Guys and Dolls

(Premiere 2005)
DIRECTOR Michael Grandage
DESIGNER Christopher Oram
THEATRE Piccadilly Theatre
DESCRIPTION
Guys and Dolls is a musical with music and lyrics by Frank Loesser and book by Jo Swerling and Abe Burrows. It is based on "The Idyll of Miss Sarah Brown" and "Blood Pressure" – two short stories by Damon Runyon – and also borrows characters and plot elements from other Runyon stories – most notably "Pick the Winner"
WTDir RATING:

Country: United Kingdom

Runtime: 160 min

Interval: YES

CAST (ACTORS | DANCERS | SINGERS)

Jenna Russell | Sarah Brown
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Ensemble
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Martyn Ellis | Nicely Nicely Johnson
Singer
Norman Bowman | Harry the Horse
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Douglas Hodge | Nathan Detroit
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Jane Krakowski | Miss Adelaide
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Sevan Stephan | Big Jule
Singer
Ensemble
Cory English | Benny Southstreet
Singer
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Patrick Brennan | Lt. Brannigan
Singer
Ensemble
Ewan McGregor | Sky Masterson
Singer
Niall Buggy | Arvide Abernathy
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Gaye Brown | General Cartwright
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Ensemble
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Creatives

Director | Michael Grandage
Playwright | Abe Burrows
Playwright | Jo Swerling
Designer | Christopher Oram
Lighting Designer | Howard Harrison
Choreographer | Rob Ashford
Arranger | David Chase
Sound Designer | Chris Full
Sound Designer | Terry Jardine
Fight Director | Terry King
Music | Frank Loesser
Hair Stylist | Richard Mawbey
Lyricist | Frank Loesser
Musical Coordinator | Andy Barnwell
Musical Supervisor | Jae Alexander
Orchestrator | Doug Besterman

Production

PHOTOS

DETAILS

PERFORMANCE TYPE: MUSICAL

THEATRES
REVIVAL

Piccadilly Theatre, 19/05/2005 - 14/04/2007

REVIEWS

'Grandage has not just revived one of the best of all Broadway shows, he has reminded us that even musicals need to be rooted in truth if they are to earn their classic status.'
'With a great score, highly memorable and hummable tunes and a great cast to bring it alive, this version of ‘Guys And Dolls’ will have your foot tapping for almost the entire duration of the performa ...
'The odds are that everyone will have their own favorite moment in Michael Grandage’s loving London revival of “Guys and Dolls,” which looks to resuscitate a Broadway mainstay for today’s generation j ...
'McGregor's charm makes fairy-tale of New York a hit'
'When this Donmar Warehouse revival of Guys and Dolls first opened directly into the West End in June, all attention was inevitably focused on Ewan McGregor's debut as an all-singing, all-dancing thea ...