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Guys and Dolls

Tuesday 9th to Saturday 13th May, 2006

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

Presented by arrangement with JOSEF WEINBERGER LTD on behalf of MUSIC THEATRE INTERNATIONAL of NEW YORK

This classic American musical is the stage version of Damon Runyon's delightful story The Idyll of Miss Sarah Brown. Love and marriage are riding on one roll of the dice in this tale of tinhorn gamblers and sentimental chorus girls in New York's Times Square.

Amidst the hurly-burly of Broadway, Sarah Brown and her gallant band from the Save-A-Soul Mission endeavour to recruit sinners. Nathan Detroit and the gambling fraternity are more concerned with finding a place for their illegal floating crap game and Adelaide, Nathan's long-time fiancée, is preoccupied with trying to reform him and get him to the altar.

Sky Masterson saunters into town and gets suckered into a bet with Nathan that he can take any doll he likes to Havana. Nathan names Sarah Brown, and, undaunted, Sky presents himself at the Mission as a sinner. When this doesn't work, he guarantees her a dozen sinners in return for having dinner with him - in Havana – but Sarah tells him he is not her type of guy.

The arrival of General Cartwright, intent on closing the Mission through lack of support, galvanises Sarah into accepting Sky's invitation….

Ian Parrott, Director
Tony Rickard, Musical Director
Iris Harmon, Choreographer

Cast of Characters

Sky Masterson Tony Khublall
Sarah Brown Alison Allan
Nathan Detroit Neil Toone
Miss Adelaide Diane Carr
Nicely-Nicely Johnson John Hebden
Benny Southstreet Terry Salkeld
Rusty Charlie Steve Allan
Harry the Horse Rob Law
Arvide Abernathy Graham Borthwick Jones
General Matilda B Cartwright Annie Simons
Lt Brannigan  Graham Sawtell
Big Jule Dereck Cross
Hot Box Girls  
Allison Claire Colthup
Ferguson Ann Gray
Mimi  Melanie Herbert
Vernon Rosemary Macklin
Lillian Elaine Magnall
Doris Melanie Permutt
Cynthia Ceri Sims
Charlotte Georgia Taylforth-Rix
Crapshooters  
Fats O'Rourke Martin Cooke
Last Card Louie David Jenkins
Dave the Dude Jack Kirby
Angie the Ox Ian Prosser
Tony Bertazzola Howard Roberts
Feets Samuels  Paul St James
Dopey Goldberg Jos Slovick
Bookie Bob Alastair Woodgate
Dolls  
Amelia Bodkin  Emily Burman
Harriet Mackyle Sarah Francis
Missouri Martin Heather Jordan
Hilda Slocum Trish Law
Maude Milligan Sue Neilson
Billy Perry Georgina Sanders
Dark Delores Christine Sawtell
Lovey Lou Sophie Sawtell
Violet Schlumberger Penny Thomson
  Carrie Ullstein
Salvation Army Mission Band
Agatha  Elaine Hartland
Calvin Howard Roberts
Martha Sarah Lane
  Ian Johnston
  Stuart Bertram
MC/Policeman  Graham Bennett
Joey Biltmore Paul St James

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