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Video: Bainbridge Performing Arts Presents XANADU VideoVideo: Bainbridge Performing Arts Presents XANADU
by A.A. Cristi - May 1, 2018

If you loved BPA's Priscilla Queen of the Desert, you won't want to miss XANADU this May. This moving, electrifying tale of endless fun will keep audiences in stitches while the legendary, chart-topping tunes lift them out of their seats. An uproarious, roller skating, musical adventure about following one's dreams despite the limitations others set by others, XANADU rolls along to the original hit score composed by pop-rock legends, Jeff Lynne and John Farrar. An outlandishly-enjoyable musical for adults, children, and anyone who has ever wanted to feel inspired, XANADU is based on the Universal Pictures cult classic movie of the same title, which starred Olivia Newton-John and Gene Kelly.

STAGE TUBE: On This Day for 7/10/16- XANADU
by Stage Tube - Jul 10, 2016

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.

STAGE 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.

STAGE TUBE: On This Day 7/10- XANADU
by Stage Tube - Jul 10, 2014

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.

STAGE TUBE: 'We Go Together' - Paper Mill Playhouse's GREASE Audience Tries to Scat
by Stage Tube - Jun 10, 2014

Paper Mill Playhouse concludes its 75th Anniversary Season with America's favorite musical, GREASE. With book, music and lyrics by Jim Jacobs and Warren Casey, Grease will be directed by Daniel Goldstein with original choreography by JoAnn M. Hunter. Additional songs are by John Farrar, Barry Gibb, Scott Simon and Louis St. Louis. Grease plays the Millburn, New Jersey, theater through June 29, 2014. Click below to watch a fun video of audience members attempting to join in on 'We Go Together'!

STAGE TUBE: Watch Highlights from Paper Mill's GREASE with Taylor Louderman, Bobby Conte Thornton & More
by Stage Tube - May 30, 2014

Paper Mill Playhouse concludes its 75th Anniversary Season with America's favorite musical, GREASE. With book, music and lyrics by Jim Jacobs and Warren Casey, Grease will be directed by Daniel Goldstein with original choreography by JoAnn M. Hunter. Additional songs are by John Farrar, Barry Gibb, Scott Simon and Louis St. Louis. Grease plays the Millburn, New Jersey, theater through June 29, 2014. The official press opening night is Sunday, June 1, at 7:00pm. Check out highlights from the production below!

BWW TV: Tell Me More! Meet the Company of Paper Mill Playhouse's GREASE- Plus a Performance Preview!
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 28, 2014

Paper Mill Playhouse concludes its 75th Anniversary Season with America's favorite musical, GREASE. With book, music and lyrics by Jim Jacobs and Warren Casey, Grease will be directed by Daniel Goldstein with original choreography by JoAnn M. Hunter. Additional songs are by John Farrar, Barry Gibb, Scott Simon and Louis St. Louis. Grease will play the Millburn, New Jersey, theater from May 28 through June 29, 2014. The official press opening night is Sunday, June 1, at 7:00pm. The cast just met the press, and BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge was on hand to chat with the company. Below, check out interviews with the cast and watch a performance preview!

STAGE TUBE: On This Day 7/10- XANADU
by Stage Tube - Jul 10, 2013

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.

VIDEO: John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John Teach GREASE 'Hand Jive' on ROVE LA
by TV News Desk - Dec 14, 2012

John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John, stars of the movie Grease, just appeared together on TV Guide's 'Rove LA' to promote their Christmas CD. Answering a studio audience member's request, the duo taught host Rove McManus and the fan how to do the 'Hand Jive'. Watch below!

VIDEO: First Look - Travolta, Newton-John's 'I Think You Might Like It' Video
by Caryn Robbins - Dec 6, 2012

John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John have just unveiled the music video for their new single 'I Think You Might Like It'. The song is featured on their new Christmas Album 'This Christmas', which features collaborations with Barbra Streisand, James Taylor and Tony Bennett. Check it out below!

