The original sheet music cover for the musical “Anything Goes”.

The annual fall mini-school at Woodrow Wilson High School, typically held a few weeks into the new school year to bring parents up to speed about what is being expected of their students in each class, always ends with an announcement of the school’s upcoming spring musical.

As a now-former Woodrow parent, I wasn’t at last night’s mini school for the first time in years, but sophomore parent Lucie Pound let us know that “Anything Goes” will be performed by the school’s choir students in Spring 2013.

You can click here for a Wikipedia summary of “Anything Goes”, which I’m told has been performed at Woodrow a couple of times during the past 55 years. Cole Porter is responsible for the music and lyrics, and it’s a story about the “madcap antics” aboard an ocean liner traveling from New York to London.

If you want to relive the history of Woodrow musicals and the people behind them, you might enjoy a flashback to our 2007 story by Keri Mitchell covering the school’s then-50th anniversary of its first musical.


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