Magazine article Variety

I'd Go Downstairs to the Basement and Put on "Grease"

Magazine article Variety

I'd Go Downstairs to the Basement and Put on "Grease"

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Julianne Hough is a live-TV pro, thanks to "Dancing With the Stars," but nothing could prepare her for the pressure of playing Sandy to Aaron Tveit's Danny in Fox's "Grease Live" musical event. "It's a little daunting." she says, "especially because Olivia Newton-John and John Travolta have completely made these roles iconic." Elizabeth wagmeister

Is It safe to assume you're a longtime "Grease" fan?

Oh my gosh. It's kind of like how kids know Michael Jackson and Mickey Mouse and Elvis. You just know "Grease." Wien I was a kid. my parents wouldn't let us watch the PG-13 movies. When they were gone... I'd go downstairs to the basement and put on "Grease." I'd do the dances and songs and try to be Sandy as long as I could - until the dance scene, and then I went into full-blown Cha Cha. …

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