Hop aboard Lake Superior Theatre’s summer season

The boys of Grease. Grease is just one of many productions put on this year at LST. (Photo courtesy of Jennifer Frazier)

By Peggy Frazier

Summers are much too short with all we have to cram into those two days, and knowing that the long winter lies ahead we savor every moment. Such is the great joy of life…not the special vacation, marriage ceremony, graduation or some other event but the special ordinary moments that come during the summer; walking the beach or simply gazing out on the water taking in the view. We often remark at how the boathouse—while always a special place—needs our casts and crews to bring the Lake Superior Yacht Yard alive with magic and with Grease this year it did not just come alive, it was a blast from the past for the cast, crew and the audience! Night after night the actors brought down the house with their performances and made us all remember those moments from our youth when “Grease” was the word. We relished every moment of the production and spent an enormous amount of time on the phone with disappointed patrons who waited too long to get tickets and thus missed this outstanding, unique summer smash megahit which sold out for every production during it’s three week run! Sandy, Danny, the Pink Ladies, and the other Rydell High regulars put on quite a show and everyone enjoyed the ambiance of a period car that was on display courtesy of Joe Lutz. Some of the groups who attended even got out their ’50s attire and we enjoyed immensely the cat-eyed glasses and other period accessories…

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