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Neon Lights are Back: Xanadu Manila the Repeat!!!



After making us laugh last September, the legion of demigods from Mount Olympus are back for another round of hilarious show before Yuletide season.

Premise:
Adapted from a classic movie starring Olivia Newton John as Kira, Michael Beck as Sonny Malone and Gene Kelly as Danny Maguire Xanadu Musical is a reimagination of the original classic movie created in 1980.

After several years of being a cult classic and became well known because of its trademark roller disco format, people demanded for a remake but this time on stage. So Xanadu the Musical opened on Broadway in 2007 and ran for over 500 performances. It also received Outer Critics Circle Award for Best Musical and a Drama Desk Award for Best Book.

According to Carter Beane rewriting Xanadu is hard and at the same time a good chance to right all the wrongs of the franchise. This time, getting more of his inspiration from Clash of the Titans film, Xanadu the Musical focuses more on Clio and her life in Olympus contrast to the movie which is more focused on Sonny. More characters are added like the Evil sister muses and off course this show is now more of a comedy compared to the almost serious tone of the film.
Rachel Alejandro as the leader of the muses Clio and
Felix Rivera, fresh from Singapore staging of A Little Night Music reprises
his role as the Artsy Fartsy Sonny Malone

Back to reprise their roles are Rachel Alejandro (Rent, Avenue Q) as Clio/Kira, Felix Rivera (Avenue Q, A Little Night Music) as Sonny Malone, Noel Trinidad, Leo Rialp (Hairspray) and Robbie Zialcita (Sweeney Todd) as Danny Maguire, Chari Arespacochaga (Avenue Q, Legally Blonde) as Melphomene and Yael Pineda (Lion King) as Calliope. Also joining the cast are Bea Garcia (Spring Awakening, A Little Night Music), Anthony Ong (Legally Blonde, A Little Night music), Alys Serdenia (Legally Blonde, A Little Night Music) and Glen Llanes (Legally Blonde, A Little Night Music) playing the muses and other minor roles.


Directed by Bobby Garcia (Avenue Q, Cinderella, A Little Night Music), fall in love and laugh with us. Neon lights and disco balls shines starting tonight November 19 and will run until December 5 at the Carlos P. Romulo Auditorium, RCBC Plaza, Makati. Reserve your tickets now and relive the magical night of laughter and 80's music.

For tickets call Atlantis Productions at 892-7078 or Ticketworld at 891-9999. Or you can also contact the following show buyers for your preferred show dates.

Ticket Dates and Show buyers

DateTimeContactPhone No.
Nov 19 FRI8PMTessa Prieto Valdez812-5045 (Tess)
Nov 20 SAT8PMTristann Antonio366-3541
0916-7230324
Nov 21 SUN3PMApril Reyes / Nona Torres842-7000
0917-8894103
Nov 26 FRI8PMATLANTIS PRODUCTIONS892-7078
8401187
Nov 27 SAT8PMEric King0917-888-2595 (ERIC)
0915-5036218 (LEN)
Dec 03 FRI8PMATLANTIS PRODUCTIONS892-7078
8401187
Dec 04 SAT8PMMae Castro0906-3414559
4865569
DEC 05 SUN3PMTheody Demaisip0920-9326067
DEC 05 SUN8PMBel Pacheco
Email
0915-6216512



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