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Porchlight Music Theatre Extends Cole Porter’s “Anything Goes” Through March 10

Chicago, Illinois (January 25, 2024) – Porchlight Music Theatre is delighted to announce the extension of its Jeff Recommended production of Cole Porter’s classic musical “Anything Goes,” starring Meghan Murphy. Due to overwhelming popularity, the show, originally slated to close on February 25, will now run until March 10 at the Ruth Page Center for the Arts, 1016 N. Dearborn St.

This 90th-anniversary production, directed by Porchlight Music Theatre’s Artistic Director Michael Weber, with choreography by Tammy Mader and music direction by Nick Sula, has garnered acclaim for its lively performances and innovative approach. Starring internationally renowned Meghan Murphy as “Reno Sweeney,” the musical takes the audience on a toe-tapping voyage across the Atlantic filled with laughs, romance, and intrigue.

“Anything Goes” Performance Schedule:

  • Wednesdays at 7:30 p.m.
  • Thursdays at 7:30 p.m.
  • Fridays at 7:30 p.m.
  • Saturdays at 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.
  • Sundays at 2 p.m.

Open caption performances are scheduled for Saturday, Feb. 3, and Saturday, Feb. 10, at 2 p.m. Post-show discussions will follow the performances on Friday, Feb. 2, and Wednesday, Feb. 7, at 7:30 p.m.

Ticket Information:

  • Single Tickets start at $20.
  • Subscriptions and single tickets are available at or by calling 773.777.9884.

About “Anything Goes” and Porchlight Music Theatre: “Anything Goes,” a crown jewel in Cole Porter’s repertoire, boasts an iconic score, including classics like “Anything Goes,” “Friendship,” “You’re the Top,” and “I Get a Kick Out of You.” This production, part of Porchlight’s 29th season, celebrates the 90th anniversary of the musical comedy, showcasing the talents of Meghan Murphy and introducing a newly commissioned 2022 libretto.

Porchlight Music Theatre, a Chicago institution, is known for its innovative productions, reimagining classic musicals, supporting new works, and nurturing young performers. The company has received numerous accolades, including Joseph Jefferson Awards and Black Theatre Alliance Awards. Porchlight is committed to bringing the magic of musicals to diverse audiences, impacting lives through live performances, youth education, and community outreach.

Don’t miss the chance to experience the magic of “Anything Goes” in this extended run, celebrating the timeless artistry of Cole Porter. For tickets and more information, visit

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