Xanadu: Musical Info & Synopsis


Synopsis:

Xanadu brings together Greek mythology and 1980s pop culture in a roller disco setting. The narrative focuses on Kira, a Greek muse, who descends from Mount Olympus to Venice Beach, California. There, she inspires the struggling artist Sonny Malone to pursue his dream of creating the first roller disco. As the story unfolds, Kira faces challenges from her jealous sisters and navigates the complexities of love and creativity.


Musical Information

Musical Type: Contemporary (2007)

Cast Size: 9+

Genre: Fantasy

Setting: 1980s / USA (California), Fictional


Creative Team

Music/Lyrics: Jeff Lynne, John Farrar

Book: Douglas Carter Beane


Cast Albums

Original Broadway Cast (2007)➝


Resources

Audition Songs: Theatre Trip

Licensing: Music Theatre International➝

Sheet Music: Musicnotes➝


Tags

2000s, Based on a Movie, DiscoFantasy, Magic, One-Act, One-Word, Pop/Rock


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