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Tuesday, 17 October 2017

Cast announced for the Manchester Royal Exchange production of GUYS AND DOLLS

Guys and Dolls, produced with Talawa Theatre Company is being Directed by Michael Buffong. It will be set on the streets of Harlem during one of New York City's 'most significant cultural awakenings'. It will feature the original music from composer and lyricist Frank Loesser.

The cast includes Koko Basigara (Allison), Evonnee Bentley-Holder (Mimi), Nathanael Campbell (Liverlips Louis), Darren Charles (Society Max), Ewen Cummins (Lieutenant Brannigan), Chelsey Emery (Agatha), Ray Fearon (Natahan Detroit), Kurt Kansley (Harry the Horse), Danielle Kassarate (Angie the Fox), Fela Lufadeju (Benny Southwest), Melanie Marshall (General Matilda B.Cartwright), Ako Mitchell (Nicely-Nicely Johnson), Abiona Omonua (Sarah Brown), Javar Parker (Rusty Charlie), Joe Speare (Big Julie), Jaime Tait (Calvin), Toyan Thomas-Browne (Moe), Trevor A Toussaint (Arvide Abernathy), Lucy Vandi (Miss Adelaide), T'shan Williams (Martha) & Ashley Zhangazha (Sky Masterson).

Wednesday, 20 August 2014

FIRST LOOK: Guys and Dolls at the Chichester Festival Theatre

This multi award-winning musical originally opened in 1950, winning five Tony Awards including Best Musical. It includes the hit numbers Sit Down, You’re Rockin’ the Boat and My Time of Day and inspired the award-winning 1955 movie which starred Marlon Brando as Sky Masterson and Frank Sinatra as Nathan Detroit.

The cast includes Peter Polycarpou as Nathan Detroit, returning to Chichester following his performance in The Pajama Game which he is leaving in June  to play this role and Sophie Thompson as Miss Adelaide. Her last appearance at Chichester was in The Chalk Garden (1986).

They will be joined by Jamie Parker/Sky Masterson: Clare Foster/Sarah Brown: Carl Sanderson/Rusty Charlie: Harry Morrison/Nicely Nicely Johnson: Nick Wilton/Harry the Horse: Nic Greenshields/Big Jule: Mark Heenehan/Lieutenant Brannigan: Ian Hughes/Benny: Melanie La Barrie/General Cartwright and Neil McCaul/Arvide Abernathy.
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