Festival 2014

CLARE FOSTER JAMIE PARKER PETER POLYCARPOU SOPHIE THOMPSON

GUYS AND DOLLS

A musical fable of Broadway based on a story and characters of DAMON RUNYON. Music and lyrics by FRANK LOESSER. Book by JO SWERLING and ABE BURROWS

GUYS AND DOLLS

GUYS AND DOLLS

Festival Theatre

11 Aug - 21 Sep 2014

Overview

‘Luck, let a gentleman see How nice a dame you can be I know the way you’ve treated other guys you’ve been with, Luck be a lady with me!’

The cream of gambling’s high society are gathering in New York City for Nathan Detroit’s popular dice game. All the hotshot guys are here: Harry the Horse, Liver Lips Louie, Rusty Charlie and Big Jule from Chicago.

Nathan could make a fortune. Except he’s  stony-broke and can’t afford the $1,000 needed for a deposit on a room for the game. The only hope is to lay a bet he absolutely can’t lose.

Enter the iciest doll he knows, missionary zealot Sarah Brown from the Save-A-Soul Mission, and notorious player Sky Masterson, a gambler who can’t turn down a challenge. Even when the wager requires he woo pious Sarah all the
way to Havana.

This hugely popular and multi award-winning musical opened in 1950, winning five Tony Awards including Best Musical. It includes the hit numbers Sit Down, You’re Rockin’ the Boat and My Time of Day and inspired the award-winning 1955 movie which starred Marlon Brando as Sky Masterson and Frank Sinatra as Nathan Detroit.

American director Gordon Greenberg makes his directorial debut at Chichester with this classic Broadway musical. Choreography is by the internationally renowned dancer and Choreographer Carlos Acosta with Co-choreography by Andrew Wright (Singin' in the Rain, Barnum) The cast includes Peter Polycarpou as Nathan Detroit, returning to Chichester following his performance in The Pajama Game (2013) and Sophie Thompson as Miss Adelaide. Her last appearance at Chichester was in The Chalk Garden (1986).

This production is presented by arrangement with Josef Weinberger Limited on behalf of Music Theatre International of New York.

Guys and Dolls is sponsored by Henry Adams, Reynolds Fine Furnture, Rousillion Park - Zero C and Seaward Properties
Supported by The Guys and Dolls Commissioning Circle


The Company

Creative Team

Gordon Greenberg

Director

Gordon Greenberg

Peter McKintosh

Designer

Peter McKintosh

Carlos Acosta

Choreographer

Carlos Acosta

Andrew Wright

Co-choreographer

Andrew Wright

Gareth Valentine

Dance Arrangements, Musical Supervisor & Musical Director

Gareth Valentine

Larry Blank

Orchestrator

Larry Blank

Tim Mitchell

Lighting Designer

Tim Mitchell

Paul Groothuis

Sound Designer

Paul Groothuis

Pippa Ailion

Casting Director

Pippa Ailion


Cast

Clare Foster

Clare Foster

Sarah Brown

Jamie Parker

Jamie Parker

Sky Masterson

Peter Polycarpou

Peter Polycarpou

Nathan Detroit

Sophie  Thompson

Sophie Thompson

Miss Adelaide

Karen Aspinall

Karen Aspinall

Ensemble

Lucy Banfield

Lucy Banfield

Ensemble and Assistant Choreographer

Miles Barrow

Miles Barrow

Ensemble

John Brannoch

John Brannoch

Ensemble

Stephanie Bron

Stephanie Bron

Ensemble

Nic Greenshields

Nic Greenshields

Big Jule

Mark Heenehan

Mark Heenehan

Lieutenant Brannigan

Ian Hughes

Ian Hughes

Benny

Daniel Ioannou

Daniel Ioannou

Ensemble

Melissa James

Melissa James

Ensemble

Anabel Kutay

Anabel Kutay

Ensemble

Melanie La Barrie

Melanie La Barrie

General Cartwright

Lucinda Lawrence

Lucinda Lawrence

Ensemble

Adam Margilewski

Adam Margilewski

Ensemble

Neil McCaul

Neil McCaul

Arvide Abernathy

Harry Morrison

Harry Morrison

Nicely Nicely Johnson

Michael Peters

Michael Peters

Angie the Ox

Carl Sanderson

Carl Sanderson

Rusty Charlie

Matthew Whennell-Clark

Matthew Whennell-Clark

Ensemble

Nick Wilton

Nick Wilton

Harry the Horse



Booking Info

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Prices are guaranteed until Thursday 22 May and are then subject to change.

Tickets

Previews/Press Nights
£10 & £22

Friday evenings/Saturday matinees and evenings
£15, £25, £40, £46

All other performances
£15, £25, £35, £41

Discounts and concessions available

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