No Broadway musical does a better job staging the age-old story of “boy-meets-girl” and the hilarious complications which ensue to intrigue every audience than Anything Goes.
Bringing out the best tap dancing and most memorable Cole Porter songs like “You’re the Top,” “Friendship,” “I Get a Kick Out of You,” “It’s De-Lovely,” “Blow, Gabriel, Blow” and, of course, “Anything Goes,” will be the upcoming Upper St. Clair High School spring musical performed over the first two weeks in March: Friday or Saturday, March 1, 2, 8, and 9 at 7:30 p.m.; Sunday, March 3 at 2 p.m.; and Thursday, March 7 at 6:30 p.m. in the theater.
Reserved-seat admissions are available for sale beginning Feb. 20 at 6:30 p.m. After this time, the box office hours are Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday mornings from 10:30 a.m. to noon, and Monday and Wednesday evenings from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Tickets will also be sold one hour prior to the start of each show.
The cost of admission is $12/adult ($15/at-the-door), $5/student and $5/nonresident senior citizen. Two complimentary tickets are offered to every Upper St. Clair senior citizen with a valid USC Gold or Silver card or PennDot ID.
The box pffice is located in the arts’ lobby of the Upper St. Clair High School, adjacent to the theater. Please use the main parking lot/center archway entrance. Call 412-851-2060, the music activity hotline and box office extension, or additional information, ticket availability, directions, or parking accommodations.
Providing overall guidance and leadership to the more-than-200-student company and 100 Theatre Angels (adult volunteers) are executive producer/music director Paul Fox; drama director J.R. Hall; choral/vocal director Lorraine Milovac; choreographer Shari Opfermann; and producers Jane Dodd and Tim Wagner; along with the extraordinary talents, hard work and dedication of musical technical director Terry Willard; stage manager Chuck Dodd; scenery painting director Mary Beth Werner; costume director/designer Liz Williard; assistant costume designer Karen Williams; make-up directors Rosanne Stevens and Debi Blazek; props directors Bud and Janet Marlett; sound engineer Michael Binkley; and box office coordinator Joyce Vance.
For every adult position, there is at least one student “running the show” behind-the-scenes. The leadership team includes student director Emily Violi; assistant director Grace Trocano; rehearsal assistants Kelly Conners, Meredith McDonough, Macy Miller, and Julia Pfatteicher; student producers Kathy Chen, Julia Dixon, Deepika Narayanan, Mandy Seiner, Nicole Shoemaker, and Cameron Walker; costume designer Kay Subosits; make-up heads Nicole Churbock, Sophie Hasco, and Jasma Mody; pit orchestra heads Maura Boston and Shannon Gallagher; dance captain Emily Lloyd; and technical director Taylor Weiner.
Last spring's musical was South Pacific.