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Guys and Dolls

Guys and Dolls
Based on a story and characters of Damon Runyon
Music and Lyrics by Frank Loesser
Book by Jo Swelling and Abe Burrows
Produced and directed by Graham Frosdick and Phil Pearce
29 June – 4 July 1992

Gambler Nathan Detroit has few options for the location of his big craps game. Needing $1,000 to pay a garage owner to host the game, Nathan bets Sky Masterson that Sky cannot get virtuous Sarah Brown out on a date. Despite some resistance, Sky negotiates a date with her in exchange for bringing people into her mission. Meanwhile, Nathan’s longtime fiancée, Adelaide, wants him to go legit and marry her.

Cast

Nicely-Nicely Johnson – Keith Jarman
Benny Southstreet – Matt Hawes
Rusty Charlie – Brian Roberts
Sarah Brown – Nikki Horner
Arvide Abernathy – Reg Higley
Harry the Horse – Phill Pain
Lt. Brannigan – Ian Macdonald
Nathan Detroit – Peter Richardson
Angie the Ox – Dave Higley
Miss Adelaide – Jacqueline Medhurst
Sky Masterson – David Maun
Hot Box M.C. – Graham Peters
Joey Biltmore – Tony Bate
Mimi – Judith Brace
General Matilda B. Cartwright – Betty Bailey
Big Jule – Barrie Richardson

Mission Band: Tom Bramall, Tracy Hildrew, Pam Maltby, Suzanne Maltby

The Dolls: Claire Berrecloth, Jane Ghost, Tracy Higley, Deborah Hurst, Linda Jeffries, Joanne Lovell, Shelley Peters, Polly Owen, Jaqui Rand

The Guys: Michael Angell, John Cole, Graham Peters, Brian White

Crew

Musical Director – Jennifer Anderson
Choreographer – Stella Jarman
Stage Manager – Graeme Horner
Set Designer – Graeme Horner
Assistant Stage Manager – Margaret Penny
Set Construction – Theatre Workshop
Properties – Pamela Horner, Pat Vale, Diane Frosdick
Lighting – Peter Bennett, Mike Auvray, Richard Apsey
Sound – Jon Gritton
Costumes – Marjorie Sawyer, Carole Bramall