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October 10, 2014 - October 19, 2014
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Time Details:
Friday, October 10, 2014: 7:30 PM
Saturday, October 11, 2014: 7:30 PM
Sunday, October 12, 2014: 2:00 PM

Friday, October 17, 2014: 7:30 PM
Saturday, October 18, 2014: 7:30 PM
Sunday, October 19, 2014: 2:00 PM
Coralville Center for the Performing Arts
1301 5th Street
Coralville, IA 52241

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Friday, October 10

This hilarious, roller skating, musical adventure about following your dreams despite the limitations others set for you is based on the cult classic movie of the same title. Presented by City Circle Acting Company.

Xanadu follows the journey of a magical and beautiful Greek muse, Kira, who descends from the heavens of Mt. Olympus to Venice Beach, California in 1980 on a quest to inspire a struggling artist, Sonny, to achieve the greatest artistic creation of all time - the first ROLLER DISCO…hey, it's 1980! But, when Kira falls into forbidden love with the mortal Sonny, her jealous sisters take advantage of the situation and chaos abounds.

This musical adventure rolls along to the original hit score composed by pop-rock legends Jeff Lynne and John Farrar, and includes, “Magic”, “All Over The World”, “Suddenly”, “I’m Alive”, "Evil Woman", "Have You Never Been Mellow" and “Xanadu”, to name a few, and is based on the Universal Pictures' cult classic movie of the same title, which starred Olivia Newton-John and Gene Kelly.

It's hilarity on wheels for adults, children and anyone who has ever wanted to feel inspired, as one of Broadway's master storytellers, Douglas Carter Beane, weaves a moving, electrifying tale of endless fun that will keep you in stitches, while the original, legendary chart-topping tunes lift you out of your seat. You'll want to keep the music in your head, and Xanadu in your heart, forever.

Directed by Christopher Okiishi.

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Group rates: Groups of 10 or more receive a 15% discount. Contact Patron Services Supervisor Nancy Mayfield at 319.248.9372.

Thank you to sponsors The Luxe Zone and Mike and Jan Finlayson.