The smash-hit revival of Kathleen Marshall’s production of Anythings Goes is extending its run at the Barbican Theatre in London due to unprecedented demand.
The show will add on three weeks to the start of the run, now kicking off on 25 June 2022 instead of the original start date of 15 July 2022.
A glittering cast for the Cole Porter classic includes Kerry Ellis as Reno Sweeney, Denis Lawson as Moonface Martin, Simon Callow as Elisha Whitney, and Bonnie Langford as Evangeline Harcourt.
The show also brings back select cast members from the 2021 run including Sam Edwards as Billy Crocker, Carly Mercedes Dyer as Erma, Nicole-Lily as Hope Harcourt, and Haydn Oakley as Lord Evelyn Oakleigh.
More Anything Goes cast members announced
In addition, the producers of the show have revealed further cast for Anything Goes, including Carl Au as Luke, Trev Neo as John, Clive Hayward as Ship’s Captain and Cornelius Clarke as Ship’s Purser.
The ensemble will include Jessica Buckby, Natalie Chua, Eamonn Cox, Jacob Fisher, Selina Hamilton, Maddie Harper, Eu Jin Hwang, David Kar-Hing Lee, Billie-Kay, Sammy Kelly, Anna McGarahan, Perry O’Dea, Tom Partridge, Christopher Short, Jack Wilcox and Alexandra Wright and swings Josh Barnett, George Beet, Gabrielle Cocca and Emily Ormiston.
Video – First Look at Kerry Ellis in Anything Goes
The producers of Anything Goes have released a short teaser video showcasing new star of the show, Kerry Ellis, giving her tap-dancing all as Reno Sweeney!
Anything Goes – Nine Olivier Award nominations
The show picked up nine Olivier Award nominations this year, and is expected to do well at the Olivier Awards ceremony on 10 April. The nine nominations include Best Musical Revival, Broadway star Sutton Foster is nominated for Best Actress in a Musical, alongside Robert Lindsay, Carly Mercedes Dyer and Gary Wilmot in supporting categories, and nods for directing, choreography, orchestrations and costume design.
The lavish production smashed multiple Box Office records at the Barbican Theatre lasy year including the single highest grossing performance week for a musical in the Barbican’s 39 year history and the highest sales across a weekend for a musical, as audiences flooded through the doors for the 15 week sold out season!
Cole Porter and PG Wodehouse’s hit musical comedy is set on the SS Americana and follows two pairings that try to find love on the high seas. It features classic numbers such as “I Get A Kick Out of You”, “You’re the Top”, “It’s De- Lovely!” and “Anything Goes”.
Anything Goes will run from 25 June 2022 until 3 September 2022 at the Barbican.