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XANADU SCREENINGS

There have been many screenings of Xanadu in various places over the past several years,
often featuring fun events before, during and after the movie.  Here are the ones we know about:



New World Center's Exostage, Miami Beach, Florida - December 18, 2013


Jefferson Market Library, New York, New York - October 7, 2013


Egyptian Theatre, Hollywood, California - January 26, 2013
Triple feature with Roller Boogie and Skatetown USA.


Enzian Theater, Orlando, Florida - December 11, 2012


Napa Valley Opera House, Napa, California - November 27, 2012


Belcourt Theatre, Nashville, Tennessee - August 17 & 18, 2012


Bryn Mawr Film Institute, Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania - August 10, 2012


Prince Charles Cinema, London, England - August 9, 2012
Sing-along screening.


Castro Theatre, San Francisco, California - August 3, 2012


Film Society of Lincoln Center, New York, New York - July 21, 2012
Part of a film series honoring Gene Kelly.


Grand Theatre, Salt Lake City, Utah - April 18, 2012


Texas Theatre, Oak Cliff, Texas - February 14, 15 & 16, 2012
Special Valentine's Day screening featuring a disco skate party afterwards.


New Beverly Cinema, Los Angeles, California - February 11, 2012
Midnight screening.


New Orleans Worst Film Festival, Deutsches Haus, New Orleans, Louisiana - October 1, 2011
Screened in German!


Pershing Square, Los Angeles, California - September 30, 2011
Free outdoor screening in downtown L.A.


Screenland Crown Center, Kansas City, Missouri - September 2 & 3, 2011
Featuring improv comedians roasting the movie.


Dryden Theatre, Rochester, New York - August 20 & 21, 2011


Ghetto Factory, London, England - August 6, 2011
Shown as part of a skating and dance party with the London Rollergirls.


Canberra International Film Festival, Arc Cinema, Canberra, Australia - August 4, 2011


Discovery Green, Houston, Texas - July 30, 2011


Capitol Hill, Seattle, Washington - July 29, 2011
Outdoor screening.


Billy Wilder Theater, Los Angeles, California - July 27, 2011


Actor's Theatre, Charlotte, North Carolina - July 25, 2011


Plaza Cinema Cafe, Orlando, Florida - March 10, 2011
Featuring the comic commentary of Miss Sammy and Jeff Jones.


Castro Theatre, San Francisco, California - December 11, 2010
Double feature with Cabaret.


Alex Theatre, Glendale, California - October 15, 2010
Unofficial 30th Anniversary screening, featuring special guests Darcel, Sandahl Bergman, and Patricia Kelly, along
with many other dancers from the movie.  Darcel and her dance group the Seasoned Beauties performed before the movie!


Inwood Theater, Dallas, Texas - September 11, 2010


AFI Silver Theatre, Silver Spring, Maryland - August 21, 22 & 25, 2010


92YTribeca, New York, New York - August 20, 2010
Sing-along screening.


Knitting Factory, Brooklyn, New York - August 17, 2010
Narrated by comedy group the Raspberry Brothers.


Art Theatre, Long Beach, California - August 12, 2010
This was a MuVChat screening, where audience members could text comments that would appear onscreen under the movie.


Print Zero Studios, Seattle, Washington - August 8, 2010
Shown in conjunction with an art exhibit on the 30th annniversary of the movie's release.


Bagdad Theater, Portland, Oregon - July 15, 2010
A "sing-out" screening hosted by Fleur de Lethal.


New Orleans Worst Film Festival, Deutsches Haus, New Orleans, Louisiana - June 26, 2010


Chelsea Clearview Cinema, New York, New York - June 10, 2010
Hosted by drag queen Hedda Lettuce.


Jersey Pride Festival, Asbury Lanes, Asbury Park, New Jersey - June 5, 2010
Hosted by drag queen Hedda Lettuce.


Esquire Theatre, Denver, Colorado - June 4 & 5, 2010
Midnight screenings.


Burton Theatre, Detroit, Michigan - May 29, 2010
Double feature with Beyond the Valley of the Dolls.


Central Cinema, Seattle, Washington - May 13, 2010
More sing-along madness from Clinton McClung and the Action Pack,
featuring prop bags and other audience participation goodies.


