Goodspeed's Anything Goes Casts Reno Sweeney, Billy Crocker and More

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Daniel Goldstein will direct the Cole Porter classic.
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Casting has been announced for Goodspeed Musicals' upcoming production of the Cole Porter classic Anything Goes, which will kick off the theatre company's 2016 season April 8-June 16. Opening night is April 27.

Daniel Goldstein will direct with choreography by Kelli Barclay.

The cast will be headed by Rashidra Scott (Reno Sweeney), David Harris (Billy Crocker), Stephen DeRosa (Moonface Martin), Desiree Davar (Erma), Hannah Florence (Hope Harcourt), Denise Lute (Mrs. Wadsworth T. Harcourt), Benjamin Howes (Sir Evelyn Oakleigh), Kingsley Leggs (Elisha J. Whitney) and Patrick Richwood (Purser) with Brittany Bohn, Sy Chounchaisit, Alison Jantzie, Jay Aubrey Jones (Captain), John Ramsey, Christopher Shin, Karilyn Ashley Surratt, Sam Tanabe, James Tolbert, Edward Tolve and John T. Wolfe. Swings are Cooper Taggard and Chiara Trentalange.

Anything Goes features music and lyrics by Cole Porter; original book by Guy Bolton, P.G. Wodehouse, Howard Lindsay and Russel Crouse; with new book by Crouse and John Weidman.

The musical is billed as such: "Set sail on a 'de-lovely' cruise through some of Cole Porter's most famous songs. A brassy nightclub singer, a starry-eyed stowaway and Public Enemy No. 13 are booked on a transatlantic luxury liner bound for romance and laughter."

The creative team also includes set designer Wilson Chin, costume designer Ilona Somogyi, lighting designer Brian Tovar, sound designer Jay Hilton, music director Michael O’Flaherty, assistant music director William J. Thomas and orchestrator Dan DeLange.

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