U.K. and Ireland Tour of Anything Goes Will Launch In January 2015

News   U.K. and Ireland Tour of Anything Goes Will Launch In January 2015
Stage Entertainment, in association with Sheffield Theatres, has announced the U.K. and Ireland tour of Cole Porter’s classic musical comedy, Anything Goes, opening at the New Wimbledon Theatre Jan. 29, 2015.

Daniel Evans will direct and Alistair David will choreograph.

The tour will launch following the production's run at the Crucible Theatre in Sheffield, U.K. Nov. 28 - Jan. 17.

Casting will be announced shortly.

Here's how the production is billed, "When Billy Crocker discovers that his heart’s desire, debutante heiress Hope Harcourt is engaged to an English aristocrat, he stows away aboard the S.S. American to win her back. Aided by a string of eccentric passengers on board the luxurious transatlantic liner, can this web of love be untangled before they reach Southampton? Featuring the rich sounds of a live orchestra and a sensational cast of 26, Cole Porter’s uplifting masterpiece of song and dance features...comedy capers and tap dancing sailors in this hilarious tale of romance and hi-jinks on the high seas."

Anything Goes has music and lyrics by Cole Porter. The original book is by P.G. Wodehouse, Guy Bolton, Howard Lindsay and Russel Crouse. New book is by Timothy Crouse & John Weidman. Originally produced by Lincoln Center. Fore more information visit the Anything Goes Facebook page or Twitter account.

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