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"Xanadu" stars (from left) Brian Westbrook, Lauren Knott, Rose Higgins, Heather Shinpaugh, Romni Rossi, Collin Yates, Rebecca Leonard, Alex Matsuo, and Kayla Austin (photo © Christine R. Choi)

NRACT’s Production of “Xanadu” Embraces All Things Tacky

Leg warmers, the 80s, and pop culture references, oh my! A select group of people is familiar with the 1980 film, Xanadu. The film, which stars Olivia Newton-John, was universally panned in its day but eventually became a cult classic. Then, wonder of wonders, it managed to be transformed into a kitschy stage musical, with… Read More ›

Xanadu Means Tacky 80s Fun

Xanadu is a play of contradictions. It is so terrible and so completely wonderful that it just has to be seen.

XANADU Jan 28 – 31

BROADWAY’S SURPRISE HIT MUSICAL HITS THE ROAD! SPECIAL STAGE SEATING GOES ON SALE TUESDAY, JANUARY 12! Producers Robert Ahrens,  Dan Vickery,  Mickey Liddell,  Tara Smith /B. Swibel in association with Latitude Link proudly present the musical adventure XANADU that will perform in Raleigh at the Progress Energy Center for the Performing Arts on January 28… Read More ›