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Feb18
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CHICAGOPorchlight Music Theatre’s 90th Anniversary production of Cole Porter’s crown jewel musical comedy, Anything Goes,with music and lyrics by Cole Porter, original book by P.G. Wodehouse and Guy Bolton and Howard Lindsay and Russel Crouse and a new book by Timothy Crouse and John Weidman, runs January 13 – February 25 at the Ruth Page Center. Starring internationally renowned powerhouse Meghan Murphy as “Reno Sweeney” and featuring the Chicago debut of a newly commissioned 2022 libretto,Anything Goes is directed by Porchlight Music Theatre’s Artistic Director Michael Weber, choreographed by Tammy Mader and music directed by Nick Sula. Previews are Saturday, Jan. 13 at 2 p.m., Sunday, Jan. 14 at 1:30 p.m., Sunday, Jan. 14 at 7 p.m., Wednesday, Jan. 17 at 7:30 p.m. and Thursday, Jan. 18 at 1:30 p.m.The regular performance schedule is Wednesdays at 7:30 p.m, Thursdays at 7:30 p.m, Fridays at 7:30 p.m, Saturdays at 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. and Sundays at 2 p.m. Open caption performances are Saturday, Feb. 3 and Saturday, Feb. 10 at 2 p.m. with post-show discussions immediately following the performances on Friday, Feb. 2 and Wednesday, Feb. 7 at 7:30 p.m. Subscriptions are currently available with single tickets starting at $20 on sale  at PorchlightMusicTheatre.org/Anything-Goes or by calling 773.777.9884. 

Chicago will get a kick out of this 90th anniversary production of Cole Porter’s smash-hit musical comedy, Anything Goes starring the Chicago-based international sensation Meghan Murphy as “Reno Sweeney.” Launching Porchlight Music Theatre’s 29th season, this legendary toe-tapping voyage across the Atlantic is filled with laughs, romance and intrigue. Porter’s iconic score includes a shipload of tunes that built the Great American Songbook including “Anything Goes,” “Friendship,” “You’re the Top” and “I Get a Kick Out of You.”

Anything Goes is the centerpiece of Chicago’sCole Porter Festival – A Celebration of the Man and his Music, the recently launched live and digital, multi-partnered festival commemorating the career of one of America’s greatest composers and songwriters. 


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