Additional star casting has been announced for the highly-anticipated, multi-Tony Award-winning musical Anything Goes, which is set to sail into the Barbican Theatre from 5 June 2021, with tickets on sale now. The production is set to run until August 2021, before it embarks on a UK tour.
Already announced are Emmy and SAG Award-winner Megan Mullally (Will & Grace) as Reno Sweeney and Tony, Olivier and BAFTA Award-winner and West End legend Robert Lindsay as Moonface Martin.
Joining them will be Felicity Kendal, who is best known for BBC sitcom The Good Life, as Evangeline Harcourt and Gary Wilmot (The Prince of Egypt, London Palladium pantomimes, Flowers for Mrs Harris) as Elisha Witney.
Anything Goes arrives as a major new production, featuring a company of over 50 performers, alongside a full-scale orchestra. With music and lyrics by Cole Porter and book by P.G. Wodehouse and Guy Bolton, plus Howard Lindsay and Russel Crouse and a new book by Timothy Crouse and John Weidman, the musical is directed and choreographed by Tony Award-winner Kathleen Marshall.
When the S.S. American heads out to sea, etiquette and convention head out the portholes as two unlikely pairs set off on the course to true love. Expect a crew of singing sailors, a comical disguise and some good old-fashioned blackmail in this hilarious musical romp across the Atlantic that features a collection of some of theatre’s most memorable songs, including “I Get A Kick Out of You”, “Anything Goes”, “You’re the Top” and “Blow, Gabriel, Blow”. Prepare to be utterly blown away!
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