Your classic story of boy meets Greek goddess.
MAR 2-12, 2017
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!
Lyche Theatre Musical–Theatre PG
Tickets on sale February 13, 2017
March 2-4, 7:30pm March 4 & 5, 2:00pm March 8-11, 7:30pm March 11 & 12, 2:00pm
Directed/Choreographed 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 Cafe, 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.
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