The company of ANYTHING GOES will welcome Joyce Chittick as "Erma" beginning tonight and continuing through July 31. Chittick, who opened the production as "Virtue," has also appeared on Broadway in THE PAJAMA GAME, SWEET CHARITY and THOROUGHLY MODERN MILLIE and served as an assistant choregrapher on the 2007 revival of GREASE.
ANYTHING GOES' current "Erma," Jessica Stone, departs to direct Neil Simon's LAST OF THE RED HOT LOVERS at Williamstown Theatre Festival and will return for the show's final performances in August.
The original limited engagement of ANYTHING GOES opened on April 7, 2011 and was scheduled to run for 19 weeks. It went on to be extended three times and will run through August 5, 2012. Roundabout Theatre Company’s national tour of Anything Goes, starring Rachel York, begins in October 2012 in Cleveland, Ohio and will continue on to over 20 additional cities in 2012-2013.
Directed & choreographed by 2011 Tony Award winner Kathleen Marshall, Anything Goes is playing on Broadway at the Stephen Sondheim Theatre (124 West 43rd Street). Anything Goes features music & lyrics by Cole Porter, an original book by P.G. Wodehouse & Guy Bolton and Howard Lindsay & Russel Crouse and a new book by Timothy Crouse and John Weidman. Headlining the production are Stephanie J. Block as "Reno Sweeney" and Joel Grey as "Moonface Martin."
The creative team includes Bill Elliott (Additional Orchestrations), Rob Fisher (Musical Director) and David Chase (Dance Arranger). The design team includes Derek McLane (Sets), Martin Pakledinaz (Costumes), Peter Kaczorowski (Lights) and Brian Ronan (Sound).