SLO Rep brings Roller rink musical, Xanadu, to the stage | Arts | San Luis Obispo

The San Luis Obispo Repertory Theater presents its production of Xanaduwhich premiered in June and is set to run through Sunday, July 3. Based on the cult classic film, Xanadu follows the journey of a Greek muse, Kira, who descends from Mount Olympus to Venice Beach and falls into “forbidden love” with a mortal. The show is set in the 1980s and features a score by Jeff Lynne, Electric Light Orchestra, and John Farrar.

Director Kevin Harris directs this iteration of Xanadu, with musical direction by Alessandra Alcala, choreography by Kelly Fidopiastis, costumes by Jacqueline Heimel and scenography by Dave Linfield. The series cast includes Carley Herlihy as Kira, Cameron James Parker as Sonny, Seth Blackburn as Zeus, Shannon Peters as Medusa, Amanda Thayer as Aphrodite, Lauren Moore as Euterpe, Taylor Hart as Erato, Isaac Capp as Thalia and Ish Petersen as Terpsicore. .

Representations of Xanadu take place from Thursday to Saturday at 7 p.m. and every Saturday and Sunday at 2 p.m. Tickets for the show range from $20 to $40. For more information, call (805) 786-2440 or visit slorep.org. The SLO representative is located at 888 Morro Street, San Luis Obispo. Δ