* World Premiere

Anything Goes (1978)
Remember “l Get A Kick Out of You,” “Let’s Misbehave,” “lt’s Delovely,” “You’re the Top”? This 1934 musical comedy Combines; all those favorites plus ten more of Cole Porter’s hits in one of the funniest shipboard romances ever to hit the American stage. Sailing aboard a luxury ship bound for England are a handful of silly, love-struck characters who get in and out of each others’ ways, complicating each others’ lives and uncomplicating them in the end. Passengers include Reno Sweeney (the part that made Ethel Merman famous); her friend Billy Crocker, a stowaway on board to be near young and rich and beautiful Hope Harcourt; Moon-Face Martin, Public Enemy #13; Mrs. Harcourt and Sir Evelyn Oakleigh. lt’s a funny look at 1934 morals and mores. This musical blockbuster with a cast of more than 20 will leave your belly laughing and your feet tapping.
About the Play
Written By: Guy Bolton - Book
Russel Crouse - Book
Howard Lindsay - Book
Cole Porter - Music and Lyrics
P.G. Wodehouse - Book
On Broadway: IBDB Details
On the Screen: IMDB Details
Wikipedia: Read Wikipedia Article
About the Production
Run Dates: 9/23/1978 - 10/21/1978
Program: Program (.pdf)
Venue: Queen Anne
Directed By: Judith Haskell
Cast: Adrienne Angel - Reno Sweeney
Ken Branch - Cameraman; Sailor; Ling
Dale Christopher - Steward; Purser
Elizabeth Cole - Mrs. Hartcourt
Adrienne Dussault - Hope Hartcourt
Douglas Easley - Sir Evelyn
Robert Loper - Whitney
Diane Maggio - Virtue
Terri McRay - Bonnie
Nancy Miller - Purity; Girl
James W. Monitor - Moonface
Jeffrey L. Prather - Captain; Bishop
Janine Sawyer - Chastity
Leo Schmidt - Ching; Sailor
Kura D. Shepard - Charity
Thomas Spickard - Reporter; Sailor
Kelly Walters - Billy Crocker
Music: Donald Chan - Piano
Tom Collier - Percussion
Stan Keen - Piano
Behind the Scenes: Gregory A. Falls - Artistic Director
Judith Haskell - Choreographer
Stan Keen - Music Director
Eileen MacRae Murphy - Stage Manager
Phil Schermer - Lighting Designer; Technical Director
Shelley Henze Schermer - Property Designer
Jerry Williams - Costume Designer; Scenic Designer
Andrew M. Witt - General Manager