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Guys and Dolls confirmed at the Piccadilly theatre from 20 May 2005.
It has been confirmed that Guys and Dolls will be at the Piccadilly Theatre previewing from 20 May, opening in June 2005 , booking to 1 Oct 2005.
(Public Booking opens 7 Jan 2005)
Ewan McGregor will return to the London stage to make his West End musical debut as 'Sky Masterson' in this new production. (Further casting will be announced shortly. )
The Scottish actor was last on the London stage in 1999 in "Little Malcolm And His Struggle Against The Eunuchs" at the Comedy Theatre (following a run at the Hampstead Theatre in 1998). Ewan McGregor's many film credits include "Star Wars"; "Moulin Rouge!"; Little Voice"; "Trainspotting".
Guys and Dolls has music and lyrics by Frank Loesser, book by Jo Swerling and Abe Burrows. It is directed by Michael Grandage; designed by Christopher Oram; choreography by Rob Ashford, lighting by Howard Harrison; and sound by Terry Jardine for Autograph.
The show is produced by Howard Panter for The Ambassador Theatre Group and David Lan for Clear Channel Entertainment, in association with the Donmar Warehouse's own production team.
Brings to life the Broadway of the 1940's, inhabited by gamblers, nightclub performers and members of the Salvation Army, in search of sinners to cure. The score includes numbers as 'Sit Down You're Rocking the Boat', 'Luck Be A Lady Tonight' and 'Take Back Your Mink'.