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photo of Anything Goes cast

2016 Spring Play
Anything Goes

The Black Box Theatre is proud to present the classic musical Anything Goes. A shining example of classic musical theatre with epic tap dancing, a madcap book and a wonderfully unexpected and romantic happy ending, the unforgettable Cole Porter score includes De-Lovely, I Get a Kick Out of You, You’re the Top and, of course, the great title song, Anything Goes. Set aboard the S.S. American, the singing-dancing ocean liner overflows with wealth, sailors, a stowaway, gangsters, an evangelist, Wall Street brokers and the most irresistible of showgirls, the brassy-but-lovable Reno Sweeney.


Anything Goes will be directed by Jay Geller (Kildeer), with musical direction by Michael Hillstrom (Woodstock), Choreography by Maggie McCord (Crystal Lake), Musical Conductor Dr. Paige Lush, set design by Thomas Kesling (Glenview), lighting design by Rick Amundsen (Woodstock), costume design by Susan Cowell (Harvard) and stage manager Kathryn McCord (Crystal Lake).


Meet the Cast

The cast includes Larisa Bell (Johnsburg), Heather Bilecki, Desmon Brock, Chloe Eskoff, Carolyn Victoria Ivancic, Lindsey Keehn,  Matthew Lucchetti, Gary Mackowiak, Robert Morvay, Kara Searl, Johanna Sveden, Jacob Villec (Crystal Lake), Tyler Birkhoff, Maryann Bennett, Janaan Rose (McHenry), Sean DeGroot (Round Lake), Deanna Golenna (Huntley), Mark Kuhlman (Algonquin), Justice Lesperance, Nathaniel Miller (Cary), Sean Plotts (Wonder Lake), Jake Seelye (Harvard), Kacie Swanson (Woodstock), Ariana Wasik (Trout Valley).

Performances

March 10, 11, 12, 17, 18, and 19 at 7 p.m. and March 13 at 2 p.m.  

Tickets are going quickly but we're still taking reservations for the March 10, 17, 18 and 19 performances.

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A Lie of the Mind
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Everything in
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