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Olivia Newton-John Returns to the Stage After Second Battle With Breast Cancer

by VVN Music

Olivia Newton-John returned to the stage on Thursday night (August 24) in Evansville, IN, her first since April 14 when she revealed that her breast cancer had returned.

Newton-John first battled the disease in 1992 and had been cancer free for 25 years before her latest diagnosis which included the news that the disease had also metastasized to her lower back.  So far, there is no word on whether the cancer has been beaten again or not.

Olivia wrote on her Facebook earlier today (August 28):

After postponing my shows since May because of my breast cancer recurrence, singing in concert for the last 4 nights was very special to me. I feel great! I have been on a healing journey of many different kinds of therapies for which I am very grateful and I look forward to sharing them with the world at a later date. Thank you to the wonderful audiences who came to my concerts and showed their love - I appreciate you so much. Love and light, Olivia

Newton-John currently has thirteen more dates on her schedule through early December.

Set List - Olivia Newton-John @ Victory Theater, Evansville, IN, August 24, 2017

Main Set
  • Magic (from the soundtrack of Xanadu, 1980)
  • Xanadu (from the soundtrack of Xanadu, 1980)
  • Suddenly (from the soundtrack of Xanadu, 1980)
  • Deeper Than the Night (from Totally Hot, 1978)
  • Please Mr. Please (from Have You Never Been Mellow, 1975)
  • Take Me Home, Country Roads (from Let Me Be There, 1973)
  • Let Me Be There (from Let Me Be There, 1973)
  • Physical (from Physical, 1981)
  • The Promise (The Dolphin Song) (from Physical, 1981)
  • Don't Cut Me Down (from Gaia: One Woman's Journey, 1994)
  • Live On (from Liv On, 2016)
  • Not Gonna Give In To It (from Gaia: One Woman's Journey, 1994)
  • You're the One That I Want (from the soundtrack of Grease, 1978)
  • Hopelessly Devoted to You (from the soundtrack of Grease, 1978)
  • Summer Nights (from the soundtrack of Grease, 1978)
  • We Go Together (from the soundtrack of Grease, 1978)
  • Grace and Gratitude (from Liv On, 2016)
  • I Honestly Love You (from If You Love Me (Let Me Know), 1974)
  • Over the Rainbow (from Warm and Tender, 1989)