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Anything Goes   

 
Alvin Theatre , (11/21/1934 - circa. 9/23/1935)
46th Street Theatre , (9/30/1935 - 11/16/1935)
First Preview: Total Previews:
Opening Date:Nov 21, 1934   
Closing Date:Nov 16, 1935 Total Performances:420

Category: Musical, Comedy, Original, Broadway
Description: A musical in two acts
Setting: Various locations on an Ocean Liner.


Production Staff
Theatre Owned / Operated by Alvin Theatre Corporation (James O'Day and A.H. Pincus, Directors)
Produced by Vinton Freedley
Music by Cole Porter; Lyrics by Cole Porter; Book by Guy Bolton and P. G. Wodehouse; Book revised by Howard Lindsay and Russel Crouse; Music arranged by Russell Bennett and Hans Spialek; Choral arrangements by Ray Johnson
Staged by Howard Lindsay; Dances and ensembles by Robert Alton
Scenic Design by Donald Oenslager; Gowns by Jenkins
General Manager: Louis Loewenstein
Technical Director: Isaac Benesch; Stage Director: Harry Howell; Stage Manager: Irvin Pincus
Press Representative: Karl N. Bernstein
Cast
William Gaxton Billy Crocker
Ethel Merman Reno Sweeney
Victor Moore Moonface Martin
aka Reverend Dr. Moon aka Public Enemy #13
Bettina Hall Hope Harcourt
May Abbey Mrs. Wentworth
Kay Adams Passenger
Leslie Barrie Lord Evelyn Oakleigh
William Barry Ship's Drunk
Ruth Bond Reno's Angel
Chet Bree First Cameraman
Member of the Ritz Quartette
Norma Butler Reno's Angel
Billy Curtis Little Boy
Edward Delbridge Reporter # 1
Member of the Ritz Quartette
Lola Dexter Passenger
Vera Dunn Bonnie Letour
Florence Earle Mrs. Frick
Enez Early Reno's Angel
Maurice Elliott Mr. Swift
Neal Evans Second Cameraman
Member of the Ritz Quartette
Paul Everton Elisha J. Whitney
Charlie Fang Ling
Marjorie Fisher Reno's Angel
Helen Folsom Passenger
Stuart Fraser Member of the Alvin Quartette
David Glidden Member of the Alvin Quartette
Ruth Gomley Reno's Angel
Irene Hamlin Reno's Angel
Maurine Holmes Passenger
Ray Johnson Member of the Foursome
Renee Johnson Reno's Angel
Evelyn Kelly Passenger
Irene Kelly Reno's Angel
John C. King Captain
Leoda Knapp Reno's Angel
George E. Mack Bartender
Doris Maye Reno's Angel
Richard Nealy Member of the Alvin Quartette
Marquita Nicholai Passenger
Lillian Ostrom Reno's Angel
Jackie Paige Reno's Angel
Mary Philips Reno's Angel
Irvin Pincus Bell Boy
Del Porter Member of the Foursome
Helen Raymond Mrs. Wadsworth T. Harcourt
Houston Richards Chief Officer
Pacie Ripple Bishop Dodson
Cornelia Rogers Reno's Angel
Ruth Shaw Reno's Angel
Eleanore Sheridan Reno's Angel
Marshall Smith Member of the Foursome
Dwight Snyder Member of the Foursome
Ethel Sommerville Passenger
William Stamm Steward
Member of the Ritz Quartette
Frances Stewart Reno's Angel
Drucilla Strain Snooks
The Stylists Ship's Orchestra
Vivian Vance Babe
Val Vestoff Assistant Purser
Finette Walker Passenger
John Walsh G-Man # 2
Member of the Alvin Quartette
Richard Wang Ching
Harry Wilson G-Man # 1
music by Cole Porter; lyrics by Cole Porter
ACT 1Sung By
I Get a Kick Out of You Reno Sweeney and Billy Crocker
Bon Voyage Ensemble
All Through the Night Hope Harcourt and Billy Crocker
Sailors' Chantey The Foursome
Where Are the Men? Bonnie Letour, Chief Officer and Girls
You're the Top Reno Sweeney and Billy Crocker
Anything Goes Reno Sweeney, The Foursome and Ensemble
ACT 2Sung By
Public Enemy #1 Passengers
Blow, Gabriel, Blow Reno Sweeney and Ensemble
Be Like the Bluebird Moonface Martin (aka Reverend Dr. Moon aka Public Enemy #13)
All Through the Night (Reprise)Hope Harcourt and Billy Crocker
Buddie, Beware Reno Sweeney
The Gypsy in Me Hope Harcourt and Girls