Set against the streets of New York City in the 1950s, "Guys and
Dolls" is a story of gamblers, cops and missionaries. The
award-winning musical features such memorable characters as Sky
Masterson, Sarah Brown, Nathan Detroit and Ms. Adelaide, and
songs "Luck Be A Lady," "Bushel and a Peck," "Sue Me" and "Sit
Down, You're Rockin' the Boat."
Student ensemble members are
Chase Doolin as Sky Masterson; Bobby Wilhelmson as Nathan
Detroit; Lauren Stanfield as Sarah Brown; Alexa Maxey as Ms.
Adelaide; Madison Bishop as Agatha; Michael Coley as Arvide
Abernathy; Riley Dobson as Big Jule; Tegan Follis as Martha;
Ryan Huggins as Nicely Nicely Johnson; Kendall Katz as Gen.
Matilda B. Cartwright; Alan Rasnic as Lt. Brannigan; Chase
Krones as Rusty Charlie; Michael Marconi as Harry the Horse;
Brett Vandy Nelson as Angie the Ox; Cameron Williams as Benny
Southstreet; Isaiah Denton as Calvin and Joey Biltmore; Sara
Klemm, Jazmin Robinson, Danielle Rokosh and India Stoddard as
Salvation Army members; and Melissa Crivokapich, Deidra
Granderson, Sabrina Washington as Hot Box Dancers.
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"Guys and Dolls" was written by Jo Swerling and Abe Burrows, with
lyrics and music by Frank Loesser, and is based on two short stories
by Damon Runyon. Produced on Broadway in 1950, it won the Tony Award
for best musical and was later made into a popular film starring
Marlon Brando, Jean Simmons, Frank Sinatra and Vivian Blaine.
The show is directed by Kenneth Z. Kendall. Music direction is by
Cynthia Fox, assistant professor of music; technical direction by
Martin Holden, assistant professor of theater; and choreography by
Audra Turley, dance instructor.
Showtimes will be at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 12-15 and a 2 p.m. matinee on
Tickets are $12 for general admission, $6 for students and
seniors, and $1 for LC students. To reserve tickets, call the box
office at 217-732-3155, ext 280.
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