Ms. Newton-John was remembered for the film version of Xanadu, but there was a Broadway version as well, at the Helen Hayes, with Kerry Butler and Cheyenne Jackson. I saw that production on a visit to New York and sat in the onstage section. Despite an extension, it was a tough haul for the cast to roller blade/skate on that tiny stage.
Director Christopher Ashley brought the tour to La Jolla Playhouse to try out before opening up the road in Orange County - and I saw it again!
Sweet memories of both the film and the broadway version,