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Anything Goes

Music and Lyrics: Cole Porter. Original Book: P.G. Wodehouse & Guy Bolton and Howard Lindsay & Russel Crouse.
New Book: Timothy Crouse & John Weidman.

Productions

Lincoln Center New York, 1987
Prince Edward theatre, 1989
National Theatre, 2002

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Lincoln Center's Vivian Beaumont Theatre, New York
First performance: 19th October 1987

CharacterPlayed By
UnknownUnknown

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Prince Edward Theatre
First performance: 4th July 1989
Director: Jerry Zaks. Settings & Costumes: Tony Walton. Lighting: Paul Gallo.
Musical Director: John Own Edwards. Orchestrations: Michael Gibson. Dance Arrangements: Tom Fay
Sound: Tony Meola for Autograph. Choreographer: Michael Smuin. Assistant to the Choreographer: Kirk Peterson.
Poster Art: James McMullan.

Cast Details
July 1989
August 1989
December 1989

Cast as at July 1989
CharacterPlayed By
UnknownElaine Paige
UnknownBernard Cribbins
UnknownHoward McGillin
UnknownKathryn Evans
UnknownUrsula Smith
UnknownMartin Turner
UnknownAshleigh Sendin
UnknownHarry Towb

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August 1989 (IV.8) programme cast
CharacterPlayed By
LouisPhilip Griffiths
Elisha WhitneyHarry Towb
FredNigel Waugh
Billy CrockerHoward McGillin
Reno SweeneyElaine Paige
Young Girl
Understudy Erma
Anita Pashley
Sailor
Understudy Lord Evelyn Oakleigh
Anthony Lyn
CaptainDavid Bacon
PurserDavid Bexon
PurityJacqui Boatswain
ChastitySarah Drummond
CharityNicola Meerloo
VirtueSuzanne Maria Thomas
Minister
Understudy Elisha Whitney
Brian Ellis
LukeHi Ching
JohnJohn Shin
Hope HarcourtAshleigh Sendin
Mrs. Evangeline HarcourtUrsula Smith
Lord Evelyn OakleighMartin Turner
Erma
Understudy Reno Sweeney
Kathryn Evans
Moonface MartinBernard Cribbins
Mrs Wentworth Frick
Understudy Evageline Harcourt
June Bland
Ensemble
Understudy Billy Crocker
Darryl Knock
Ensemble
Understudy Hope Harcourt
Lorraine Lacey
SwingMadeline Loftin
SwingTim Curtis
The Orchestra
TrumpetJim Wilson
TrumpetEddie Blair
TrumpetTrevor Barber
TromboneVince Sullivan
TromboneSteve Wilkes
TrombonePhil Brown
SaxophoneDennis Walton
SaxophoneGeoff Young
SaxophoneJohn Francis
SaxophoneMartin Frith
DrumsStan Bourke
BassDon Richardson
GuitarPete Walton
PianoPaul Maguire
PercussionBob Campion
ViolinHelen Cooper

Shanty Quartet: Philip Griffiths, Patrick Long, Anthony Lyn, Nigel Waugh.
Ships Crew, Passengers, Reporters, Photographers and G-Men: Chris Baldock, Pamela Bennett, June Bland, Stephen Graf, Philip Griffiths, Darryl Knock, Lorraine Lacey, Patrick Long, Anthony Lyn, Jason Di Mascio, Stephen Mear, Peter Alex Newton, Anita Pashley, Denise Ranger, David Samuel, Nils Seibaek, Janice Torrens, Stephen Tye, Nigel Waugh.

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December 1989 (IV.12) programme cast
CharacterPlayed By
Louis
Understudy Minister (insert)
Philip Griffiths
Elisha WhitneyHarry Towb
FredNigel Waugh
Billy CrockerJohn Barrowman
Reno SweeneyElaine Paige
Young Girl
Understudy Erma
Anita Pashley
Sailor
Understudy Lord Evelyn Oakleigh
Anthony Lyn
Captain
Understudy Moonface Martin (insert)
David Bacon
PurserDavid Bexon
PurityJacqui Boatswain
ChastitySarah Drummond
CharityNicola Meerloo
VirtueSuzanne Maria Thomas
Minister
Understudy Elisha Whitney, Captain (insert)
Brian Ellis
LukeHi Ching
JohnJohn Shin
Hope HarcourtAshleigh Sendin
Mrs. Evangeline HarcourtUrsula Smith
Lord Evelyn OakleighMartin Turner
Erma
Understudy Reno Sweeney
Kathryn Evans
Moonface MartinBernard Cribbins
Mrs Wentworth Frick
Understudy Evageline Harcourt
June Bland
Ensemble
Understudy Billy Crocker
Darryl Knock
Ensemble
Understudy Hope Harcourt
Lorraine Lacey
SwingMadeline Loftin
SwingTim Curtis
The Orchestra
TrumpetJim Wilson
TrumpetEddie Blair
TrumpetTrevor Barber
TromboneVince Sullivan
TromboneSteve Wilkes
TrombonePhil Brown
SaxophoneDennis Walton
SaxophoneGeoff Young
SaxophoneJohn Francis
SaxophoneMartin Frith
DrumsStan Bourke
BassDon Richardson
GuitarPete Walton
PianoPaul Maguire
PercussionBob Campion
ViolinHelen Cooper

