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STAGE TUBE: On This Day for 7/10/15- XANADUSTAGE TUBE: On This Day for 7/10/15- XANADU
by Stage Tube - Jul 10, 2015

Today in 2007, Xanadu opened at the Helen Hayes Theatre, where it ran for 512 performances. Xanadu is a musical comedy with a book by Douglas Carter Beane and music and lyrics by Jeff Lynne and John Farrar, based on the 1980 cult classic film of the same name. The story of the musical focuses on a Greek muse, Clio, who descends from Mt. Olympus to Venice Beach, California, in 1980 on a quest to inspire a struggling artist, Sonny, to achieve the greatest creation of his life - a roller disco. It earned an Outer Critics Circle Award for Best Musical and a Drama Desk Award for Best Book. It was also nominated for Tony Awards for Best Musical and Best Book. (more...)

Broadway Stage Manager to Host THE BOY FROM OZ Talk Back at TheatreZoneBroadway Stage Manager to Host THE BOY FROM OZ Talk Back at TheatreZone
by BWW News Desk - Jul 2, 2015

Do you enjoy theatre trivia and anecdotes? How about talking about a performance immediately following the show with other theatre enthusiasts? Would you like to hear the actors' motivation for their characters? Are you interested in hearing from guest speakers? If you answered yes to any one of these questions, then TheatreZone's TalkBack is a must for you. (more...)

Joan Ellison to Honor Judy Garland at TheatreZone in 2016Joan Ellison to Honor Judy Garland at TheatreZone in 2016
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2015

         Artistic director Mark Danni today unveiled that actress and singer Joan Ellison will perform a one-night-only concert Love Finds Judy Garland, Tuesday, February 16, 2016 at 8 pm.          (more...)

UK Premiere of XANADU Skates Into Southwark Playhouse This AutumnUK Premiere of XANADU Skates Into Southwark Playhouse This Autumn
by BWW News Desk - Jun 3, 2015

The UK Premiere of the smash-hit Broadway musical comedy, XANADU, based on the 1980s classic cult movie, comes to Southwark Playhouse this autumn. Press night is slated for Tuesday, 3 November 2015 at 7.30pm; the show runs Friday 16 October - Saturday 21 November 2015, presented by Xanadu Theatre Productions Limited.  (more...)

Single Show Tickets to TheatreZone's 11th Season on Sale 6/1Single Show Tickets to TheatreZone's 11th Season on Sale 6/1
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2015

Mark Danni, founder and artistic director of TheatreZone, the not-for-profit, Equity professional theatre group in residence at the G&L Theatre in Naples, reports that Season 11 single show tickets go on sale to the general public on Monday, June 1. (more...)

TheatreZone Sets 11th Season: INTO THE WOODS, XANADU & MoreTheatreZone Sets 11th Season: INTO THE WOODS, XANADU & More
by BWW News Desk - Apr 1, 2015

TheatreZone founder and artistic director Mark Danni today unveiled his musical selections for the non-profit Equity professional theatre group's 11th consecutive season opening with legendary composer Marvin Hamlisch's final Broadway show Sweet Smell of Success on January 7, 2016 closely followed by The Boy From Oz in February, Stephen Sondheim's Into The Woods in March and concluding with the tap dancing comedic gem Dames at Sea in May. (more...)

Olivia Newton-John to Release SUMMER NIGHTS - LIVE IN LAS VEGAS Two-CD Set Next MonthOlivia Newton-John to Release SUMMER NIGHTS - LIVE IN LAS VEGAS Two-CD Set Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2015

Four time Grammy Award winner Olivia Newton-John will release a two-CD, 22 song recording of her acclaimed concert 'Summer Nights - Live in Las Vegas,' recorded live at Flamingo Las Vegas on March 3, 2015, to coincide with her return to the Flamingo for her 2015 concerts. (more...)

Pantochino Teen Theatre to to Present XANADU JR.Pantochino Teen Theatre to to Present XANADU JR.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 12, 2015

Award-winning Pantochino Productions Inc., a professional, non profit theatre company specializing in family theatre, presents its Teen Theatre production, "Xanadu Jr." on February 28 and March 1 at the Center for the Arts in Downtown Milford. (more...)

