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611 Weunesaay, May 2.2001 Theater Bulletin, way A cast, representing all performances." points of Plumas County, is In 1971, they presented a hard at work in the final days five-hour version of the show of rehearsal for the Featherthen a play with some songs, at River College's (FRC) tradi-the Kingston Mines Theatre, tional spring performance, an experimental theater com- This year, "Grease" hits thepany housed in a converted stage at the Town Hall Theatre trolley barn. The show was in Quincy, May 9, 10, 11 and 12 held over for eight months. at 7:30 p.m., and May 13 at 2 The husband-and-wife pro- p.m. duction team of Ken Waissman and Maxine Fox spotted the "Grease" history show's commercial potential, In 1970, Jim Jaeobs and and persuaded Jacobs and Warren Casey were actors Casey to revise it as a full-scale working in Chicago when theyBroadway musical. wrote the song that became "Grease" opened under the "Beauty School Dropout." Broadway contract on Performing the tune led to Valentine's Day, 1972. The the notion of writing a showoriginal production cost a about high school students in mere $150,000 and was nomi- the late 1950s, based on their nated for seven Tony Awards own memories. Even though it didn't win a Jacobs told a reporter in 1973 single one, it became an that "'Grease' began as a per- instant hit. sonal play about people we Barry Bostwick, Richard grew up with. I thought it Gere, Treat Williams and wouhi appeal to half a dozenPatrick Swayze all played people and run about three Danny Zuko at various times. Kim Carroll, as Rizzo, sports her late 1950s style garb for the Feather River College production of "Grease." 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And it spurred the 1970s wave Sandy and bad boy Danny Quincy through Feather River ity to bring of '50s style nostalgia with Zuko fall in love immediately. College. shows like "Happy Days," and But, as we used to sing in 1956, With more than 70 prospec- As is FRC's "Laverne and Shirley." they lived in two differenttive actors at auditions, the members come worlds, and Danny finally cast is a selective one, said the county, =Grease" plot decides not to live up to Director TheresaGaUagher. Greenville The plot concerns Danny, a Sandy's imageofhim as an All- "I always thought this showPortola member of the Burger Palace American boy track star. would be too difficult to do Boys, a greaser gang at mythi- Combating this, Sandy tries a with so much constant danc-Tickets cal Rydell High. Sandy, a sweet trick of her own and suits up ing, singing, and, of course, an these musicals, innocent who has just trans- in tight jeans and sports aactual car arriving onstage," good idea to bUY', ferred there from the clois- bouffant hairdo. She also joins Gallagher said. "However, our ahead of time, tered confines of Immaculata the Pink Ladies gang and goes cast is certainly up to the task, ommended. High, becomes a focus of their after her man. and I think that audiences will Tickets are attention, be pleasantly surprised (if not Bookshelf and Having met at the beach, "Grease" at,,home ,, shocked) at Rick Weaver's abil- And now, Grease comes to I ii!ii !!ili! ::,i ":" : ,4 Greasers meet up with members of Ladi Jii l 'omi" another out. State of California Department of Transportation NOTICE OF PUBLIC INFORMATION MEETING FOR TWO PROPOSED CURVE REA PROJECTS AND A PROJECT TO REPLACE THE SULPHUR CREEK BRIDGE ON STATE RouTE PLUMAS COUNTY FROM THE SIERRA COUNTY LINE TO 0.3 MILE NORTH OF COUNTY WHAT'.S BEING PLANNED The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans), in cooperation with the Federal Highway Administration, and the Plumas County Transportation Commission, is proposing three contiguous highway projects on State Route 89 in Plumas County, from the Sierra County line to approximately 0.3 mile north of the County Road A-15 intersection. The proposed projects include replacement of the Sulphur Creek bridge, realignment of a segment of State Route 89 near the County RoadA-15 intersection and realignment of a segment of State Route 89 near the Whitehawk Ranch Estates. REPLACE SULPHUR CREEK BRIDGE The orooosed oroiects may result in the following: Acquisition of new highway right-of-way. Temporan] and/or permanent encroachments within the floodplains of Sulphur Creek and Calf Creek. Impacts to wetlands. Impacts to archaeological resources. Pasture NF_N REALIGN CURVES NEAR RANCH" WHY THIS NOTICF Caltrans is in the process of conducting environmental studies and evaluating alternatives for each projects. A public information meeting is being offered to give you an opPortunity to review and design features, alternatives, and potential environmenta! !ssues relative !o the proposed proiects The l will be an informal open-house format; no presentation will De maoe. Preliminary project information project schedules will be displayed. .WHERE YOU COME IN ''. . . . . . : : ".. ! a saal. T:hoe g , i etaOr !:o: any information regarding potential resources or environmental issues that may arise as a result of the prcposed projects. COMMENTS If you cannot attend the public information meeting, please ::nbamtl t::ur, ..COmments or questions in 'h 2 Attenuon u anam C later than May 24,2001, to Caltrans, District , --$9-6073 You m ,. hief, Environme nt Management Office, P.O. Box 496073, Redding, CA 90 "ect Mana"er p ayalso contact the En/ir Coordinator, Chris Quiney, at (530) 225-3174, or the i-,roJ y , n. Baker, at (530) 225-3180. TDD:(916) 225-2019. In Coopera tion etemer PmeA SI)ecial Accommodations . . . . ". . " ~ . . ' Adu?lStc ) :rrerq iqre :tPe ta, 2 enb icnAS n to the scheduled public meeting.