[Contest] Xanadu The Musical – Life in the ’80s Photo Contest

Contest Duration: August 26, Thursday, 12.00am to September 1, Wednesday, 11.59pm


Congratulations to Dyza Portugal for the winning Portugal Twins photo!

Do you remember life in the ’80s? Upload your best ’80s photo and win two (2) Upper loge tickets to the opening night of Xanadu The Musical on September 4, Saturday!

About Xanadu the Musical

Here is the trailer of the original ’80s movie – Xanadu.

The Story of Xanadu the Musical (source: Wikipedia)

Xanadu is a musical comedy with a book by Douglas Carter Beane, music and lyrics by Jeff Lynne and John Farrar, based on the 1980 cult classic film of the same name which was, in turn, inspired by the 1947 Rita Hayworth film Down to Earth. The title is a reference to the poem, Kubla Khan, or A Vision in a Dream. A Fragment, by Samuel Taylor Coleridge. Xanadu is the name of the Chinese province where Kubla establishes his pleasure garden in the poem.

The story of the musical focuses on a Greek muse, Clio, who descends from Mt. Olympus to Venice Beach, California in 1980 on a quest to inspire a struggling artist, Sonny, to achieve the greatest creation of his life – a roller disco. But, when Clio, disguised as an Australian roller girl named Kira, falls into forbidden love with the mortal Sonny, her jealous sisters take advantage of the situation, and Clio risks eternal banishment to the underworld.

The musical opened on Broadway in 2007 and ran for over 500 performances. It earned an Outer Critics Circle Award for Best Musical and a Drama Desk Award for Best Book.


Xanadu The Musical Awesome Manila Cast

Rachel Alejandro as Kira/Clio (We loved her in Avenue Q, and I’m sure we will love her in Xanadu.)
Felix Rivera as Sonny Malone (We loved his past performances in Spelling Bee, Avenue Q and Legally Blonde.)
Noel Trinidad as Danny Maguire (’80s ang dating 🙂 )

Buy your Xanadu Tickets Now!

Xanadu The Musical – OAP Show
September 4, 2010, 8pm, Saturday
Venue: Carlos P. Romulo Auditorium, RCBC Plaza
Check out the Seat Plan

Ticket Prices
Orchestra Center – P1,500
Orchestra Side – P1,300
Center Loge – P1,100
Upper Loge – P800
Balcony – P700
Stage – P400

Xanadu runs from Sept. 3 to 19 only.


How to Join Xanadu – Life in the ’80s Photo Contest

It is easy to join this photo contest with 3 easy steps:
1. Sign in to your OVI account (or Create an OVI account). I used OVI for the photo slideshow above.
2. Upload a photo that best describes your life in the ’80s in my shared OVI Photo album: Life in the ’80s
3. For every photo entry, you should have your name, email and a short description of your life in the ’80s.

– Your ’80s photo needs to be scanned and uploaded.
– The contest is open to all OAP readers, but the prize can only be claimed in Manila.
– I will announce the winner on September 2, Thursday.

The best Life in the ’80s photo will win two tickets (MD1 and MD2 Upper Loge) to the opening night of Xanadu on September 4, Saturday, 8pm!

Life in the 80’s contest! Congratulations to:

Portugal Twins

Portugal Twins:)
***Dyza Portugal
***It was July 6, 1985 when my twin sister Dyra and I were born. I’m not sure if this picture was taken in 1985 or early 1986. I can’t remember anything (of course), but my life back then was growing up with that one person who I can literally and figuratively call “my other half”. My parents and the whole family keep on telling us stories (up to this very day) on how we put a smile on their faces from the moment we were born. Life was very simple then. What makes 80’s special? It was the time when we were born and up to this very moment, Dyra and I are still together…living happily:)

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Disclosure: We are marketing partners with the Sept. 4 showbuyers.

P.S. This will be my last post for the week. I’ll be resting until the weekend because my boys and I got sick. 🙁


4 thoughts on “[Contest] Xanadu The Musical – Life in the ’80s Photo Contest

  1. Wow!:) I was surprised to see your email!:) Thanks Anton:) Oh by the way, how am I supposed to claim the tickets?:)

  2. Hi Dyza,
    Congratulations! I have always wondered how it feels like to have a twin. 🙂
    I hope you’re ready to rock and roll(erskate) tomorrow. You can claim your tickets right before the show tomorrow. Our team will be in RCBC at 7:20PM to distribute tickets.
    You can contact me at 09175075386 for other inquiries.

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