A Greek muse inspires love, laughter and the world’s first roller disco in this 1980s glitter explosion.
- February 22 — March 5
- Duration 100 minutes
- Location Sutherland Arts Theatre
- From $60 + booking fees
Please note this production is presented at the Sutherland Arts Theatre on East Parade.
This Tony Award-nominated, roller skating, musical adventure about following your dreams despite the limitations others set for you, rolls along to the original hit score composed by pop-rock legends, Jeff Lynne and John Farrar. Based on the Universal Pictures cult classic movie of the same title, which starred Olivia Newton-John and Gene Kelly, Xanadu is hilarity on wheels for adults, children and anyone who has ever wanted to feel inspired.
Xanadu follows the journey of a magical and beautiful Greek muse, Kira, who descends from the heavens of Mount Olympus to Venice Beach, California in 1980 on a quest to inspire a struggling artist, Sonny, to achieve the greatest artistic creation of all time – the first ROLLER DISCO! (Hey, it’s 1980!) But, when Kira falls into forbidden love with the mortal Sonny, her jealous sisters take advantage of the situation, and chaos abounds.
Xanadu is a moving, electrifying tale of endless fun that will keep audiences in stitches while the original legendary, chart-topping tunes lift them out of their seats. You’ll want to keep the music in your head and Xanadu in your heart…forever.
Director Meg Day, Choreographer Jessica Kuit, Musical Director Nerissa Cavaliere
Starring Kurt Russo, Lacinda Fisk, Alexander Morgan, Tanya Boyle, Sabrina Kirkham, Alexis Hutchinson, Carla Venezia, Vincent Huynh & Louis Vinciguerra