When the votes are tallied for the Top 10 Triangle Musicals of 2013, the national tour of the Roundabout Theatre Company’s A-Number-One 2011 Broadway revival of the 1934 Cole Porter musical “Anything Goes” will be on top of the heap! Indeed, it’s March 19th opening-night performance made Durham Performing Arts Center patrons stand up and cheer!
Cole Porter’s 1930s romp “Anything Goes” might seem an odd choice for DPAC, a venue that’s known for its hot-at-the-moment shows. Roundabout Theatre Company’s production, however, proves that there’s still a lot of life and humor left in this classic. The action (and calamity!) starts when Billy Crocker (Josh Franklin) stows away on an ocean… Continue reading Classic Show “Anything Goes” Is Still Fun for Modern Audiences
The Durham Performing Arts Center will present the vivacious national tour of the Roundabout Theatre Company’s Tony Award®-winning 2011 Broadway revival of “Anything Goes,” starring Rachel York as evangelist-turned-nightclub singer Reno Sweeney, on March 19-24 in its 2,700-seat, state-of-the-art theater in the American Tobacco District in downtown Durham, NC. The revival opened on the Great White Way on April 7, 2011 in the Stephen Sondheim Theatre, where it played for 521 performances before closing on July 8, 2012.
We’re calling this our “New York Has Never Been So Close” season, since seven of our eight shows are current hits in New York and one is on its way to Broadway.