Anything Goes at Drury Lane extends to 29 May 2004

Anything Goes at Drury Lane extends to 29 May 2004

The musical Anything Goes, has been extended by another month to 29 May 2004 at the Theatre Royal Drury Lane.

The show, which won the 2003 Laurence Olivier Award for 'Outstanding Musical Production', had a sell-out season at the National from December 02 to March 03 and received superb notices from the popular press. It transferred to the Drury Lane theatre in September 03.

It is directed by Trevor Nunn, designed by John Gunter, costumes by Anthony Powell, lighting by David Hersey and choreography by Stephen Mear.

The 45-strong company is headed by Sally Ann Triplett (Reno Sweeney) and John Barrowman (Billy Crocker). The cast also includes Simon Day (Lord Evelyn Oakley), David Delve (Ship's Purser), Paul Grunert (Ship's Captain), Martin Marquez (Moonface Martin), Annette McLaughlin (Erma), Barry Ingham (Elisha Whitney), Mary Stockley (Hope Harcourt) and Susan Tracy (Evangeline).

Among the passengers heading for England on the luxury liner S.S. American are Reno Sweeney, a sometime celebrity evangelist turned nightclub entertainer and Lord Oakleigh, a wealthy English aristocrat, accompanied by his debutante fianc‚e, Hope Harcourt, her protective mother and Wall Street millionaire, Eli Whitney. Less legally on board are the stowaway Billy Crocker, desperately pursuing Hope, and Moonface Martin, Public Enemy Number Thirteen, desperately seeking the kind of notoriety enjoyed by Snake Eyes Johnson, who the F.B.I. believe to be making the trip in disguise.

Songs includes I' Get A Kick Out of You', 'You're the Top', 'It's De-Lovely', 'Blow Gabriel Blow', 'You'd Be So Easy to Love', 'All Through the Night' and 'Anything Goes'.

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