Birch North Park Theatre, San Diego, California - December 16, 2009
Sing-along screening as part of FilmOut San Diego.


Bagdad Theater, Portland, Oregon - April 18, 2009
Featuring a dance party and costume contest.


Music Box Theatre, Chicago, Illinois - March 20, 2009
Midnight sing-along screening.


Art Theatre, Long Beach, California - January 9, 2009
Midnight screening.


Chelsea Clearview Cinema, New York, New York - December 31, 2008
Hosted by drag queen Hedda Lettuce.


Summer Camp Cinema, Cinema Arts Center, Long Island, New York - October 1, 2008
Sing-along screening hosted by Clinton McClung.


Angel City Drive-In, Los Angeles, California - July 26, 2008
Outdoor screening on the roof of a parking garage.


IFC Center, New York, New York - July 18 & 19, 2008
Midnight sing-along screenings hosted by Clinton McClung,
who produces the Buffy the Vampire Slayer sing-alongs.


New Beverly Cinema, Los Angeles, California - July 13, 14 & 15, 2008
Shown as a double feature with Labyrinth as part of the Mondo Diablo fest, movies that are picked as favorites
by Oscar-winning screenwriter Diablo Cody (Juno).  The movie was introduced by Diablo herself on July 13.


Kansas City Public Library, Kansas City, Missouri - May 16, 2008


Selah, Youngstown, Ohio - February 28, 2008
Charity event for Hospice of the Valley.


Cinema Arts Centre, Long Island, New York - December 29, 2007
Double feature with Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band.


Music Box Theatre, Chicago, Illinois - November 30 & December 1, 2007
Midnight sing-along screenings.


Loft Cinema, Tucson, Arizona - November 17, 2007
Sing-along screening featuring a costume contest and Olivia Newton-John sing-along before the movie.


Vista Theatre, Los Angeles, California - October 26, 2007
Midnight screening.


Warner Grand Theatre, San Pedro, California - October 20, 2007
Sing-along screening featuring a costume contest and live dancers.
Original Xanadu dancer Chester Whitmore made an appearance and danced for the audience!


Cleveland Institute of Art, Cleveland, Ohio - October 19, 2007


Seattle Gay and Lesbian Film Festival, Seattle, Washington - October 13, 2007
Sing-along screening with costume contest and host(ess) Peaches Christ.


Southwest Gay and Lesbian Film Festival, Albuquerque, New Mexico - September 29, 2007
Midnight screening.


Landmark Sunshine Cinema, New York, New York - August 24 & 25, 2007
Midnight screenings.


Orange County Performing Artscenter, Costa Mesa, California - August 20, 2007
A free outdoor screening.


The Cameo Cinema, Edinburgh, Scotland - August 13, 2007
Featuring humorous commentary by Josie Long.


Havana Night Club, Seattle, Washington - August 8, 2007


Landmark's Bridge Theatre, San Francisco, California - July 21, 2007
A sing-along midnight screening featuring a drag queen roller derby (!) and host(ess) Peaches Christ.


Provincetown International Film Festival, Provincetown, Massachusetts - June 17, 2007


Barbican Theatre, London, England - June 12, 2007
Featuring humorous commentary by Trevor Lock.


Studio 35, Columbus, Ohio - June 1 & 2, 2007
Benefit for the Ohio Roller Girls.


Dundee Theatre, Omaha, Nebraska - May 25 & 26, 2007
Midnight screenings.


Bay Theatre, Seal Beach, California - February 25, 26 & 28, 2007


Chelsea Clearview Cinema, New York, New York - January 18, 2007
Featuring drag queen emcee Hedda Lettuce giving out raffle prizes.


Alex Theatre, Glendale, California - October 20, 2006
Sing-along screening featuring a costume contest, live dancers, and a Q & A
session with original Xanadu dancers Miranda Garrison and Shelley Pang.


Laurelhurst Theatre, Portland, Oregon - September 26, 2006


Alamo Drafthouse, Austin, Texas - September 1, 8 & 9, 2006
Featuring comedy group The Sinus Show providing humorous commentary throughout the movie.


Dolores Park, San Francisco, California - August 10, 2006
Shown as part of Dolores Park Movie Night.


Top Down, Hotel Deluxe, Portland, Oregon - August 10, 2006
Held on top of a hotel parking garage.  Featuring live music by Per Se.