Shanty Quartet: Philip Griffiths, Patrick Long, Anthony Lyn, Nigel Waugh.
Ships Crew, Passengers, Reporters, Photographers and G-Men: Chris Baldock, Pamela Bennett, June Bland, Stephen Graf, Philip Griffiths, Darryl Knock, Lorraine Lacey, Patrick Long, Anthony Lyn, Jason Di Mascio, Stephen Mear, Peter Alex Newton, Anita Pashley, Denise Ranger, David Samuel, Nils Seibaek, Janice Torrens, Stephen Tye, Nigel Waugh.

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National (Olivier) Theatre
Opening: 18th December 2002
Last performance: after 21st February 2003.
Director: trevor Nunn. Choreographer: Stephen Mear.
Set Designer: John Gunter. Costume Designer: Anthony Powell.
Lighting Designer: David Hersey. Music Supervisor/Dance Arranger: Gareth Valentine.
Associate Director: Andrew MacBean. Music Arranged and orchestrated by: Michael Gibson.
Associate Music Director: James Dunsmore. Assistant Music Director: Ian Townsend.
Oridinal Dance Arrangements: Tom Fay. Assistant Choreographer: Nikki Woollaston.
Sound Designer: Paul Groothuis. Dialect Coach: Majella Hurley.
Company Voice Work: Patsy Rodenburg.

CharacterPlayed By
Reno Sweeney, an evangelist turned nightclub singerSally Ann Triplett
Hope Harcourt, a debutanteMary Stockley
Evangeline Harcourt, her motherSusan Tracy
Lord Evelyn Oakleigh, a wealthy EnglishmanSimon Day
Elisha Whitney, a tycoonDenis Quilley
Billy Crocker, a young man from his officeJohn Barrowman
Moonface Martin, a gangsterMartin Marquez
Erma, a mollAnnette McLaughlin
The Captain of the SS AmericanPaul Grunert
The PurserRobin Soans
Purity, Reno's AngelsAlexis Owen Hobbs
Chastity, Reno's AngelsRachel Stanley
Charity, Reno's AngelsSamantha Modeste
Virtue, Reno's AngelsJane Fowler
Sailor 1, A Nautical QuartetTom Espiner
Sailor 2, A Nautical Quartet/A honeymooning husbandCorey Skaggs
Sailor 3, A Nautical Quartet/First FBI AgentTam Mutu
Sailor 4, A Nautical Quartet/A BarmanRichard Henders
A Sailor, with wanderlustDaniel Crossley
His rejected girlfriendNikki Worrall
Henry T Dobson, a missionary preacherAnthony Cable
Luke, a Chinese convertRaymond Chai
John, a Chinese convertYao Chin
Second FBI Agent/A lady in a wheelchair's husbandDuncan Smith
A StokerShaun Henders
A Sailor, drawn to EmmaChristopher Bennett
Another Sailor, drawn to EmmaJason Gardiner
Yet another Sailor, drawn to EmmaLee William-Davis
One more Sailor, drawn to EmmaDuncan MacVicar
A Sailor, the youngest on the crewJye Frasca
The Angels' assistantAkiya Henry
A honeymooning wifeCharlotte Gorton
A lady in a wheelchairNicola Sloane
A girl on her first voyageClaire Winsper
SwingKevin Brewis
SwingChristian Gibson
SwingJane Mark
SwingRobbie O'Reilly
Orchestra
ConductorGareth Valentine
ReedsJohn Franchi (alto sax/clarinet/flute), Jamie Talbot (alto sax/clarinet/flute), Howard McGill (tenor & soprano sax/clarinet), Colin Skinner (Baritone sax/bass clarinet/clarinet)
TrumpetsSimon Gardner, Mark White, Andrew Hallowell
ViolinJohn Francis
Double-bassRutledge Turnland
Guitar/banjoGraeme Taylor
PianoJames Dunsmore
KeyboardIan Townsend
PercussionCorrina Silvester
DrumsAllan Cox

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