Guys and Dolls Phoenix Theatre, Charing Cross Road, London, WC2H 0JP
ABOUT Guys and Dolls
Hailed as the perfect musical comedy, Guys and Dolls rolls the dice as it swaggers into the Royal Albert Hall this October with the Royal Philharmonic Concert Orchestra and an all-star cast in a semi-staged concert directed by Stephen Mear (Gypsy, Singin’ in the Rain).
This sizzling New York tale of gamblers, gangsters and nightclub singers (and a missionary) features some of Broadway’s greatest show-stopping tunes, including Luck be a Lady, Sit Down You’re Rockin’ the Boat and My Time of Day.
Join the smooth Sky Masterson (Adrian Lester), sweet, sad, cold-prone Miss Adelaide (Meow Meow), no-good Nathan Detroit (Jason Manford) and the straight-talking, gambling-opposing Sarah Brown for this unmissable feel-good show.
A joyous and vibrant celebration of Prohibition-era New York, Guys and Dolls is one feel good show you won’t want to miss.
Guys and Dolls will play three performances from 19 October 2018 until 20 October 2018 at the Royal Albert Hall, London.
WHAT’S THE STORY?
Nathan Detroit is desperate: he needs money for an illegal dice game, and he needs it fast. Not to mention a 14-year engagement with nightclub singer Miss Adelaide, whose patience is finally running out.
Enter notorious gambler Sky Masterson, a guy who can never turn down a bet, and straight-laced missionary Sarah Brown, a doll with a heart of ice.
Nathan’s wager is that Sky has to romance Sarah by taking her to Havana for dinner and in return he’ll provide a dozen ‘sinners’ for Sarah’s mission.
Surely this is one bet Nathan absolutely can’t lose?
WHO’S IN IT? CAST
The cast is led by Adrian Lester (BBC series Hustle, Sweeney Todd, Company), Australian cabaret star Meow Meow and comedian turned musical theatre pro Jason Manford (The Producers, Sweeney Todd).
Directed and choreographed by Stephen Mear (Sunset Boulevard, Mary Poppins, Gypsy) with musical direction from James McKeon and design by Morgan Large.
Guys and Dolls is based on a story and characters by Damon Runyon, with music and lyrics by Frank Loesser and book by Jo Swerling and Abe Burrows.