VOS Theatre presents one of the great jewels of musical theatre’s Golden Age, Guys and Dolls beginning Thursday, April 19, 2018, for a two week run
Music & Lyrics by Frank Loesser
Book by Joe Swerling and Abe Burrows
Hailed as the perfect musical comedy, this award-winning classic gambles with luck and love under the bright lights of Broadway. Set in Damon Runyon’s mythical New York City, Guys & Dolls is an oddball romantic comedy. Gambler Nathan Detroit tries to find the cash to set up the biggest craps game in town while the authorities breathe down his neck; meanwhile, his girlfriend and nightclub performer Adelaide, laments that they’ve been engaged for fourteen years. Nathan turns to fellow gambler Sky Masterson for the dough, and Sky ends up chasing straight-laced missionary, Sarah Brown as a result. Guys & Dolls takes us from the heart of Times Square to the cafes of Havana, Cuba and even into the sewers of New York City but eventually, everyone ends up where they belong. Frank Loesser’s brassy, immortal score makes Guys & Dolls a real crowd pleaser.
The VOS production features Marlena Sculthorpe as the long-suffering Adelaide, Samantha Clark as Sister Sarah, Darren Strongman as Nicely, Nicely Johnson, J.P. Baldwin as Sky Masterson and Stacy Main as Nathan Detroit. Add to the mix a spectacular supporting cast including Jamie Milner,(Rusty) Robb Howells,(Benny) Carlotta Rutledge (General Cartwright) and Gary Potter (Arvide) and a live orchestra and patrons just can’t lose!
Loesser’s score delivers as the show brings you one classic after another from Sit Down You’re Rockin’ the Boat to I’ll Know, My Time of Day, Oldest Established and of course, Guys and Dolls.
Don’t miss the colour, the laughs and the music that is Guys and Dolls live at Victoria Hall. The show runs for two weeks only and Opens April 19. Call the box office at 905-372-2210 or 1-888-372-2210 or reserve online at vostheatre.com. Tickets are $27.00* with special group rates available.
Contact: Liz Clark for further information email@example.com 905-885-8023 or visit the website at www.vostheatre.com