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  1. Vancouver Week in Widescreen: Miyazaki, Kiarostami, and the HipRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 17 | The Georgia Straight

    ... with the Iranian director's final film, an intriguing Tokyo-set love story-of sorts. Screening Thursday (August 18). Xanadu Did you know that Olivia Newton John's father was an MI5 agent who worked on the Enigma code and arrested Rudolf Hess? Crazy, ...


  2. Yorktown Stage Kids to Perform XANADU This FallRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 12 | BroadwayWorld.com

    Yorktown Stage Kids presents XANADU on Friday, September 30 at 7:30 pm and Saturday, October 1 at 12:00 pm. XANADU follows the journey of a magical and beautiful Greek muse, Kira, who descends from the heavens of Mt.


  3. Vail Performing Arts Academy's musical stage adaptation of 'Xanadu' plays at the VilarRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 4 | Vail Daily News

    Aidan and Keller Woodworth lead the Tubes and the Rockers in Vail Performing Arts Academy's Xanadu, Jr. The shows run Friday and Saturday in the Vilar Performing Arts Center. Phoebe Walters and Grant Maurer prepare for the big swing dance number, "Dancing," in Vail Performing Arts Academy's Xanadu Jr. The show runs Friday and Saturday in the Vilar Performing Arts Center.


  4. PHOTOS: Olivia Newton-John 'Magic' in Niagara FallsRead the original story

    Jul 23, 2016 | Grand Island Pennysaver

    ... she feels for her fans - and a career that's five decades long and counting. Other song selections included "Magic," "Xanadu," "Physical" and "I Honestly Love You," as well as an encore of "Somewhere Over the Rainbow." The filled room was delighted ...


  5. Dover theater camp teens to perform 'Xanadu' FridayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2016 | Foster's Daily Democrat

    This Xanadu is not the one in English poet Samuel Taylor Coleridge's "Kubla Khan," but the one in the 1980 movie starring Olivia Newton John. A romantic musical, it becomes a lyrical fantasy.


  6. Olivia Newton-John shares her musical journeyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 19, 2016 | Detroit News

    Olivia Newton-John shares her musical journey Olivia Newton-John shares her musical journey from country to 'Grease' and 'Xanadu' to pop superstardom Check out this story on detroitnews.com: http://detne.ws/2a9rD8H Olivia Newton-John is most likely to be remembered as the good-girl-turned-bad in the blockbuster "Grease," but the Australian singer boasts a musical catalog that runs far deeper than her movie soundtracks. So when she takes the stage Thursday at the Colosseum at Caesars Windsor, her first concert in the region in several years, she'll perform more than infectious songs such as "Xanadu" and "You're The One That I Want," her chart-topping duet with John Travolta that has become one of the biggest selling singles of all time.


  7. Everyone loves a paradeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 16, 2016 | SooToday

    Tim Murphy portraying Olivia Newton John's character Kira from the movie Xanadu on Sault Pride's Xanadu-themed float at the 2016 Rotaryfest Parade. Photo by Jeff Klassen for SooToday Parade Marshall David K. Marshall said, "Thanks to everyone who came out and who took the time and energy to make floats.


  8. Olivia Newton-John's Daughter Chloe Lattanzi Fires Back at Body-ShamersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 9, 2016 | People

    ... ly featured with her mother on "You Have to Believe," a reworked version of Newton-John's song "Magic" from the movie Xanadu .


  9. Photo Flash: PHANTOM & More Pose for Saturday Intermission PicsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 1, 2000 | BroadwayWorld.com

    Yesterday was the first installment of this week's "Saturday Intermission Pics" round-up on BroadwayWorld - scroll down to check out part 2! Do you ever wonder what your favorite Broadway, Off-Broadway, National Tour and regional stars are doing during intermission Thanks to NEWSIES' Andrew Keenan-Bolger and EVITA's Max von Essen , dedicated performers and excited fans, now you can see for yourself. Three years ago, Keenan-Bolger, then in Mary Poppins, and Max von Essen , then in Xanadu, started the trend.


  10. New albums in stores this weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 8, 2016 | Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

    ... of creativity on 2015's "Hairless Toys" with a new LP that finds places for Olivia Newton-John wholesomeness and "Xanadu" synths among all the other pop quirks. Anderson/Stolt , "Invention of Knowledge" (InsideOut Music). Jon Anderson, best known as ...


