In his 1934 review of the frothy musical “Anything Goes,”
drama critic Brooks Atkinson wrote that Cole Porter “has written a dashing score with impish lyrics.” Porter’s singular talent was similarly praised for much of his career and was heralded again in 2011 with a new production of “Anything Goes” that won a Tony as the best revival of a Broadway musical. That production, directed and choreographed by
, is on a national tour and makes its way to Los Angeles this week for a six-week run at the Ahmanson Theatre.
Brush up your Porter with our 10-question quiz.
How many did you get right?
0-2: Why can't you behave?
3-4: Just one of those things
5-6: Well, did you evah!
7-8: It’s de-lovely
9-10: You’re the top