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Anything Goes (Musicals Tonight!)

Members say: Delightful, Entertaining, Great singing, Enchanting, Funny
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Critics
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2 reviews
Members
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16 reviews
 

Musicals Tonight! presents a revival of Cole Porter's madcap musical comedy set upon an ocean liner heading from New York to London. 

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Reno Sweeney is en route to England. Her pal Billy has stowed away to be near his love, Hope, but she is engaged to a wealthy Lord. Also on board are Public Enemy #13, Moonface Martin, and his sidekick-in-crime Erma. With the help of disguises, tap-dancing sailors, and blackmail, Reno and Moonface join forces to help Billy win Hope. Classic songs include: 'I Get a Kick Out of You,' 'Easy to Love.' 'You're the Top,' 'It's De-Lovely,' and the title tune.

 

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Reviews (18)

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91
Avg Score

95
TheaterScene.net

"While 'Anything Goes' is a light entertainment and not the kind of concept musical one expects today, Casey Colgan's superior revival for Musicals Tonight! is a fast-paced razzle-dazzle show spreading hilarity and cheer. Using a large cast many of whom have worked with him before, he reinvigorates this old chestnut and makes it as bright as a new shiny penny. The Cole Porter songs enchant and the dancing wows. Even the jokes still land. As Gershwin wrote, 'Who could ask for anything more?'" Full Review

85
Theater Pizzazz

"A joyous theater evening, with a generous helping of beloved Cole Porter numbers sung and danced by a young, spirited cast...It’s fresh, fast and funny, performed with affection and spirit...The show also offers grand full-ensemble dancing, comparable on the theater’s tiny stage to Busby Berkeley’s efforts in the movies...Don’t miss this glorious romp!" Full Review

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88
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80
Delightful, Entertaining, Bubbly

See it if you want a fun old fashioned great time of a show.

Don't see it if you're not in the mood for fun. Or want to see HAMILTON.

Also Great production values--and that annoyed me that more isn't usually d... Read more Read less

85
Funny, Delightful, Great singing

See it if you want to see a very funny good old fashioned musical with great classic songs.

Don't see it if you don't like shows that have been revived numerous times before.

78
Funny, Delightful, Entertaining, Fluffy, Energetic

See it if You appreciate old fashioned antics and humor; great fun delivered by an energetic cast in a small venue

Don't see it if You're expecting high production value (although I enjoyed the fun they had with set changes)

97
Funny, Delightful, Enchanting, Must see, Refreshing

See it if You want to be thoroughly delighted by an ultra talented cast. Singing, dancing, comedy, beautiful guys and gals, great staging. The best!

Don't see it if You don't realize that small shoe-string productions can have huge impact, go gaga over technical wizardry instead of real artistry. See it!

Also Still smiling hours later, this is what theater could/should be. Treme... Read more Read less

84
Funny, Delightful, Entertaining, Great singing, Fluffy

See it if Musicals Tonight does it again - well done, charming, shoe-string adaptation of this fizzy, fun musical. Great bang for your buck - loved it

Don't see it if You mind bare bones set & staging, tiny theater. Despite modest size, this production felt big, fun & full of life. Great singing & dancing.

100
Delightful, Great acting, Must see, Great singing, Spectacular dancing

See it if You want to see the most sparkling effervescent show in town ! It is perfect ! It's like pink champagne and the costumes are breathtaking !

Don't see it if Your name is Scrooge. There is absolutely NO other reason not to see this if you adore brilliantly acted, sung and danced shows !

100
Joyous, Delovely, Dated but fresh, Beautifully costumed, Extraordinary dancing

See it if If you want to understand why Cole Porter is so significant, and want to see a dated show that is still fresh as a daisy. Don't miss it!!!

Don't see it if You don't like small black box theatres or don't care about non-Hamilton-esque musicals.

Also Once again this small company has raised its own bar! With a gorgeous,... Read more Read less

92
Delightful, Enchanting, Great acting, Entertaining, Great singing

See it if you want to experience an enthusiastic cast that sings and dances it's heart out in this Cole Porter romp.

Don't see it if you are in a sedate mood and need Broadway to make you happy,

89
Clever, Delightful, Entertaining

See it if you love Cole Porter and an intimate theater

Don't see it if na

65
Delightful, Entertaining, Fluffy

See it if You love Cole Porter, Anything Goes or Tap dancing. The choreography was fantastic and they made excellent use of the small space.

Don't see it if You aren't a fan of 'older musicals'

98
Delightful, Enchanting, Great acting, Entertaining, Great singing

See it if you like Cole Porter songs enunciated with expression, wonderful energetic tap dancing, beautiful costumes, and a good-looking engaging cast

Don't see it if you expect a lavish set or do not like a small intimate theater

Also This is a true gem. I actually preferred this version more than the Br... Read more Read less

100
Joyful, Must see, Great staging, Great dancing, Musical comedy heaven

See it if You love musical comedy.

Don't see it if You only enjoy serious drama.

Also I saw the last two Broadway revivals of Anything Goes, and this rivals... Read more Read less

92
Delightful, Great acting, Great writing, Entertaining, Great singing

See it if You enjoy a classic story-line that is relevant today.

Don't see it if You don't enjoy a wonderful storyline with great acting.

55
Ambitious, Dated, Lacked proper pacing, Clotrophobic

See it if you like the music. the singing is good.

Don't see it if you are looking for a fresh approach or fully developed characters

90
Ambitious, Delightful, Enchanting, Refreshing, Entertaining

See it if I was amazed with the overall high quality of the performances!

Don't see it if You are seeking a serious theatre event.

100
Delightful, Enchanting, Entertaining, Great singing, Great staging

See it if You love intimate theater. We already got tickets to see it again. It was terrific. Unexpected and brilliant staging, singing & dancing.

Don't see it if you don't love musicals.