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Often ridiculed as a weird 1980 cult film musical that incorporates Greek mythology amid a roller disco, Xanadu has since gained some redemption in a critically acclaimed 2007 Broadway musical adaptation. Out playwright Douglas Carter Beane found a wry way for Xanadu as a stage musical to lovingly mock its source material while also allowing the pop hits that Olivia Newton-John and the Electric Light Orchestra originally popularized to sparkle anew. Xanadu continues through Sunday, Oct. 28, at Drury Lane Theatre, 100 Drury Lane, Oakbrook Terrace. Performances are 1:30 p.m. Wednesdays, 1:30 and 8 p.m. Thursdays, 8:30 p.m. Fridays, 5 and 8:30 p.m. Saturdays, and 2 and 6 p.m. Sundays. Tickets are $35-$46, with dinner-theater packages ranging from $49.75 to $68. Call 630-530-0111 or visit www.drurylaneoakbrook.com for more information. Photo by Brett Beiner
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