What's the Difference between Grease the Play and Grease the Movie?

Musical

Grease

6%
Released: 1972
Playwrite: Jim Jacobs and Warren Casey

Grease

94%
Released: 1978
Director: Randal Kleiser
Characters
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In the Play In the Movie
Danny Zuko
Danny Zuko
Portrayed by: John Travolta
Sandy Dumbrowski
Sandy Olsen
Portrayed by: Olivia Newton-John
Kenickie
Kenickie
Portrayed by: Jeff Conaway
Betty Rizzo
Betty Rizzo
Portrayed by: Stockard Channing
Doody
Doody
Portrayed by: Barry Pearl
Sonny LaTierri
Sonny LaTierri
Portrayed by: Michael Tucci
Roger
Putzie
Portrayed by: Kelly Ward
Frenchy
Frenchy
Portrayed by: Didi Conn
Marty Maraschino
Marty Maraschino
Portrayed by: Dinah Manoff
Miss Lynch
Principal McGee
Portrayed by: Eve Arden
This Character does not appear.
Coach Calhoun
Portrayed by: Sid Caesar
Eugene Florsyck
Eugene Felsnick
Portrayed by: Eddie Deezen
Patty Simcox
Patty Simcox
Portrayed by: Susan Buckner
Cha-Cha Digregorio
Cha-Cha Digregorio
Portrayed by: Annette Charles
Teen Angel
Teen Angel
Portrayed by: Frankie Avalon
Vince Fontaine
Vince Fontaine
Portrayed by: Edd Byrnes
Johnny Casino
Johnny Casino & the Gamblers
Portrayed by: Sha-Na-Na
This Character does not appear.
Leo Balmudo
Portrayed by: Dennis C. Stewart
Betty Rizzo
Betty Rizzo
Portrayed by: Adrienne Barbeau
Grease Play vs Movie
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In the Play In the Movie
   Danny and Sandy are reunited on the first day of school. they 're-meet at the school bonfire
   The rivals are called the Flaming Dukes and are never seen they are called The Scorpion s and are seen a lot. The leader is Leo.
   Sandy sings a song with the radio called Its Raining on Prom Night this song is replaced with a solo for Sandy called Hopelessly Devoted to You (the song is added in the 2007 Revival though)
   When Rizzo sings "There are worse things I could do" it is directed at Sandy. Rizzo sings "There are worse things I could do" in a different context with the last half of the song directed at Kenickie.
   Marty's long-distance boyfriend is a Marine in Japan named Freddy. Marty's long-distance boyfriend is a Marine in Korea named Bobby.
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