chicago trolley barn, “Grease” took a satirical look at the dress, manners, morals, and music of teenagers at the beginning of rock ‘n roll era. Revisiting Rydell High School and charting the on-off relationship of Danny and Sandy, the show has a buoyant score with tons of terrific tunes that were originally written as 50s spoofs and have now become so familiar that they seem to really come from the period. Admission: $18. Phone: (860) 283-6250 Thomaston’s Weather Map of Thomaston Find additional places to stay or things to do that are within the Thomaston area Where to Stay What to do within 5 miles within 10 miles within 25 miles within 5 miles within 10 miles within 25 miles