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Guys and Dolls

July 2 – August 13, 2017
(Opening Night: Friday, July 7)

Donald and Darlene Shiley Stage
Old Globe Theatre
Conrad Prebys Theatre Center

Music and Lyrics by Frank Loesser
Book by Abe Burrows and Jo Swerling
Directed and Choreographed by Josh Rhodes
Scenic Design by Lee Savage
Costume Design by Brian Hemesath
Lighting Design by Kevin Kennedy
Music Direction by Sinai Tabak
In Association with Asolo Repertory Theatre

Guys and Dolls tops Entertainment Weekly’s list of the Greatest Musicals of All Time, and for good reason: it’s everything we love in musical theatre. Now fast-rising director/choreographer Josh Rhodes returns to the Globe to direct our first-ever production of this Broadway masterpiece. Nathan Detroit needs some serious dough to keep his “oldest established permanent floating crap game” going. He’s also got his hands full with his marriage-minded girlfriend Adelaide. But when Nathan makes a bet with high-roller Sky Masterson, his problems appear to be solved. Based on Damon Runyon’s famous tales of small-time hoods and showgirls, Guys and Dolls is filled with some of the most wonderful showtunes ever, including “Luck Be a Lady,” “I’ve Never Been in Love Before,” and the irrepressible anthem “Sit Down, You’re Rockin’ the Boat.” Guys and Dolls will put a spring in your step and a smile on your face and remind you how much fun it is to see a top-notch Globe revival of a classic American musical!

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Josh Rhodes
Guys and Dolls director and choreographer Josh Rhodes. Guys and Dolls, with music and lyrics by Frank Loesser, book by Abe Burrows and Jo Swerling,  directed and choreographed by Josh Rhodes, runs July 2 - August 13, 2017 at The Old Globe. Photo courtesy of The Old Globe.