'Xanadu' brings roll to rock at Hale Center Theater Orem
|Photo by Pete Widtfeldt, courtesy of HCTO|
The story first came as a 1980 movie, and it was a huge flop. But the Broadway version 27 years later was successful because it kept the music and made fun of the rest of the movie.
The people I interviewed from the Hale Center Theater Orem were great and loved talking about this musical and how weird and wonderful it is.
American Fork Symphony performing theme from 'Far and Away'
(This one doesn't seem to be online yet. I'll post the link when it's available.)
This one was kind of hard, because I didn't have much to go on. The American Fork Symphony was doing a concert ... and that was about it. But I'm surprised by what I was able to pull together.
Sound Hot Ticket: Dream for 'Requiem'
Perfect Date: When the curtain falls
Sound Briefs: Opera mix tape
Arts Briefs: Dance and shout, the Cougarettes are out
For next week, I'm doing an article on another Broadway hit. "Rock of Ages" is coming to Utah. Should be interesting.
*Hey, does anyone get the title of this blog post? If you do, then you win for being cool and knowing classic movies (hint, hint).