Young thespians to star in classic movie turned stage musical, Xanadu Junior

'Xanadu Junior' stars young thespians Jessi Hoadley and Caleb Hector

WILMINGTON, N.C. (WECT) - Young thespians will lace up their roller skates to perform in a cult classic film that became a stage musical.

Xanadu Junior opens Friday, March 13 at the 2nd Street Stage at the Hannah Block Historic USO/Community Arts Center.

Friday and Saturday shows are at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday shows are at 3:00 p.m. through March 15.

Additionally, the theatre company announced their Sunday show will be streamed on Thalian Hall’s Facebook page in hopes that the production will reach a wider audience amidst the Coronavirus epidemic.

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Xanadu Jr. is inspired by the Tony Award-nominated Broadway musical and the Universal Pictures cult classic movie that starred Olivia Newton-John and Gene Kelly.

The campy show is filled with popular 80′s hits.

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