To make the viewers at home really feel like they’re watching “Grease: Live” on the stage, the show will be performed in front of a live studio audience. It’s also going to have a large supporting cast to pull off the full-high-school look.
According The Hollywood Reporter, over 100 people “will populate Rydell High and other locations featured in the 1950s-set musical…broadcast live from the Warner Bros. backlot.” The event will combine music from the original 1971 stage show and the popular 1978 movie musical.
The television event also released a new poster that features the entire main cast. The cast consists of Julianne Hough as Sandy, Aaron Tveit as Danny, Vanessa Hudgens as Rizzo, Carlos Pena as Kenickie, Carly Rae Jepsen as Frenchy and Keke Palmer as Marty.
The show will air on Fox January 31st.