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Anything Goes

Members say: Entertaining, Delightful, Funny, Great singing, Clever
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This production of the classic Cole Porter musical starred Sutton Foster, winning multiple Tonys including Best Leading Actress and Best Revival of a Musical.

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'Anything Goes' is set aboard the ocean liner S. S. American, where nightclub singer/evangelist Reno Sweeney is en route from New York to England. Her pal Billy Crocker has stowed away to be near his love, Hope Harcourt, but the problem is Hope is engaged to the wealthy Lord Evelyn Oakleigh. Joining this love triangle on board the luxury liner are Public Enemy #13, Moonface Martin and his sidekick-in-crime Erma. With the help of some elaborate disguises, tap-dancing sailors and good old-fashioned blackmail, Reno and Martin join forces to help Billy in his quest to win Hope’s heart.

 

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Reviews (181)

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95
Fluffy, Great dancing, Vivacious, Bouncy, Great revival

See it if You love well-done musical revivals with great scores. Sutton Foster was incredible!!

Don't see it if You don't like intelligent musicals.

93
Delightful, Classic, Great dancing

See it if you like well-performed classic musicals with catchy songs. This was a great production of "Anything Goes!"

Don't see it if you don't like classic musicals or Cole Porter.

85
Fun, Great singing, Silly book, Great dancining, Sutton foster!

See it if you can put up with a silly book (AG is really a revue) to partake of the glorious musical numbers. Terrific Foster as Reno. Triple threat.

Don't see it if you want a plot or strong dialogue. Aging Joel Grey was disappointing. Lots of other talent and high production values. I had a great time.

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92
Funny, Delightful, Must see, Great staging, Fluffy

See it if love this Cole Porter masterpiece. The singing and dancing are as great as it gets! Sure it's fluff but it's fluff you can't get enough of!

Don't see it if you hate being entertained. It's only meant to sail you away from your troubles for 2 hours. If you want substance find an iceberg.

95
Delightful, Exquisite, Great singing

See it if you like Cole Porter, singing and dancing.

Don't see it if na

90
Delightful, Must see, Entertaining, Great singing, Great dancing

See it if you love classic theatre

Don't see it if if you don't love an old fashion musical

79
Funny, Delightful, Dated, Entertaining, Great singing

See it if You like the typical Broadway musical fare.

Don't see it if You are looking for a show that will resonate with you long after the curtain closes.

69
Banal, Disappointing, Great singing, Fluffy

See it if you have a love of Cole Porter. And Sutton Foster. And Joel Grey. Oh, and a great tap number.

Don't see it if you need a show with substance...as this show pretty much lacks it.

79
Delightful, Fun, Great singing, Fluffy

See it if love musicals, with Cole Porter's witty ever-so-singable lyrics; big beautiful tap numbers and big Broadway productions

Don't see it if you prefer simple plays with straight up stories, sans slapstick

79
Enchanting, Entertaining, Great singing

See it if like big, splashy musicals.

Don't see it if don't want a light, simple story.

90
Delightful, Entertaining, Great dancing

See it if You're looking for a fun night at the theatre. You're looking for a witty old-school musical with excellent dancing.

Don't see it if Cole Porter music is not your thing. You like serious stories.

76
Ambitious, Clever, Dated, Entertaining, Great singing

See it if You like the cast, the dancing, and of course the classic songs. Not my fav Cole Porter, but certainly well done.

Don't see it if You're looking for more innovation, edge, and/or a modern musical. This is far more classic and charming.

70
Delightful, Cliched, Dated, Fluffy

See it if You like classic musicals and can appreciate one epic tap number.

Don't see it if You like more challenging, contemporary fare. This is light fluff.

85
Delightful, Great acting, Dated, Entertaining, Fluffy

See it if You love Cole Porter and a lot of tap dance numbers.

Don't see it if You can't stand dated musicals with big production numbers.

81
Clever, Dated, Great singing, Great dancing, Feel good show

See it if you tap dance at your desk, can't get enough of the Cole Porter tunes & love to laugh at the fast talkin' cast. Fun night that can't be beat

Don't see it if You want a very modern musical - no updates could take away the old soul of this show.

78
Funny, Clever, Entertaining

See it if you like classical broadway productions

Don't see it if you dislike musical comedy

90
Enchanting, Refreshing, Cliched, Entertaining, Fluffy

See it if You love those classic songs, as well as great song-and-dance numbers. And tap. Of course, great tap.

Don't see it if Yo can do without the still somewhat offensive Asian stereotypes, no matter how hard they try to update the book and water it down.

90
Funny, Delightful, Great acting, Great staging

See it if You love tap dancing and want to hear some of Cole Porter's best songs. The show is quirky, funny, and truly delightful.

Don't see it if Honestly can't give a reason.

87
Enchanting, Exquisite, Great acting, Entertaining

See it if you love Sutton Foster as much as I do, you wan to hear some great singing and well choreographed numbers

Don't see it if DO see it

85
Delightful, Great acting, Classic, Great music, Great staging

See it if wonderful production of the classic musical. Sutton Foster at her best. Great story, music, staging and acting. Must See.

Don't see it if You don't like musical comedies.

80
Funny, Delightful, Dated, Entertaining, Fluffy

See it if Cole Porter and Sutton Foster! What more could you want in an entertainment?

Don't see it if The paper-thin plot is a bit ridiculous. Forget about that and just enjoy the production numbers.

65
Banal, Cliched, Dated, Great staging, Fluffy

See it if you like confection, spectacle, and seeing Broadway icons do what they do best.

Don't see it if you want your theater to have any weight or heft, if you want to think, if you're not interested in mindless escapism.

85
Funny, Delightful, Entertaining

See it if You love Cole Porter. Big, flashy musicals with lots of cheese and amazing dancing. It's very typical but very enjoyable.

Don't see it if You aren't a fan of your typical boy/meets girl story with a twist. It's a bit hokey at times. Lots of dancing.

76
Funny, Dated

See it if You like cutsy musicals

Don't see it if You like more modern pieces

90
Original, Delightful, Great acting, Masterful, Entertaining

See it if You love a great story. I say it is better then Dames at Sea. Although you really can't compare the two.

Don't see it if .....