at Near West Theatre!
Youth Cast, Ages 9-15
Book by Douglas Carter Beane | Music & Lyrics by Jeff Lynne & John Farrar
Based on the Universal Pictures film | Screenplay by Richard Danus & Marc Rubel
Sept. 22-Oct. 1, 2017
Thursdays, Fridays & Saturdays at 7:30pm
Sundays at 3:00pm
Slap on your roller skates, hike up your leg warmers, and prepare for the glitter explosion of Xanadu, the laugh out loud musical stage adaptation of the 1980 film!

´╗┐Outrageous '80s flair sparkles under the mirror ball in Xanadu , a laugh-out-loud musical based on the cult-classic film starring Olivia Newton-John and Gene Kelly. Greek muse Kira descends from Mount Olympus to Venice Beach, California to inspire Sonny, a struggling artist, to achieve the greatest artistic creation of all time: the first ROLLER DISCO! But when Kira falls into forbidden love with the mortal Sonny, two of her jealous sisters take advantage of the situation, and chaos abounds.

Xanadu has something for everyone: ridiculous fun on wheels, and an inspirational story at its big, mythological heart reminding us to explore our human experience through art and to persist in following our dreams... despite perceived limitations from others or from within ourselves.

So pop open a Tab, lay back in your stretchy stirrup pants, and watch as your '80s radio mixtape magically rolls to life on stage! Nominated for two Tony awards including Best Musical and Best Book, Xanadu 's legendary, chart-topping score regales with memorable tunes such as "Magic," "Evil Woman," "Have You Ever Been Mellow," and "Strange Magic."

You have to believe YOU are Magic!
Photo Credits
Top: the cast of Xanadu
Center: Zoe Douglas as Kira (Clio) and Felix Albino as Sonny Malone
Bottom: the cast of Xanadu
Photos courtesy of Cory Markowitz