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Anything Goes   

Alvin Theatre, (11/21/1934 - circa. 9/23/1935)
46th Street Theatre, (9/30/1935 - 11/16/1935)
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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
William Gaxton
Billy Crocker
Ethel Merman
Reno Sweeney
(Nov 21, 1934 - Jul 20, 1935)
Victor Moore
Moonface Martin
aka Reverend Dr. Moon aka Public Enemy #13
Bettina Hall
Hope Harcourt
May Abbey
Mrs. Wentworth
Kay Adams
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
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
Marjorie Fisher
Reno's Angel
Helen Folsom
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
Ray Johnson
Member of the Foursome
Renee Johnson
Reno's Angel
Evelyn Kelly
Irene Kelly
Reno's Angel
John C. King
Leoda Knapp
Reno's Angel
George E. Mack
Doris Maye
Reno's Angel
Richard Nealy
Member of the Alvin Quartette
Marquita Nicholai
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
William Stamm
Member of the Ritz Quartette
Frances Stewart
Reno's Angel
Drucilla Strain
The Stylists
Ship's Orchestra
Vivian Vance
Val Vestoff
Assistant Purser
Finette Walker
John Walsh
G-Man # 2
Member of the Alvin Quartette
Richard Wang
Harry Wilson
G-Man # 1
Understudy: Vivian Vance (Reno Sweeney)
music by Cole Porter; lyrics by Cole Porter
ACT 1 Sung By
I Get a Kick Out of You Reno Sweeney and Billy Crocker
Bon Voyage ((There's No Cure Like Travel)) Ensemble
All Through the Night Hope Harcourt and Billy Crocker
Sailors' Chantey ((There'll Always Be a Lady Fair)) 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 2 Sung By
Public Enemy #1 Passengers
Blow, Gabriel, Blow Reno Sweeney and Ensemble
Be Like the Bluebird Moonface Martin
All Through the Night (Reprise) Hope Harcourt and Billy Crocker
Buddie, Beware Reno Sweeney
The Gypsy in Me Hope Harcourt and Girls