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"Anything Goes

A Portrait of the Watercolorist as a Young Man

Francis Levy | Posted 07.18.2014 | Arts
Francis Levy

The provenance of the famed illustrator James McMullan's iconic poster for Lincoln Center's Anything Goes is to be found in the exhibit of watercolors from his recently published memoir Leaving China.

Jessica Stone as Director: Remounting Vanya and More

Cara Joy David | Posted 07.23.2014 | Arts
Cara Joy David

In March 2002, I watched what would become the most controversial play of the season, the short-lived The Smell of the Kill. I don't really remember what I thought of the show in any detail, but I remember one main thing. Sitting there, I thought: "Wow, Jessica Stone is going to get really great reviews." She was so good.

First Nighter: Sutton Foster, Jeanine Tesori, Brian Crawley Make Violet Red-Hot

David Finkle | Posted 09.17.2013 | Arts
David Finkle

So extraordinarily good was the one-night Encores! Off-Center staged concert reading of the Jeanine Tesori-Brian Crawley Violet, directed by Leigh Silverman, that it calls for some serious transfer-it-somewhere-else-fast thinking.

Speak Up With Jimmy: Randi Zuckerberg Talks Singing and Musical Theater (VIDEO)

Jimmy Nguyen | Posted 08.17.2013 | Media
Jimmy Nguyen

Do Silicon Valley people sing? In part 4 of my interview with her, Randi Zuckerberg talks about her joy of singing and performing with Feedbomb, a band of current and former Facebook employees.

Rachel York Leads a Deliciously Zany Anything Goes

Robert Bullen | Posted 06.25.2013 | Chicago
Robert Bullen

Anything Goes is one of those shows that never takes itself too seriously. It isn't afraid to get a little bawdy and bend the rules -- but it always comes out on top, full of class, champagne bubbles and loads of style.

Haiku Reviews: From Vivaldi To Manic Pixie Dream Girls

Posted 02.06.2013 | Arts

HuffPost Arts&Culture's Haiku Reviews are a monthly feature where invited critics review exhibitions and performances in short form. Some will be in t...

All Hands on Deck!

George Heymont | Posted 03.22.2013 | Arts
George Heymont

I tip my hat to Kathleen Marshall, who directed and choreographed the revival of Anything Goes with the intention of adding plenty of snap, crackle, and pop to a show that is nearly 80 years old. The result is quite astounding.

Theater Review: Anything Goes Sets Sail at Ahmanson

Jason Mannino | Posted 02.10.2013 | Los Angeles
Jason Mannino

For a holiday treat overflowing with joy, fun, and some of Cole Porter's greatest classics, run to the Ahmanson theatre where the tour of the 2011 Tony Award winning production of Anything Goes sails through January 6, 2013.

WATCH: Jones, Lansbury Still A Hit On Broadway In Their 80s

Posted 08.02.2012 | Fifty

The show must go on, even if you're well into your eighties. A few hit Broadway shows have octogenarian lead actors lighting up the stage, NBC reports...

Anything Goes on Broadway: Baby, You're the Top!

E. Nina Rothe | Posted 04.09.2012 | Arts
E. Nina Rothe

You may be asking yourself, so how relevant can a 1930s show taking place aboard a cruise ship, starring a gangster and a plucky cabaret singer and featuring a couple of crisscrossed lovers really be in 2012 NYC? The short answer is very.

WATCH: 2011 Tony Awards: Highlights, Holy Books And Horses

Posted 08.12.2011 | Arts

Tonight's 65th annual Tony Awards were one of the liveliest in recent memory. Returning host Neil Patrick Harris started the show off with a peppy son...

'Book Of Mormon' Big Winner At Tony's

Posted 08.12.2011 | Arts

NEW YORK (Reuters) - "The Book of Mormon,'' a spoof musical about two traveling Mormon missionaries, won the Tony Award for best musical Sunday, w...

'Book Of Mormon' Wins Big At Drama Desk Awards

Posted 07.24.2011 | Arts

Last night, Harvey Feirstein hosted the 56th annual Drama Desk awards at the Hammerstein Ballroom in the Manhattan Center. Considered one of the most ...

DVDs: Tracy and Hepburn -- The Greatest Screen Team Of All Time

Michael Giltz | Posted 06.15.2011 | Entertainment
Michael Giltz

So what's your pick for the greatest screen team of them all? My money is on Spencer Tracy and Katharine Hepburn. And the DVD box set Tracy and Hepburn: The Definitive Collection makes the case.

When It Comes to Song and Dance, "Anything Goes" for Adam Godley

Jon Chattman | Posted 06.13.2011 | New York
Jon Chattman

In Anything Goes, Adam Godley portrays the hilarious, and, yes, singing and dancing Lord Evelyn Oakleigh opposite Broadway royalty Sutton Foster and Joel Grey.

Broadway Legend Patti LuPone's Memoir

The Los Angeles Times | Charles McNulty | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

When an actor is described as "turbulent" or "difficult," it's typically a euphemism for "a royal pain." Patti LuPone, one of the most celebrated musi...

Sutton Foster To Star In Cole Porter Broadway Revival "Anything Goes"

AP | JOHN CARUCCI | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — Composer and songwriter Cole Porter returns to Broadway next season with the Roundabout Theater Company's revival of "Anything Goes."...

Astoria Characters: The Early-Stage Actress

Nancy Ruhling | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Nancy Ruhling

She can tap dance and sing. She can play the flute and the piano. Okay, she's better at the flute. All Sarah Bradley needs is a stage -- any stage.

"Anything Goes" Capitalism Destroys Companies and Workers' Lives

Leo W. Gerard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Leo W. Gerard

Anything Goes capitalism workers' lives, but it sure does work for the private equity firms. They made around $750 million in profits from the now-indebted and bankrupt Simmons.