Xanadu, the musical
By Douglas Carter Beane wrote the book for XANADU based on the film of the same name and was the winner of the 2008 Drama Desk Awar
Directed by Verona Area High School’s Xanadu is Directed/Choreographed by Brian Cowing with Music Direction by Heather Thorpe.
Verona Area High School Theatre and Music Department’s present XANADU, a 2008 Tony Award® nominee for Best Musical. Please join us for the very first show at the New Performing Arts Center, 234 Wildcat Way, Verona WI. "A Fantasy, A Musical, A Place Where Dreams Come True" was the tagline for the "Xanadu" film that starred Olivia Newton-John as Kira, Gene Kelly as Danny McGuire and Michael Beck as Sonny Malone. Although the disco-era film flopped spectacularly, its soundtrack recording went double-platinum and the Broadway Musical was a hit!
Verona Area High School’s Xanadu is Directed/Choreographed by Brian Cowing with Music Direction by Heather Thorpe. You will be taken back to 1980 California. This hilarious roller skating musical adventure, follows the journey of a magical and beautiful Greek muse, Kira (Bella Becker), who descends from the heavens to inspire the greatest of artistic achievements – the first roller disco! Along the way she falls in forbidden love with a mortal, bumps into an old acquaintance and chaos abounds when her jealous sisters take advantage of the situation.
XANADU is 90 minutes of family fun and inspiration to follow your dreams despite the limitations. Reserve your seats today online @ vahs.vbotickets.com Thursday, Friday and Saturday October 7th - 9th at 7:00pm; with a matinee on Saturday the 9th at 2:00pm. Masks are required.
Produced by Verona Area High School at Verona Area High School Performing Arts Center, 300 Richard St., Verona
Performances: October 7-9, 2021
Thursday, Friday and Saturday October 7th - 9th at 7:00pm; with a matinee on Saturday the 9th at 2:00pm.
Ticket Prices: Adult = $15 Student and Senior = $12 tickets online @ vahs.vbotickets.com