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Xanadu

Your classic story of boy meets Greek goddess.

Tickets on sale February 13, 2017

  • MAR 2-12, 2017
  • Lyche Theatre
  • Musical—Theatre PG

Synopsis

Music and Lyrics by Jeff Lynne and John Farrar
Book by Douglas Carter Beane
Based on the Universal Pictures film
Screenplay by Richard Danus and Marc Rubel

In the musical comedy Xanadu, Kira, a magical and beautiful Greek muse, descends from the heavens of Mt. Olympus to Venice Beach in 1980 on a quest to inspire a struggling artist to achieve the greatest artistic creation of all time—the first ROLLER DISCO! But when Kira falls in love with the mortal, her jealous sisters take advantage of the situation and chaos abounds!

Performance dates & times

  • March 2-3, 7:30pm
  • March 4-5, 2:00pm*
  • March 8-11, 7:30pm
  • March 11-12, 2:00pm*

*Matinee performance.

Directed by guest artist Christopher George Patterson

Christopher George Patterson (Director/Choreographer) is an award winning Director/Choreographer, Conceiver, and Performer. A native of New Jersey, Christopher’s work has been featured across the country and Canada. He has worked for regional theatres including the Paper Mill Playhouse, Oregon Cabaret Theatre, and Cumberland County Playhouse. Other directing/choreography credits include: The Wiz, Sweet Charity, The Wedding Singer, Smokey Joe’s Café, Hairspray, Kiss Me Kate, Backwards In High Heels, Guys and Dolls, Cabaret, Crazy For You, Children of Eden, Ain’t Misbehavin’, Damn Yankees & Dreamgirls. He has worked as the Dance Assistant for the Broadway Company of Disney’s The Lion King. As a performer, he recently appeared in the Off-Broadway revival of Michael John LaChiusia’s The Wild Party. He has also been seen in the Broadway national tours of My One and Only and Crazy For
You, where he was Dance Captain for Tony nominated choreographer, Joey McKneely. He appeared in the Broadway production of Charles Bush & Julie Halston: Back On Broadway. Other roles include: Hot Mikado (The Mikado), Pippin (Leading Player), Five Guys Named Moe (No Moe), Ain’t Misbehavin’ (Ken/Andre), & Jesus Christ Superstar (Peter). He has conceived & directed many new musicals including It Had to Be You which opened Off-Broadway, Sing Happy – The Liza Minnelli Musical Tribute, and his recent project, Dance Bojangles, Dance!, about the life of the legendary Bill Robinson.

  • Photos
  • Cast
  • Production Team

Sonny Malone
Avery Gerstenberger
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Melpomene
Melinda Pupillo*
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Erato
Brianna Frost
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Zeus/Ensemble
Ryan Brown
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Ensemble
Aysya McCloud*
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Danny Maguire
Rick King Quale
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Euterpe
Laikyn Boettcher
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Terpsichore
Allie Marshall
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Cyclops/Ensemble
James Gilbertson
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Ensemble
Amy Tischler*
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*=LCT debut

Director/Choreographer
Christopher George Patterson

Music Director
Sarah Leitzen

Set/Lighting Designer
Dillon McArdle

Costume Designer
Bryce Turgeon

Props Master
Catherine McNamara

Sound Designer
Tim Harris

Technical Director
Dillon McArdle

Stage Manager
Krista Kuhn

Asst. Technical Director
Tim Harris

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