Washington, DC Premiere XANADU. Book by Douglas Carter Beane. Music and Lyrics by Jeff Lynne and John Farrar. Based on the 1980 Universal Pictures Film. Directed and Choreographed by Matthew Gardiner. May 8, 2012 – July 1, 2012. The award-winning musical comedy! It is 1980 in Venice, California. Legwarmers are in and roller skates are way sexy. Kira, one of seven quirky Greek muses, is sworn to three things: to inspire mortals, never reveal her identity and never, ever fall in love. When she emboldens struggling artist Sonny to create the first roller disco, Kira feels the artistic pull of her own. Grab your glowsticks and legwarmers as Signature turns the MAX Theatre into one big disco-heaven ball with the zany, roller skating cult classic. "Heaven on wheels...outlandishly enjoyable." - The New York Times. Sponsored by The Bernard Family Foundation. ON SALE NOW! 703 573 SEAT or www.signature-theatre.org.
Added by Signature Theatre on May 16, 2012