A blog about classic television, movies, and radio, by the author of "Joan Davis: America's Queen of Film, Radio and Television Comedy," among others.
Monday, March 16, 2015
Paging Miss McGee
With the recent announcements concerning a live remake of the musical Grease to be aired on Fox TV, I can't help wondering who, if anyone, will play school principal Miss McGee. Eve Arden's memorable role didn't originate with the stage version, but was added for the film, so it may or may not be carried over to this 21st century update. But surely there's some comic actress out there ready to take up the mantle and urge a new generation, "If you can't be an athlete, be an athletic supporter!"