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"Guys and Dolls" now booking to 4 March 2006
Even before the show opens Guys and Dolls, has been extended by 5 months and is now taking bookings to 4 March 2006.
The musical opens at the Piccadilly Theatre 1 June 2005, following previews from 19 May 2005. (It was originally booking to 1 Oct, but now booking to 4 March 2006) .
The full cast to December 2005 is: Ewan McGregor (Sky Masterson), Jane Krakowski (Miss Adelaide), Douglas Hodge (Nathan Detroit), Jenna Russell (Sarah Brown), Martin Ellis (Nicely Nicely), Niall Buggy (Arvide), Gaye Brown (General Cartwright), Sevan Stephen (Big Julie), Norman Bowman, Patrick Brennan, Lyndsey Britton, Darren Carnell, Ben Clare, Matthew Cole, Cory English, Liz Cooper Gee, Charlotte Gorton, Zoe Hardman, Madeleine Harland, Nicola Keen, Graham Macduff, Andrew Playfoot, Kelly Price, Jo Servi, Spencer Soloman, Summer Strallen, Suzanne Toase, Sebastian Torkia.
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 and Chris Full.
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'.