April 30, 2013
Sonny, played by Ben Peter, and Kira, played by Natalie Pernick, discuss starting a roller disco during South Lakes High School’s production of “Xanadu.”
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South Lakes High School present “Xanadu.”
Produced first as an initial-flop of a movie, “Xanadu” went on to gain a cult following and inspired the musical of the same name. “Xanadu” was penned by Douglas Carter Beane with music and lyrics by Jeff Lynne and John Farrar, and to contrast the movie, opened on Broadway in 2007 to rave reviews.
Drama department presents “Xanadu” May 2-4.
“My daughters looked at it the same way they look at ‘Grease,’ a story about people who live in a completely different time.” -- Terri Goldberg of Reston