It’s been confirmed that a new bio-musical about the rise to fame of the Bee Gees is in the works, and could be eyeing a place in the West End.
Universal Theatrical Group is the team behind...
Anything Goes transfers to Drury Lane 26 Sep 03
Booking is now open!!
Directed by Trevor Nunn, Sally Ann Triplett (Reno Sweeney), John Barrowman (Billy Crocker) both return to the show. The rest of the cast to be confirmed!!
The show had a sell-out season at the National from December 02 to March 03 and recived superb notices from the popular press: THE INDEPENDENT says, "Nunn's production is de-licious, de-lightful, de-lovely – and de-finitive." THE EVENING STANDARD says, "Sparkling wit on an ocean of champagne." DAILY TELEGRAPH says, "The show's the top, it's the Trevor Nunn, it's the top, it's tremendous fun."THE GUARDIAN says, "Enjoyable show."
The musical has music and lyrics by Cole Porter, original book by PG Wodehouse & Guy Bolton and Howard Lindsay & Russel Crouse, new book by Timothy Crouse & John Weidman.
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' a'Anything Goes'.