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  1. The hit 'Grease: Live' musical was full of surprise cameos - ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 1 | Greenwich Citizen

    ... Teen Angels, singing "Beauty School Dropout" to Frenchy (Carly Rae Jepsen). The song was originally sung by Frankie Avalon in the film version. Fans of the film were thrilled to see the film's original Frenchy make a cameo appearance as a waitress ...

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  2. 'Grease: Live': The show's six most memorable momentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 1 | Inside Bay Area

    ... Frenchy: What a great casting decision it was to have the Boyz perform "Beauty School Dropout," the song that Frankie Avalon did for the film. Their smooth harmonies made it a moment to remember and casting the original Frenchy, Didi Conn, to play a ...

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  3. Let's relive Boyz II Men playing Teen Angel on 'Grease: Live!'Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 1 | Entertainment Weekly

    ... Carly Rae Jepsnen's Frenchie. Dressed in matching silver suit jackets and harmonizing the song made famous by Frankie Avalon in the 1978 film version of Grease , Boyz II Men drew some of the nights strongest reviews (and handled synchronized dancing ...

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  4. 'Grease Live!': 6 things that workedRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 1 | The Jersey Journal

    ... cast members - posing for a selfie with Rizzo (Vanessa Hudgens), harmonizing with Boys II Men, filling in for Frankie Avalon. It was flawlessly choreographed but still felt very off-the-cuff, and was a incredibly engaging way to start the show. 2. ...

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  5. 'Grease: Live' - Find Out When Can You Buy The SoundtrackRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 30 | HollywoodLife

    ... Jepsen is Frenchy, Carlos PenaVega is Kenickie and Keke Palmer is Marty. Boyz II Men will be taking over for Frankie Avalon as the Teen Angels. Joe Jonas and DNCE will be performing at Rydell High's school dance! Watch Grease by signing up for ...

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  6. Celebrate with your sweetheart at these Valley classic rock concerts in FebruaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 29 | Examiner.com

    ... from "The Key" and some other Queensryche hits. Tickets are $38 plus fees. February 20, 2016 at 7:30 p.m. FRANKIE AVALON at the Chandler Center for the Arts in Chandler. He is the original teen angel. Don't ask why your Venus went from bobby sox to ...

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  7. Boyz II Men Discuss 'Grease: Live,' Frankie AvalonRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 28 | RollingStone

    Fox's television event Grease: Live is packed with stars , including Julianne Hough, Vanessa Hudgens and Carly Rae Jepsen. One of its biggest casting surprises came in the form of the Teen Angel, played in the movie by Frankie Avalon.

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  8. Watch Vanessa Hudgens and 'Grease: Live!' Cast Rehearsing 'Grease Is the Word': Exclusive VideoRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 28 | Billboard

    ... of Grease: Live! , while Boyz II Men will be splitting the guardian angel role first immortalized by Frankie Avalon when he sang "Beauty School Dropout" in the original movie (Jepsen will play said dropout Frenchy). And DNCE is the band who plays at ...

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  9. Carrie Fisher was considered to play Sandy in 'Grease'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 27 | Entertainment Weekly

    ... - who died during the summer the film was shot - was also rumored for the part, which eventually went to Frankie Avalon. After replacing President Gerald Ford's son Steven for the part, Lamas scheduled a hair appointment. "They told me they had to ...

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  10. Beach Blanket Bingo Movie ScreeningRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 15 | Patch.com

    The Trumbull Library, 33 Quality Street, Trumbull will screen the movie "Beach Blanket Bingo" starring Frankie Avalon and Annette Funicello on Tuesday, February 23rd at 10:00 am. Released in 1965, the movie was the fourth of the highly successful Frankie and Annette beach party movies.

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  11. Watch Julianne Hough, Vanessa Hudgens, & The GreaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 17 | The Echo

    ... ion event". The trio will be performing the classic number " Beauty School Dropout ", originally performed by Frankie Avalon in the 1978 film and Tony victor Billy Porter in the 1990's Broadway revival.

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  12. Four-Member DNCE Rock Band Joins Cast of Grease: LiveRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 14 | Playbill

    ... R&B trio perform the paean to staying in high school, "Beauty School Dropout." The role was played by singer Frankie Avalon in the film version of the Broadway musical, which pays homage to pop culture of the 1950s. The high school-set Grease: Live ...

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  13. Fox Enlists Joe Jonas & DNCE to Serve as GREASE: LIVE's BandRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 13 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... GREASE: LIVE! The trio will be performing the classic number "Beauty School Dropout", originally performed by Frankie Avalon in the 1978 film and Tony winner Billy Porter in the 1990's Broadway revival. The group announced the news on Twitter along ...

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  14. Dr. Goldfoot and the Girl BombsRead the original story

    Jan 11, 2016 | DVD Verdict

    ... which gives the film a decidedly low grade effect. Even the cast this time is second rate. Instead of Frankie Avalon (who was very funny in the first film, but pulled out of the second due to the birth of his child) we get the singly named Fabian, ...

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  15. Dr. Goldfoot and the Bikini MachineRead the original story

    Jan 11, 2016 | DVD Verdict

    ... content with young agent Craig Gamble from SIC (a oeSecret Intelligence Commanda ) played by then-teen idol Frankie Avalon, because why not? The rest of Dr. Goldfoot and the Bikini Machine plays like a spoof of secret agent movies (ala James Bond) ...

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  16. TV News: Class, Grease, TNT, DresserRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2016 | Dark Horizons News

    ... the iconic song "Beauty School Dropout" as part of the "Grease: Live" event airing January 31st on Fox. Frankie Avalon played the singular version of the role in the classic 1970s musical. There's also a new featurette for the production which you ...

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  17. News Roundup: Beyonce To Perform Alongside Coldplay During Super Bowl Halftime ShowAND MoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2016 | NewsOne

    ... in Frenchy's dream when she had anxiety after deciding to drop out of beauty school. The role was played by Frankie Avalon in the original movie, but for this production, they decided to enlist all three of the current Boyz II Men members. Other ...

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  18. BoysIIMen - All Teen Angels In "Grease!"Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 7, 2016 | 95.5 3WS

    Instead of just one teen angel, like Frankie Avalon played in the movie 'Grease,' the live Fox musical, January 31st, features three teen angels, in the form of BoysIIMen! They proved their worth with a song on Twitter! We're so excited to announce we're joining #GreaseLive ! Catch us all play Teen Angel Jan 31 on FOX. #threeangels pic.twitter.com/W2wMBF70C4 Grew up in the 60's and 70's, so I sang along to all our Classic Hits when they were 'new!' I'm a graduate of Malabar High School in Mansfield, Ohio, and I graduated Bowling Green State University with a degree in Radio/TV/Film.

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  19. Boyz Ii Men To Play Teen Angels In Grease: LiveRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 7, 2016 | ContactMusic.com

    The End of the Road singers made the announcement with a video on Twitter.com on Wednesday , singing an a cappella version of the movie musical's iconic title song, Grease. Members Nathan Morris, Wanya Morris and Shawn Stockman will band together to play the role made famous by former teen idol Frankie Avalon in the 1978 film.

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  20. Boyz II Men Playing "Teen Angel" in "Grease: Live"Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 6, 2016 | WJXA-FM Nashville

    From boys to men toteens? The members of Boyz II Men have announced they'll all be playing the role of Teen Angel on Fox's upcoming Grease: Live broadcast. The trio -- comprised of Shawn Stockman , Nathan Morris and Wanya Morris -- will be bringing their harmonious vocals to "Beauty School Dropout," which was performed by Frankie Avalon in the 1978 film.

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