VIDEO: John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John Sing 'I Think You Might Like It' from New Holiday Album
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2012

'Grease' co-stars John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John recently released their new holiday album 'This Christmas'. Click below to watch the music video for the duet 'I Think You Might Like It'!

VIDEO: John Travolta, Olivia Newton-John Reunite on ELLEN
by Caryn Robbins - Dec 5, 2012

'Grease' co-stars John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John reunited on ELLEN yesterday to talk about their recently released holiday album 'This Christmas'. Check out their appearance below!

STAGE TUBE: Gina Milo, Chris Critelli, Rachel Rockwell and More at Drury Lane's XANADU After Party
by Stage Tube - Sep 19, 2012

Drury Lane Theatre, 100 Drury Lane, presents the effervescent Broadway musical XANADU, which opened on September 13 and runs through October 28, 2012. The cast of XANADU is led by Gina Milo as "Clio/Kira" and Chris Critelli as "Sonny". The production is directed and choreographed by Jeff Award winner Rachel Rockwell. Below, watch interviews the the cast and creative team at the opening night after party!

STAGE TUBE: Gina Milo, Chris Critelli and More in Scenes from XANADU at Chicago's Drury Lane Theatre!
by Stage Tube - Sep 17, 2012

Drury Lane Theatre, 100 Drury Lane, presents the effervescent Broadway musical XANADU, which opened on September 13 at 8 p.m. and runs through October 28, 2012. The cast of XANADU is led by Gina Milo as "Clio/Kira" and Chris Critelli as "Sonny". Watch scenes from the production in the video clips below!

STAGE TUBE: On This Day 7/10- XANADU
by Stage Tube - Jul 10, 2012

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.

STAGE TUBE: ElizaBeth Stanley and Max Von Essen Talk XANADU Tour
by BroadwayWorld TV - Dec 18, 2009

The national tour of the musical adventure XANADU opens at the Orange County Performing Arts Center on December 15 and runs through December 27. This engagement is the only Southern California appearance scheduled on the national tour. XANADU is based on Universal Pictures' cult classic movie of the same title, which starred Olivia Newton-John and Gene Kelly. XANADU is being presented by producers Robert Ahrens, Dan Vickery, Mickey Liddell, Tara Smith/B. Swibel in association with Latitude Link.

BWW TV: Upright's West Side Stories: 'XANADU'
by Eddie Varley - Dec 11, 2008

On a unusually cloudy day in Southern California, Chris and Shane made their way down I-5 to the La Jolla Playhouse in La Jolla, CA for the West Coast premiere of XANADU, the musical. The Upright Boys caught up with Broadway alums Elizabeth Stanley and Max von Essen as they prepared to step into the roles of Kira and Sonny.

BWW Video Show Preview: XANADU featuring Butler and Jackson
by Craig Brockman - Aug 26, 2007

Xanadu starring Kerry Butler and Cheyenne Jackson opened up to rave reviews on July 10th, 2007 at the Helen Hayes Theatre. BroadwayWorld presents this video show preview featuring brand new highlights from the show! Click now to watch!

BWW TV: On The Spot With The Always A-Muse-Ing Kerry Butler
by Craig Brockman - Aug 14, 2007

BroadwayWorld sat down with Kerry Butler, star of the surprise Broadway hit, Xanadu which opened on July 10th at the Helen Hayes Theater. Click now to watch this special candid feature taped high above the stage where Kerry talks about perfecting her Aussie accent, the fANADUs, working with multiple Sonnys, adopting her daughter Segi, and so much more!

BWW TV and Broadway Beat Present: Xanadu Opening Night Video
by Craig Brockman - Jul 12, 2007

BroadwayWorld and Broadway Beat bring you all the excitement of Xanadu's Opening Night in this supersized video feature. Join Richie Ridge as he talks with Kerry Butler, Cheyenne Jackson, James Carpinello, Tony Roberts, Mary Testa, Jackie Hoffman, Christopher Ashley, Douglas Carter Beane, Dan Knechtges and Curtis Holbrook. Also featured is special guest of the evening, Olivia Newton-John. What did she think of Xanadu? Click now to find out!