Anything Goes poster ANYTHING GOES - April 1992

Sailing on the S.S. American are a gangster on the run posing as a minister, a former evangelist who is a nightclub singer, travelling with her are four tap-dancing "Angels", a society miss who is engaged to an English gentleman (also on the ship), and her ex-boyfriend that stows away on the boat to try to win her back. A series of comical mistaken identities ensues as the passengers and crew sing and dance their way across the Atlantic.

Music and lyrics by Cole Porter. Book by Guy Bolton and P.G.Wodehouse.

Anything Goes opened on Broadway on November 21, 1934 and turned out to be the fourth longest running musical of the 1930s.

The original film in 1936 starred Ethel Merman and Bing Crosby.

Reno Sweeney Anne Allen
Hope Harcourt Mary-Rose Austin
Bonnie Sara Ostermeyer
Mrs Harcourt Carole Gennings
Billy Crocker Alan Jenkins
Sir Evelyn Oakleigh Guy Smither
Moonface Martin Tony Doye
Sailor Boys Ray Bill, Tony Bryant, Tony Collins, Dave Harkness, Peter McCrohon, Geoff Parrish, Steve Reading, Barry Tester, Steve Williams
Dancers Rachel Bundy, Laura Doye, Kate Langrish, Julie Williams
Gentlemen Passengers Brian Bayford, Ray Gibson, Brian Stenning, Jeff Stanbridge, John Waldron
Lady Passengers Sonia Atkinson, Joan Budd, Jayne Bushnell, Nikki Hayden, Yvonne Jenkins, Louise Jones, Sarah Sheriff, Sandra Tucker
Producer & Choreographer Audrey Pring
Musical Director Alan Pring
Official Accompanist Jean Porter
Stage Manager Colin D Justice
Assistant Stage Managers Frank Watson & Lee Stoddart
Stage Crew George Hyde, Ron Lewis, David Ferguson, Marc Scott
Fly Crew Tony Elsdon, John Dunston, Kate Evans
Sound Peter Mitchell
Lighting Design Colin Justice & Theresa Pratt
Property Mistress Sarah Cordell
Property Assistants Andrew Oakley, Julia Peters, Hayley Day, Angela Fishlock
Wardrobe Co-ordinator Betty Smith
Wardrobe Assistant June Jones
Wigs and Make-up Sheila Justice
Publicity Catharine Ferguson, Hayley Smither
Front of House Photographs Ivan Saunders
Programme Design & Production Catharine Ferguson, Clare Wallace
Ticket Controller Anita Waterhouse
Ticket Assistant Pat Wallace
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