Cole Porter's Classic Musical Comedy Anything Goes at Foothill College's Smithwick Theatre
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Ahoy! The award-winning Foothill Music Theatre presents the madcap nautical adventure Anything Goes, an uproarious musical comedy featuring the toe-tapping tunes of Cole Porter. After stowing away aboard the S.S. American on a cross-Atlantic cruise, love-struck Billy Crocker hopes to win back the favor of heiress Hope Harcourt before she marries the stuffy Lord Evelyn Oakleigh. With the help of the evangelist nightclub singer Reno Sweeney and the second-rate mobster Moonface Martin (aka Public Enemy #13), not to mention the tap-dancing Fallen Angels Quartet, Billy soon learns that it’s sink or swim when it comes to love.
Anything Goes spotlights Cole Porter’s de-loveliest hits, including “Friendship,” “I Get a Kick Out of You,” “Blow, Gabriel, Blow,” “You’re the Top,” “It’s Delovely,” and the classic titular song “Anything Goes.” Award-winning director Jay Manley helms the seafaring shenanigans with musical direction by Catherine Snider and choreography by Dottie Lester-White.
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Award-winning Foothill Music Theatre offers the Peninsula acclaimed productions of newer as well as Broadway’s golden musicals, with full orchestra and large casts, at family friendly prices. The company has won Bay Area Theatre Critics’ Circle Awards for Outstanding Production, Outstanding Ensemble Production, and Best Direction, among others. The company has also garnered kudos from myriad Bay Area critics for its sharp, professionally mounted productions, presented in both the intimate new Lohman Theatre, located at the base of the hill, and the handsome 1,000 seat Smithwick Theatre, located atop a wooded hill on the campus of Foothill College.