  11. Penny Seats Theatre Company's XANADU Opens 7/14Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 6, 2016 | BroadwayWorld.com

    On July 14 at Ann Arbor's West Park Band Shell, the Penny Seats Theatre Company launches their production of 2007 Broadway musical smash, Xanadu , with a book by Douglas Carter Beane and music and lyrics by Jeff Lynne and John Farrar . Tony nominated musical comedy Xanadu tells the tale of a Greek Muse's descent from Mt.


  12. G'day, Xanadu. Have a little more funRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 6, 2016 | Chicago Tribune

    Landree Fleming, the wholly delightful star of the new production of "Xanadu" at American Theater Company, is perhaps the biggest musical-comedy talent to emerge from Chicago since Jackie Hoffman, the Second City stalwart who, coincidentally, appeared in the original Broadway production of this roller-disco confection whose score is conveniently forgotten by some of the snootier original fans of the Electric Light Orchestra. Hoffman, though, appeared as one of the silly Greek muses in this campy and very self-aware stage version of the infamous 1980 movie, musicalized by Douglas Carter Beane for fun and profit via The Box That is Juke.


  13. Photo Flash: American Theater Company Presents XANADURead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 3, 2016 | BroadwayWorld.com

    American Theater Company opens musical comedy Xanadu, the final production of its Legacy Season, this Sunday, June 5. Presented as a tribute to ATC's late Artistic Director PJ Paparelli -a not-so-secret fan of this camp classic-Xanadu is directed by Lili- Anne Brown and runs at ATC now through July 17, 2016. The production has music and lyrics by Jeff Lynne and John Farrar and a book by Douglas Carter Beane , based on the 1980 Universal Pictures film of the same title.


  14. BWW Interview: My Dance Selfie with Josh Walden of Off-Broadway's CAGNEYRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 1, 2016 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... I want to posses his exceptional ability to tell stories through dance. And since I'm a child of the 80's, Cats and Xanadu greatly influenced my decision to pursue musical theater. I LOVE my tattoos! And I don't regret any of them. As I get each ...


  15. XANADU Film Star Set for ATC's Benefit, 6/8Read the original story w/Photo

    May 31, 2016 | BroadwayWorld.com

    Culminating American Theater Company's season-long Legacy Campaign supporting the vision of its late artistic director, PJ Paparelli , ATC will host a special performance of Xanadu, a guilty pleasure of Paparelli's, Wednesday, June 8, starting at 8 p.m. The event will feature a post-show reception and talk-back with actress Katie Hanley who, among other theater and film credits, appeared in the 1980 Universal Pictures film Xanadu, and on Broadway as "Marty" in the original 1972 production of Grease. Hanley will be joined by native Chicagoan Jim Jacobs , co-creator of the musical Grease and ATC's Legacy Campaign chairman.


  16. Capitol Theatre welcomes The Tubes and John WaiteRead the original story w/Photo

    May 23, 2016 | Tampa Bay Newspapers

    ... and 'White Punks on Dope.' The band performed the rock portion of the cross genre song 'Dancin'' in the 1980 film 'Xanadu.' The 1981 album 'The Completion Backward Principle' spawned the hit 'Talk to Ya Later.' A video for their 1983 hit 'She's a ...


  17. Camp Xanadu production pumps fun and life into Hollywood turkeyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 17, 2016 | Sydney Morning Herald

    Xanadu is fun. Fun like a school disco on too much rum and Coke. Fun like being chained to a runaway Mardi Gras float.


  18. *Photos & Video* BWW Sydney Gets a Preview of Xanadu the Musical At Hayes TheatreRead the original story w/Photo

    May 13, 2016 | BroadwayWorld.com

    The smash-hit Broadway musical comedy XANADU, based on the 1980s classic cult movie, will play in Sydney from Thursday 12 May 2016 for a strictly limited season. Leading the cast as Kira, the iconic role originated by Olivia Newton-John , will be Jaime Hadwen and Ainsley Melham will play her love interest Sonny.


  19. Sarah Vine: Hell is an invasion of hormonal teen girlsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 10, 2016 | Daily Mail

    ... to barge in every ten minutes to check we hadn't broken the stylus. We played Olivia Newton-John's latest single, Xanadu, over and over while performing a series of ungainly movements which we imagined made us look grown-up and sophisticated. ...


  20. Xanadu: where dreams come trueRead the original story w/Photo

    May 6, 2016 | Blaze

    ... ceremony of the Olympics. Now Sydneysiders will get the chance to see Wright's moves in action when the cast of Xanadu take centrestage at the Hayes Theatre. The 1980 cult classic film -most famous for its titular song by flaxen-haired 80s babe, ...