(1980, Rated PG)
Leg warmers, neon, roller skates...Dress in your favorite 80s garb for the costume contest, review your best mixtape lyrics and bone up on your 80s film trivia for a chance to win some themed prizes, including roller skating passes from Castle Skateland!
We've got plenty of fun in store on Sunday, September 25th, so join us for the Xanadu Xtravaganza, only at the Mariemont Theatre!
In Los Angeles, artist Sonny Malone (Michael Beck) reluctantly returns to his job at Airflow Records--doing poster-sized exact-as-possible renderings of album covers for on-site promotions--as he could not make a living as a freelance artist, where he could truly use his artistic vision. On his first day back at Airflow, he gets sidetracked by thoughts of a young woman who literally rollerskates into him. He's unaware that their initial encounter and subsequent encounters are not accident: she is Kira (Olivia Newton-John), a muse who was awakened by his lamentations about his art and sent to help him achieve his artistic vision. Later that day he meets aging Danny McGuire (Gene Kelly, in his final film role), a former big-band musician turned construction-company owner who wants to return to his roots by owning a live music venue. This meeting too is no accident; Sonny soon discovers that Kira was part of Danny's past. Sonny and Danny achieving their dreams is threatened by Kira knowingly breaking the rules.