‘Anything Goes’ extends London run at Barbican

Kerry Ellis will play Reno Sweeney.

Sophie Thomas
Sophie Thomas

Before the show opens this summer, Anything Goes has extended its West End booking period. Anything Goes brings forward its first performance date from 15 July to 25 June. Anything Goes is at the Barbican from 25 June to 3 September, and Anything Goes tickets are on sale now.

Anything Goes is currently nominated for nine Olivier Awards, including Best Musical Revival. Olivier-nominated actor Carly Mercedes Dyer will reprise the role of Erma. Find out more about Anything Goes at the Olivier Awards.

Kerry Ellis will play Reno Sweeney in Anything Goes, joined by Denis Lawson as Moonface Martin, Bonnie Langford as Evangeline Harcourt and Simon Callow as Elisha Whitney. Samuel Edwards will reprise the role of Billy Crocker, joined by Nicole-Lily Baisden as Hope Harcourt and Haydn Oakley as Lord Evelyn Oakleigh.

The Anything Goes cast is completed by Carl Au as Luke, Trev Neo as John, Clive Hayward as Ship's Captain, Cornelius Clarke as Ship's Purser, Josh Barnett, George Beet, Jessica Buckby, Gabrielle Cocca, Natalie Chua, Eamonn Cox, Jacob Fisher, Selina Hamilton, Maddie Harper, Eu Jin Hwang, David Kar-Hing Lee, Billie-Kay, Sammy Kelly, Anna McGarahan, Perry O'Dea, Emily Ormiston, Tom Partridge, Christopher Short, Jack Wilcox and Alexandra Wright.

Set on a cruiseliner travelling from New York to London, Anything Goes follows the passengers as they find love, have their identities mistaken and get up to plenty of mischief. Anything Goes features songs by Cole Porter including "Friendship," "You're The Top," and "I Get A Kick Out of You."

The Anything Goes creative team includes direction and choreography by Kathleen Marshall, scenic design by Derek McLane, costume design by Jon Morrell, lighting design by Hugh Vanstone and sound design by Jonathan Deans.

Anything Goes is at the Barbican.

Anything Goes tickets are on sale now.

Photo credit: Nicole-Lily Baisden in Anything Goes (Photo courtesy of production)

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