Music Box Theatre, Chicago, Illinois - July 21, 22, 28 & 29, 2006
Midnight screenings.


South Lake Union Discovery Center, Seattle, Washington - July 14, 2006


Chelsea Clearview Cinema, New York, New York - June 8, 9 & 10, 2006
Midnight screenings.


Nuart Theatre, Los Angeles, California - May 5, 2006
Midnight screening.


Coolidge Corner Theatre, Brookline, Massachusetts - February 23, 2006
Featuring a rollerskating party before the screening.


Castro Theatre, San Francisco, California - January 27, 2006
Triple feature with Roller Boogie and Skatetown USA.  More info here and here.


Brew and View, Fine Line Music Cafe, Minneapolis, Minnesota - January 20, 2006
ELO tribute band ELnO performed after the movie.


Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Texas - January 14, 2006
Midnight screening.


Alamo Drafthouse, Austin, Texas - December 7, 2005
Featuring comedy group The Sinus Show providing humorous commentary throughout the movie,
and an appearance by the Texas Rollergirls.


25th Anniversary Screening, Alex Theatre, Glendale, California - September 30, 2005
This unofficial 25th anniversary screening featured a costume contest, memorabilia display, and live
dancers during the Dancin' number!  Original Xanadu dancer Tony Selznick made an appearance.


Castro Theatre, San Francisco, California - September 19, 2005
Double feature with The Wiz.


Queens Film Theatre, Belfast, Ireland - August 6, 2005


Belfast Pride Festival, Belfast, Ireland - July 30, 2005


South by Southwest Film Festival, Austin, Texas - March 16 & 18, 2005
Featuring comedy group The Sinus Show providing humorous commentary throughout the movie.  More info here.


Chelsea Clearview Cinema, New York, New York - January 6, 2005


Minneapolis/St. Paul LGBT Film Festival, Minneapolis, Minnesota - November 17, 2004


Rialto Theater, Raleigh, North Carolina - November 13, 2004
Featuring an appearance by the Carolina Rollergirls.


New Beverly Cinema, Los Angeles, California - October 17, 18 & 19, 2004
Double feature with The Apple.


Rolling Roadshow, Austin, Texas - October 9, 2003
Shown on an outdoor screen outside a roller rink, with skating after the movie.  Michael Beck
made an appearance, held a Q & A session, and ROLLERSKATED!!!  More info here and here.


Philadelphia International Gay & Lesbian Film Festival, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania - July 16, 2003
Featuring an appearance by the Peek-A-Boo Revue dancers.


Dinkytowner Cafe, Minneapolis, Minnesota - July 9, 2003


Can't Stop the Musicals Festival, Egyptian Theatre, Hollywood, California - May 24, 2003
Double feature with The Wiz (with Grease playing earlier in the day!).  Featuring a Q & A
session after the movie with cinematographer Victor J. Kemper and Gene Kelly's wife, Patricia.


Leicester Pride Festival, Leicester, England - April 22, 2003


JBL Theater, Seattle, Washington - March 26, 2003


Mary Pickford Theater, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C., February 28, 2003


The Egyptian Theater, Seattle, Washington - August 30 & 31, 2002
Midnight screenings.


Austin Gay & Lesbian International Film Festival, Austin, Texas - August 27, 2002
Featuring comedy group The Sinus Show providing humorous commentary throughout the movie.


Universal CityWalk, Universal City, California - August 8, 2002
This outdoor screening featured live dancers dancing along with a couple of songs on a small stage underneath the screen,
wearing original costumes from the movie!  The girls were dressed as muses and the guys were dressed as Sonny.


alFresco filmFesto, Halifax, Nova Scotia - August 8, 2002


Outfest, Ford Amphitheatre, Los Angeles, California - July 18, 2002
This was a special sing-along screening with over a thousand people attending.


Prince Music Theater, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania - June 29, 2002
Featuring commentary by Chumley and Carlota.


Chicago City Limits, New York, New York - April 11, 12 & 13, 2002
Held at a comedy club, featuring comedy group The Sinus Show providing
humorous commentary throughout the movie.


Alamo Drafthouse, Austin, Texas - June 23, 2001


Alamo Drafthouse, Austin, Texas - April 18, 2001
Featuring comedy group The Sinus Show providing humorous commentary throughout the movie.