A parody, the 50’s musical “Grease” set in Ancient Greece. Medusa is the beauty school teacher, a chariot become “greece lightning”. Teenage hi-jinx started a long time ago!
Two modern teens David and Mandy, are in the detention room. David bad mouths Zeus, but Zeus was listening. He transports them back in time to ancient Greece, to Athens Pi High. There they meet all the classic mythological characters. David trying to impress declares himself Davidius, god of hockey. But that gets him the attention of Ares, the god of war. Mandy has gotten the attention of Hercules. Ares has vowed to destroy Davidius at the olympics. Aphrodite has fallen for Davidius. Together she and Mandy enlist the help of Medusa the beauty school teacher to save the day. But have they altered history?
Genre: Musical Comedy – Young Adults
Running Time: 70 minutes
Characters: 20 characters played by 8 female and 8 male actors
Setting: Athens Pi High School
Production/development history: 2015 Sacred Heart School Drama, Wetaskiwin
Royalties contact: firstname.lastname@example.org / 780-352-4988
Playwright Bio: Ken Mastel has taught drama for 25 years and directed dozens of plays. This is by far the funnest one for both the actors and the audience.