STAGE TUBE: First Look at Highlights of Arts Center of Coastal Carolina's ANYTHING GOES
"Anything Goes" opens Friday, December 7 at the Arts Center of Coastal Carolina on Hilton Head Island. The classic show features the music of legendary Cole Porter, including such hits as "Anything Goes", "I Get a Kick Out of You", "You're the Top", "Blow, Gabriel, Blow", and "It's De-Lovely". A large cast of professional actor's based mostly out of New York City joins some favorite local performers to round out a large cast of 30. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the production highlights below.
Casey Colgan directs and choreographs the lavish and large production, set on a cruise ship on a Trans-Atlantic crossing during the 1930's. This season at the Arts Center marks Mr. Colgan's 25th year of bringing professional theatre to Hilton Head. Also, this show is his 27th at the Arts Center, which is currently in it's 15th year.
Shannon Lee Jones, leads the cast as Evangelical night club persona Reno Sweeney. R. Bruce Connelly, plays gangster Moonface Martin, with William Joseph Lewis as Billy Crocker, Sarah Claire Smith as Hope Harcourt, Seth Golay as Lord Evelyn Oakleigh, Jessica Moore as Erma, Julie Hahn as Mrs. Evangeline Harcourt, Roger Preston Smith as Elisha Whitney, and Alexa De Barr, Katie Mebane, Christina Slaton, and Afton Toler as the infamous Angels.
The ensemble features David Baur, Tara Bianco, Rich Binning, Josh Drake, Whitaker Gannon, Clark Hummell, Richard Jarrett, Jodi Layman, Patti Maurer, David Ray Melanson, Anthony Milfelt, Cody Murphy, Adrian Rifat, Candice Rae Skingley, Sam Tanabe, Michael Weaver, Benjamin Wolfe, Jody Cole Wood.
Creative team includes Musical Direction by John Bell, Set Design by Nicholas Dorr, Costume Design by Diana Griffin, Lighting design by Brian Riley, Sound design by Bobby Beck.
Running December 7- December 30. @ The Arts Center of Costal Carolina. 14 Shelter Cove Ln; Hilton Head Is., SC 29928. www.artshhi.com. Tickets on sale now online at https://tickets.artshhi.com or by calling the Box Office 843-842-ARTS.