Lincoln College presents Broadway musical 'Guys and Dolls'

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[February 07, 2014]  The Lincoln College Fine Arts division will present the musical "Guys and Dolls" Feb. 12-16.

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 Feb. 16.

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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[Text from file received from Lincoln College]


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