These guys and dolls present Guys and Dolls
NEXT month, EBOS will present a new version of the everpopular music Guys and Dolls.
The play is a theatre classic and opened on Broadway back in the 1950s, where it won a Tony award for best musical. A film adaptation followed, starring Marlon Brando and Frank Sinatra.
Their talent soon immortalised the songs Luck be a Lady and Guys and Dolls.
Standing the test of time, Guys and Dolls had a West
End revival in 2015, taking nominations in every major award category at the Laurence Olivier Awards.
Set in New York City, this romantic comedy sees longtime gambler Nathan Detroit desperately trying to secure a location for his illegal craps game and stay one step ahead of the authorities, while managing his long-suffering fiancé Miss Adelaide and their 14-year engagement!
Nathan turns to fellow gambler Sky Masterson with a proposition, hoping to win the necessary dough placing a bet “he cannot lose”.
Suckered in by Nathan, Sky ends up pursuing missionary Sergeant Sarah Brown.
Will Nathan’s Craps game float again? Or will Sky win over Miss Sarah and take the mission doll to Havana?
Frank Loesser’s score includes some of musical theatre’s most well-known songs, including Sit Down, You’re Rocking the Boat. The show promises to be a great night out for everyone who parts with their dough for a slice of the action.
EBOS director and choreographer Natalie Hayllor said: “As a show, Guys and Dolls offers everything from love, laughs and High stakes Dice Games set to a beautiful score against a dynamic 1950’s New York backdrop. Our 17-strong ensemble cast have worked tirelessly to bring all the characters of Broadway to life in what will be a fast paced action filled evening of Theatre”.
Guys and Dolls will be performed at the Wilde Theatre in South Hill Park from Tuesday, July 17 to Saturday, July 21. Curtain up is at 7.45pm nightly and there’s a Saturday matinee at 2.30pm. Tickets costs £21 and concessions and group rates are available.
For more details, or to book, log on to www.southhillpark.org.uk or call the box office on 01344 484 123.
Rehearsals for EBOS’s new show, Guys and Dolls, are currently under way, the show opens next month at South Hill Park