Rushville Republican

February 22, 2013

Anything Goes” set to sail

RCHS Drama Dept.

Rushville Republican

RUSHVILLE — The cast has been set for this spring’s RCHS stage production of the smash hit, “Anything Goes.”

Anything goes takes place aboard the SS American, a cruise ship sailing from the United States to England in the 1930s.

With music and lyrics by the legendary Cole Porter, audiences will recognize classic favorites such as “You’re the Top,” “I Get a Kick Out of You,” and the title song “Anything Goes.”

The story follows lead characters Reno Sweeny and Billy Crocker through their journey to find love aboard a cruise ship filled with gangsters, Chinese converts, ministers, sailors, night club singers, and a poor pooch named Cheeky.

Show dates are April 11, 12, 13, and 14. Evening shows begin at 7:30 p.m. and the Sunday matinee begins at 2 p.m.

Tickets are $7 for reserved seating and on sale now. Call the high school drama department to reserve your seats.

The storyline is full of plot twists and turns and sure to keep you enthusiastically entertained.

To reserve tickets or for more information call 765-932-3901 ext. 258 or e-mail This production is under the experienced direction of Jennie Tague.

Cast List for Anything Goes

Female Roles

Reno Sweeny: Jessica Miller

Hope Harcourt: Michaela Orme

Evangeline Harcourt: Michaela Colestock

Erma: McKenzie Conrad

Purity: Kylee Hickmott

Chastity: Sarah Daubenspeck

Charity: Catie Liggett

Virtue: Jen Lattner

Male Roles

Lord Evelyn Oakleigh: LJ Conrad

Elisha Whitney: Steven Locchetta

Billy Crocker: Bryce Colestock

Moonface Martin: Nate Hoeing

Luke: Logan Mahan

John: Zack Cramer

Ship’s Captain: Christian Valez

Ship’s Purser: Austin Tielking

Male/Female Roles

Fred (bartender): Christian Valez

Henry T. Dobson (minister): Bryce Conrad

Reporter: Ashley Meyer, Abi Roszell

F.B.I. Agent: Abi Roszell

Old Lady in a Wheelchair: Ashley Meyer

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