Xanadu


Date: July 28, 2011 — August 27, 2011
Days & Times:

Tues-Wed at 7 pm; Thurs - Sat at 8 pm


Price: $30

Book by Doulas Carter Beane
Music and Lyrics by Jeff Lynne & John Farrar
Based on the Universal Pictures film,
Screenplay by Richard Danus & Marc Rubel
Directed by Dani Davis
Musical Direction by Scott Storr
Choreography by Todd L. Underwood
Set Design by Ryan McGettigan
Costume Design by Robin McLaugnlin
Lighting Design by Susan Nicholson
Stage Manager Heather Lannen


Summary

It’s 1980 on Venice Beach. A beautiful Greek muse comes to earth to help a young handsome, muscle-bound, sweet-tempered but not so bright artist, Sonny Malone realize his dream to open a roller disco. This raucous, funny parody of the Olivia Newton-John flop cult movie Xanadu includes the classic 80’s hits “Suddenly,” “Strange Magic,” “Evil Woman,” “Don’t Walk Away” and “I’m Alive,” and takes lethal but hilarious aim at 1980’s pop culture. Lace up your roller skates, put on some leg warmers, frosted pink lipstick, cut off jeans and muscle shirts. We’re roller-skating on Venice beach!


*Appearing courtesy of Actors’ Equity Association, the Union of Professional Actors and Stage Managers in the United States, appearing under Special Appearance Contract.


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Reviews

‘Xanadu’ brings 1980’s hilariously back to life
July 30, 2011
“… the cast keeps the show moving and makes it continuously entertaining. If you really want to get into the mood, go see it dressed like one small audience member did — in a ripped T-shirt and leggings.”

Whimsical Xanadu wheels onto Cape Rep stage
August 4, 2011
“…this is one fabulous flashback in time.”

Reimagined ‘Xanadu’ Lovingly Recreates The Wacky ‘80s
August 4, 2011
“Don’t miss this show!”

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