The national tour of Roundabout Theatre Company's ANYTHING GOES, the new Broadway revival of Cole Porter's timeless classic musical theatre masterpiece, will make its Memphis premiere tonight, February 26th-March 3rd at The Orpheum Theatre as part of the 2012-2013 Broadway Series.
Tickets are on sale now and available for purchase online at the official Orpheum Theatre website at www.orpheum-memphis.com, The Orpheum Box Office (901-525-3000), the ticket counter at The Booksellers at Laurelwood and all Ticketmaster centers (901-743-ARTS).
Winner of the 2011 Tony Award for Best Revival of a Musical, Roundabout Theatre Company's ANYTHING GOES continues on Broadway under the direction of Kathleen Marshall, who won the 2011 Tony Award for Best Choreography, at the Stephen Sondheim Theatre following an opening in the spring of 2011.
Rachel York will star as Reno Sweeney and Fred Applegate will star as Moonface Martin. The principal cast also includes Erich Bergen as Billy Crocker, Jeff Brooks as Purser, Joyce Chittick as Erma, Alex Finke as Hope Harcourt, Dennis Kelly as Elisha Whitney, Vincent Rodriguez III as Luke, Marcus Shane as John, Sandra Shipley as Mrs. Evangeline Harcourt, Edward Staudenmayer as Sir Evelyn Oakleigh, and Chuck Wagner as Captain.
The ensemble includes Jeremy Benton, Jacqueline Burtney, Jan Leigh Herndon, Kristie Kerwin, Gary Lindemann, Dionna Thomas Littleton, Michael Milton, Ashley Peacock, Bobby Pestka, Courtney Rottenberger, Vanessa Sonon, Ryan Steer, Kristopher Thompson-Bolden, Aaron Umsted, Mackenzie Warren, Sean Watkins, Audrey Cardwell, Alexandra Matteo, Sean McKnight, and Tony Neidenbach.
Roundabout Theatre Company's ANYTHING GOES features music and lyrics by Cole Porter; original book by P.G. G. Wodehouse & Guy Bolton and Howard Lindsay & Russel Crouse; and new book by Timothy Crouse and John Weidman. The creative team includes music direction by Jay Alger with additional orchestrations by Bill Elliot, original scenic design by Derek McLane, costumes by Martin Pakledinaz, lighting design by Howell Binkley and sound design by Brian Ronan.