The musical opened July 10, 2007, at the Helen Hayes Theatre.
Xanadu, the musical based on the 1980 film of the same name, opened on Broadway at the Helen Hayes Theatre July 10, 2007. Kerry Butler starred as Kira opposite Cheyenne Jackson as Sonny, in a cast that also included Tony Roberts, Jackie Hoffman, and Mary Testa. Adapted for the stage by Douglas Carter Beane, the production originally starred James Carpinello as Sonny, but he was replaced during previews by Jackson after injuring his foot. Xanadu ran more than a year on Broadway, for a total of 512 performances.
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Look Back at Kerry Butler and Cheyenne Jackson in Xanadu on Broadway