Didi ‘Frenchy’ Conn reflects on Grease still being the word forty years on from its screen debut.
Hi Didi! So, do you ever still hang with any of your Grease castmates?
Oh, yes, absolutely. Olivia — I see her perform with her band. She’s fantastic. Whenever she’s anywhere on the East Coast [of the US], I go to see her. It’s really wonderful. She does a Grease set at the end, and she always says, “There’s somebody in the audience I made friends with a long time ago.” The audience goes bananas. She makes me come up there, and I get to be a rock star for five minutes, it’s great.
Grease turns 40 this year. It looks like it would’ve been a fun set to be on…
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