Set sail with “Anything Goes”

(L-R) Sailors Ehtna Ayer of Hingham, Jackson Parker of Scituate, Nick Pinto of Abington and Scott Kamp of Marshfield
Maddy Carroll as Reno Sweeney and the cast of Anything Goes

NORWELL MARINER – The Academy of The Company Theatre (A.C.T.) Teen Conservatory presents Cole Porter’s musical theatre classic Anything Goes (Beaumont 1987 version) on January 19, 20, 21, 26, 27 and 28 at The Company Theatre Center for the Arts, 30 Accord Park Dr., Norwell. Matinee and evening performances are available. The production is directed by Jordie Saucerman with music direction by Melissa Carubia and choreography by Sally Forrest.

Music, dance, laughs, and the age-old tale of “boy meets girl” – Anything Goes is a hilarious shipboard romp, wrapped around one of Cole Porter’s most magical scores. The S.S. American is sailing a comically colorful assemblage of passengers between New York and England. Reno Sweeney, a popular nightclub singer and former evangelist, and her pal Billy Crocker, a lovelorn Wall Street broker have come aboard to attempt to win the favor of his beloved Hope Harcourt. Unbeknownst to the daring duo, Harcourt is engaged to passenger, Sir Evelyn Oakleigh, and second-rate conman Moonface Martin, known as Public Enemy 13. Song, dance, and farcical antics ensue as Reno and Moonface try to help Billy win the love of his life. It’s Delightful, Delicious, and De-Lovely!

Gal Marley Schwarz of Scituate and Shea Flanagan of Milton as Moonface Martin
(L-R) Scott Kamp of Marshfield, Jen Carvalho of the Weymouth, Janaysia Gethers of Weymouth and Nick Pinto of Abington

A.C.T. was founded in 1987 by Zoe Bradford, Michael Joseph and Jordie Saucerman, with a mission to discover the creative spirit in each child in an enjoyable and challenging atmosphere and to build self-confidence through the experience of the arts.

Tickets for Anything Goes are $18 for students, $20 for adults. For a complete performance schedule, to order tickets, or for more information, call the box office at 781-871-2787, email [email protected], or visit The box office is open Monday to Friday from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., and during all performances. Free parking is available on site, and the theatre is accessible for those with disabilities.

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