By Andrew Gans
09 Aug 2011
Dan Knechtges will direct and choreograph a cast that also includes Darren Ritchie as Sonny Malone, Annie Golden as Calliope/Aphrodite, Curtis Holbrook as Thalia/Siren/'80s Singer/Cyclops, Patti Murin as Euterpe/Siren/'40s Singer/Thetis, Kenita R. Miller as Erato/Siren/'40s Singer/Hera, Alix Korey as Melpomene/Medusa, Julius Thomas III as Terpsicore/Siren/Tubes Singer/Hermes/Centaur, Brett Stang as the Featured Skater and Kip Niven as Danny Maguire/Zeus.
The production will also feature 17 Kansas City teens from 12 area high schools as members of Starlight’s Blue Star All-Star Chorus.
Based on the Universal Pictures film (screenplay by Richard Danus and Marc Rubel), Xanadu features a book by Douglas Carter Beane and music and lyrics by Jeff Lynne and John Farrar.
Tickets are on sale now for $10-$85. Tickets are available online at www.kcstarlight.com, by calling (816) 363-STAR (7827) or at the Starlight box office at 4600 Starlight Road, Kansas City, MO.