Anything Goes


ANYTHING GOES

Category: Musical, Comedy, Revival, Broadway
Number of Performances: 521
Number of Previews: 32
First Preview : Mar 10, 2011
Opening Night : Apr 7, 2011
Closing Night : Jul 8, 2012
Opening Night Cast
Sutton Foster (Reno Sweeney)
Joel Grey (Moonface Martin aka Reverend Dr. Moon aka Public Enemy #13)
Andrew Cao (Luke)
Walter Charles (Captain)
Robert Creighton (Purser)
Colin Donnell (Billy Crocker)
Adam Godley (Lord Evelyn Oakleigh)
Raymond J. Lee (John)
John McMartin (Elisha J. Whitney)
Laura Osnes (Hope Harcourt)
Jessica Stone (Erma)
Jessica Walter (Mrs. Evangeline Harcourt)


MUSICAL-COMEDY JOY! -New York Times

OVERVIEW

Anything Goes asks its audience to get aboard for this saucy and splendid new production of one of the greatest musicals in Broadway history. Winner of three 2011 Tony Awards including Best Musical Revival, Cole Porter’s classic stars Stephanie J. Block (Wicked) and Tony Award and Academy Award winner Joel Grey (Cabaret, Wicked), and is directed and choreographed by Kathleen Marshall (Grease), who won the 2011 Tony Award for Best Choreography.

As the S.S. American heads out to sea, two unlikely pairs set off on the course to true love aboard a hilarious ship filled with a crew of singing and dancing sailors, exotic disguises, some good old-fashioned blackmail and one of musical theatre’s most memorable scores, featuring such classics as “I Get a Kick Out of You,” “It’s De-lovely,” and of course, “Anything Goes.”


“SO DELIGHTFUL, SO DE-LOVELY.
IT’S THE TOP!”–AP

REVIEWS & AWARDS

PRODUCTION REVIEWS

MUSICAL-COMEDY JOY! KATHLEEN MARSHALL’S ZESTY production has the EFFERVESCENCE OF A FRESHLY POURED GIN FIZZ, with KNOCKOUT numbers, WHITE-HOT dancing and a DELUXE CANDY BOX OF SONGS.”

–The New York Times

JOEL GREY IS AMAZING!

WOR Radio

“SO DELIGHTFUL, SO DE-LOVELY. IT’S THE TOP!”

–AP

“I CAN’T IMAGINE THERE’S A BETTER SHOW IN NEW YORK!”

–Vanity Fair

AWARDS

2011 Tony Award®

  • Best Revival of a Musical
  • Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role
  • Best Choreography
  • 2011 Drama Desk Award®

  • Outstanding Revival of a Musical
  • Outstanding Actress
  • Outstanding Choreography
  • Outstanding Sound Design
  • Outsanding Set Design
  • CREDITS

    Opening Night Production Credits

    Theatre Owned / Operated by Roundabout Theatre Company (Todd Haimes: Artistic Director; Harold Wolpert: Managing Director; Julia C. Levy: Executive Director; Gene Feist: Founding Director)

    Produced by Roundabout Theatre Company (Todd Haimes: Artistic Director; Harold Wolpert: Managing Director; Julia C. Levy: Executive Director; Gene Feist: Founding Director)

    Music by Cole Porter; Lyrics by Cole Porter; Original book by P. G. Wodehouse, Guy Bolton, Howard Lindsay and Russell Crouse; Revised book by Timothy Crouse and John Weidman; Original orchestrations by Michael Gibson; Additional orchestrations by Bill Elliott; Vocal arrangements by Rob Fisher; Dance arrangements by David Chase; Musical Director: James Lowe

    Directed by Kathleen Marshall; Choreographed by Kathleen Marshall; Associate Director: Marc Bruni; Associate Choreographer: Vince Pesce

    Scenic Design by Derek McLane; Costume Design by Martin Pakledinaz; Lighting Design by Peter Kaczorowski; Sound Design by Brian Ronan; Hair and Wig Design by Paul Huntley; Make-Up Design by Angelina Avallone; Associate Costume Design: Sara Jean Tosetti; Associate Lighting Design: Paul Toben; Associate Hair and Wig Design: Giovanna Calabretta

    Executive Producer: Sydney Beers; Company Manager: Doug Gaeta

    Production Stage Manager: Peter Hanson; Stage Manager: Jon Krause; Technical Supervisor: Steve Beers

    Musical Supervisor: Rob Fisher; Conducted by James Lowe; Associate Conductor: David Gursky; Musical Coordinator: Seymour "Red" Press; Reeds: James Ercole, Ronald Jannelli, Ralph Olsen and David Young; Trumpets: Earl Gardner, Ken Rampton and Stu Satalof; Trombone: Larry Ferrell, Robert Fornier and Wayne Goodman; Piano: David Gursky; Bass: Jeffrey Carney; Drums: John Redsecker; Percussion: Bill Hayes; Guitar: Eric B. Davis; Music Preparation: Emily Grishman Music Preparation-Katharine Edmonds/Emily Grishman

    Roundabout Associate Artistic Director: Scott Ellis; Dance Captain: Jennifer Savelli; General Press Representative: Boneau / Bryan-Brown; Advertising: SPOTCo, Inc.; Casting: Jim Carnahan and Stephen Kopel; Roundabout Director of Marketing and Sales Promotion: David B. Steffen; Roundabout Director of Development: Lynne Gugenheim Gregory; Photographer: Joan Marcus

    Opening Night Cast

    Sutton Foster (Reno Sweeney)
    Joel Grey (Moonface Martin aka Reverend Dr. Moon aka Public Enemy #13)
    Andrew Cao (Luke)
    Walter Charles (Captain)
    Robert Creighton (Purser)
    Colin Donnell (Billy Crocker)
    Adam Godley (Lord Evelyn Oakleigh)
    Raymond J. Lee (John)
    John McMartin (Elisha J. Whitney)
    Laura Osnes (Hope Harcourt)
    Jessica Stone (Erma)
    Jessica Walter (Mrs. Evangeline Harcourt)
    Clyde Alves (Crew, Photographer, Ship’s Passenger)
    Ward Billeisen (Crew, Ship’s Passenger, Quartet Member)
    Joyce Chittick (Virtue)
    Nikki Renée Daniels (Ship’s Passenger)
    Daniel J. Edwards (Crew, Quartet Member, Ship’s Passenger)
    Kimberly Fauré (Chastity)
    Josh Franklin (Crew, Ship’s Passenger, Quartet Member, Fred)
    Tari Kelly (Ship’s Passenger)
    Shina Ann (Morris Purity)
    Linda Mugleston (Old Lady in a Wheelchair, Ship’s Passenger)
    Kevin Munhall (Crew, Ship’s Passenger, FBI Agent)
    Adam Perry (Crew, FBI Agent, Ship’s Passenger)
    William Ryall (Crew, Quartet Member, Ship’s Passenger, Henry T. Dobson)
    Jennifer Savelli (Charity)
    Anthony Wayne (Crew, Reporter, Ship’s Passenger)
    Kristen Beth Williams (Ship’s Passenger)

    Swings: Margot de la Barre and Justin Greer

    Understudies: Clyde Alves (Purser), Joyce Chittick (Erma), Robert Creighton (Moonface Martin), Nikki Renée Daniels (Hope Harcourt), Daniel J. Edwards (John, Luke), Josh Franklin (Billy Crocker, Lord Evelyn Oakleigh), Tari Kelly (Reno Sweeney), Linda Mugleston (Mrs. Evangeline Harcourt) and William Ryall (Captain, Elisha J. Whitney)

    BROADWAY REVIEWS

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