Grease is the word! At the Convo

July 1, 1993

Grease is the word! At the Convo

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DEKALB—The national tour of the Broadway smash hit Grease is set to play the Northern Illinois University’s Convocation Center, 1525 W. Lincoln Highway, Tuesday, April 8. Doors will open at 6:30 p.m.

Tickets are on sale at all Ticketmaster locations. Tickets can also be charged by phone at (312) 559-1212, ordered online at www.ticketmaster.com or at the Convo Box Office. Reserved ticket prices range from $45.50-$25.50 for general public and $5 discount for NIU students. NIU students can only receive the discount if they purchase a ticket at the Convo Center ticket office.

“This is a great chance to showcase the flexibility of the Convo Center,” said Joe Coots, marketing director, Convocation Center. “Our goal is to bring top-quality entertainment of all genres to DeKalb. No longer will the people of this region have to travel great distances to experience Broadway-caliber entertainment.”

Grease had its world theatrical premiere on Broadway in 1972, and has triumphed throughout the world, both in acclaimed theaters and in countless school productions. In 1979, Grease took over the record as the longest-running show in the history of Broadway, and the hit film starring John Travolta and Olivia Newton John proved to be the highest-grossing movie musical ever.

Information call 752-6800 or visit the World Wide Web at www.convocenter.niu.edu/.

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