FYI Premieres New Chef Competition Series MIDNIGHT FEAST TonightFYI Premieres New Chef Competition Series MIDNIGHT FEAST Tonight
by TV News Desk - Oct 16, 2014

In FYI's new series, 'Midnight Feast,” New York's Chelsea Market sets the stage for a late-night culinary showdown between some of the hottest chefs in the country. Six one-hour episodes will premiere tonight, October 16 at 10pm ET. (more...)

City Circle Presents XANADU at the CCPA, Beginning TonightCity Circle Presents XANADU at the CCPA, Beginning Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2014

City Circle Acting Company of Coralville will present the Broadway hit musical Xanadu for six performances today, October 10-19 at the Coralville Center for the Performing Arts. (more...)

City Circle to Present XANADU at the CCPA, Begin. 10/10City Circle to Present XANADU at the CCPA, Begin. 10/10
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2014

City Circle Acting Company of Coralville will present the Broadway hit musical Xanadu for six performances October 10-19 at the Coralville Center for the Performing Arts. (more...)

FYI to Premiere New Chef Competition Series MIDNIGHT FEAST, 10/16FYI to Premiere New Chef Competition Series MIDNIGHT FEAST, 10/16
by TV News Desk - Sep 11, 2014

In FYI's new series, 'Midnight Feast,” New York's Chelsea Market sets the stage for a late-night culinary showdown between some of the hottest chefs in the country. Six one-hour episodes will premiere on Thursday, October 16 at 10pm ET. (more...)

NRACT Presents XANADU, Now thru 9/21NRACT Presents XANADU, Now thru 9/21
by BWW News Desk - Sep 5, 2014

North Raleigh Arts & Creative Theatre brings the tongue-in-cheek, award-winning hit Broadway musical Xanadu to the Triangle for its local premiere tonight, September 5th through 21st. (more...)

BWW Reports: GREASE Is The Word At The Pearl TheaterBWW Reports: GREASE Is The Word At The Pearl Theater
by Jenny Taylor Moodie - Sep 1, 2014

BWW Reports: GREASE Is The Word (more...)

Glen Street Theatre Presents HOPELESSLY DEVOTED, Now thru 31 AugustGlen Street Theatre Presents HOPELESSLY DEVOTED, Now thru 31 August
by BWW News Desk - Aug 26, 2014

A middle-aged brother and sister, Amy and Andy, are stuck living at home in regional Australia, caring for their chronically ill mother. To escape this mundane existence, Amy creates a fantasy world in her lounge room that revolves around her idol, Olivia Newton-John. In between working two jobs to pay for the medical bills, Andy indulges his sister's devotion. He knows that if it weren't for Olivia, they'd both be going mad. But Andy is starting to change. He's ready to move on. The problem is, Amy is perfectly happy in her fantasy world and wants things to stay the same. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Boston - Week of 8/10/2014Now Playing Onstage in Boston - Week of 8/10/2014
by BWW - Aug 10, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 8/10/2014 for Boston (more...)

NRACT to Present XANADU, 9/5-21NRACT to Present XANADU, 9/5-21
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2014

North Raleigh Arts & Creative Theatre brings the tongue-in-cheek, award-winning hit Broadway musical Xanadu to the Triangle for its local premiere September 5th through 21st. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Entertaining Version of GREASE at The MUNYBWW Reviews: Entertaining Version of GREASE at The MUNY
by Chris Gibson - Aug 5, 2014

There have been a lot of versions of Jim Jacobs and Warren Casey's (book, music and lyrics) GREASE that I've seen over the years. Only one, New Line Theatre's brilliant staging a few years back, actually adhered to the musical as originally conceived. The majority have followed the template laid down by the 1978 movie version that was tailored to fit the stars; Olivia Newton-John and John Travolta. That's the version currently gracing the stage of The MUNY, although it features a number of interesting changes, beginning with a choral version of the opening "Alma Mater" that actually utilizes the lyrics to the song "We Go Together". It's certainly an entertaining ride, and is much improved in many ways over the version staged here back in 2007. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Boston - Week of 8/03/2014Now Playing Onstage in Boston - Week of 8/03/2014
by BWW - Aug 3, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 8/03/2014 for Boston (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Little Rock - Week of 8/03/2014Now Playing Onstage in Little Rock - Week of 8/03/2014
by BWW - Aug 3, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 8/03/2014 for Little Rock (more...)

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