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Bishop Noll’s spring musical brings ‘totally tubular’ 80s story to stage

Xanadu takes the stage on May 13, 14, and 15

Information provided by Bishop Noll Institute

HAMMOND, Ind. (May 8, 2022) – Take a trip to the early 1980s and the roller disco era in Bishop Noll Institute’s spring musical Xanadu.

Xanadu is a musical comedy that follows the journey of a magical and wacky Greek muse, Kira, who descends from the heavens of Mount Olympus to Venice Beach, California, in 1980 on a quest to inspire a struggling artist, Sonny, to achieve the greatest artistic creation of all time – the first roller disco. But, when Kira falls into forbidden love with the mortal Sonny, her jealous sisters take advantage of the situation, and chaos abounds. A comedy full of 80s classics with a bit of a twist, this is a parody of a beloved cult classic movie.


The show stars Hailey Wojtaszek as Kira/Clio, Jackson Montgomery as Sonny Malone, Gerardo Garcia as Danny Maguire, Indigo Moore as Melpomene, Abigail Wojtaszek as Calliope. The cast also includes Taylor Adams, Maisie Wragg, Amy Ledezma, Ayanna Wash, Nestor Soto, Emily Lynch, Iris Romero, Katie Seleb, Antione Lewis, Kiera Quinlan, Sophia Mendez and Adrianna Alvaraez.

Ensemble includes Lizbeth Gonzalez, Mathieu Jadrych, Lacey Stanford, Painalli Patino, Joaquin Martinez, Ceaira Robinson, Jara Zamora, Omar Lopez, Jayla Lee, Haley Duckett, Adrianna Torres-Cruz, Dianna Torres-Cruz, Cara Van Til.

Cast members hail from Calumet City, Chicago, Gary, Glenwood, Hammond, Lansing, Merrillville, St. John, South Holland, and Whiting.

Showtimes and dates

Showtimes are 7:30 p.m. May 13, 14, and 15. Tickets are $5 for students and $8 for adults. They will be sold at the door. Theater-goers should enter through Door C.

Bishop Noll Institute is located at 1519 Hoffman Street, Hammond, Indiana.

Bishop Noll Institute
Bishop Noll Institute
Bishop Noll Institute has been providing students a college preparatory experience grounded in Catholic values since 1921. Based in Hammond, Indiana, the high school serves families throughout northwest Indiana and northeast Illinois.