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Anything Goes at Arena Stage Announces Additional Casting

Stephen DeRosa and more join previously announced cast members Corbin Bleu and Soara-Joye Ross.

Stephen DeRosa joins the cast of Arena Stage's Anything Goes.
Stephen DeRosa joins the cast of Arena Stage's Anything Goes.
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Additional casting has been announced for Arena Stage's upcoming production of Anything Goes, directed by Molly Smith. Set to take run November 2-December 23, the production stars the previously announced Soara-Joye Ross and Corbin Bleu as Reno Sweeney and Billy Crocker.

With a score by Cole Porter, an original book by P.G. Wodehouse, Guy Bolton, Howard Lindsay, and Russel Crouse, and a new book by Timothy Crouse and John Weidman, Anything Goes will be choreographed by Parker Esse and musical directed by Paul Sportelli.

Joining Bleu and Ross are Stephen DeRosa as Moonface Martin, Jimmy Ray Bennett as Lord Evelyn Oakleigh, and Lisa Helmi Johanson as Hope Harcourt. The cast will also include Jonathan Holmes (Captain), Thomas Adrian Simpson (Elisha Whitney), Maria Rizzo (Erma), Lisa Tejero (Evangeline Harcourt), Christopher Shin (Luke), Ben Gunderson, DeMoya Watson Brown, Nicholas Yenson, Brent McBeth, Mickey Orange, Emily Jeanne Phillips, Lizz Picini, and Kristyn Pope, with swings Allie O'Donnell and Brett Uram