The John F. Kennedy Middle for the Performing Arts declares full casting for its Broadway Middle Stage manufacturing of Guys and Dolls. Becoming a member of the extremely anticipated new manufacturing helmed by Marc Bruni (Stunning, 50 Years of Broadway on the Kennedy Middle, Broadway Middle Stage: The Music Man), are three-time Tony Award nominee Kevin Chamberlin (Seussical, The Addams Household) as Properly-Properly Johnson, Tony Award nominee Rachel Dratch (POTUS, Saturday Night time Dwell) as Massive Jule, Jacqueline Antaramian (The Customer, Dr. Zhivago) as Basic Cartwright, Fred Applegate (The Producers, The Ferryman) as Arvide Abernathy, Eden Marryshow (Archive 81, Ink) as Lt. Brannigan, Matthew Saldivar (Bernhardt/Hamlet, Junk) as Benny Southstreet, Jimmy Smagula (Broadway Middle Stage: The Music Man, Billy Elliot) as Harry the Horse, and Akron Watson (Empire, The Play That Goes Fallacious) as Rusty Charlie/Scorching Field MC.
They be part of the beforehand introduced all-star solid led by Tony Award winner James Monroe Iglehart (Aladdin, Hamilton, 50 Years of Broadway on the Kennedy Middle) as Nathan Detroit, Tony Award winner Jessie Mueller (The Minutes, Waitress, Broadway Middle Stage: The Music Man) as Miss Adelaide, Steven Pasquale (The Bridges of Madison County, Junk) as Sky Masterson, and Tony Award nominee and Grammy Award winner Phillipa Soo (Into the Woods, Hamilton) as Sarah Brown.
Additionally newly introduced are Allison Blackwell as Agatha, Colin Cunliffe as Sorrowful Jones, Michael Fatica as Liverlips Louie/Calvin, Tommy Gedrich as The Greek, Julia Harnett as Allison, Nathan Lucrezio as Scranton Slim, Kristen Religion Oei as Mimi, Lizz Picini as Ferguson, Deon Ridley as Society Max, Anthony Wayne as Angie the Ox, Tanner Wilson as Brandy Bottle Bates, and Kristin Yancy as Martha/Vernon.
This Tony-winning favourite by composer/lyricist Frank Loesser and guide writers Jo Swerling and Abe Burrows has been hailed by many as an ideal musical comedy. Set in Damon Runyon’s legendary New York Metropolis of the Nineteen Fifties, Guys and Dolls follows a rowdy bunch of gamblers, gangsters, and showgirls in a wild sport of probability—all set to Loesser’s immortal rating that includes songs reminiscent of “Adelaide’s Lament” and “Luck Be a Girl.”
Backed by an on-stage Kennedy Middle Opera Home Orchestra, the manufacturing will characteristic choreography by two-time Tony Award nominee Denis Jones, music course by Kevin Stites, scenic and projection design by Paul Tate dePoo III, costume design by Mara Blumenfeld, lighting design by Cory Pattak, sound design by Tony Award winner Kai Harada and Haley Parcher, and casting by JZ Casting.
Guys and Dolls is offered as part of Broadway Middle Stage, a Kennedy Middle–produced sequence conceived by Tony Award–successful Govt Producer and Creative Director Jeffrey Finn. The sequence has turn into a success with each critics and audiences alike with star-studded performances of Subsequent to Regular, Footloose, The Who’s Tommy, The Music Man, Little Store of Horrors, The right way to Reach Enterprise With out Actually Making an attempt, Within the Heights, and Chess. Following Guys and Dolls, the 2022–23 season will proceed with the Tony Award–successful Greatest Musicals Sundown Boulevard, starring Tony Award winner Stephanie J. Block, and Kiss of the Spider Lady.
Guys and Dolls performs from October 7 to 16, 2022, on the Kennedy Middle’s Eisenhower Theater, 2700 F St NW, Washington, DC 20566. Showtimes are 8 pm Friday, October 7 and Saturday, October 8; 7 pm Sunday, October 9; 8 pm Tuesday-Friday, October 11-14; 2 pm and eight pm Saturday, October 15; and a pair of pm Sunday, October 16. Tickets ($59–$299) may be bought by calling the field workplace at 202-467-4600 or on-line.
COVID Security: Masks are required for all patrons inside all theaters throughout performances on the Kennedy Middle until actively consuming or consuming.
Kennedy Middle declares all-star ‘Guys and Dolls’ leads (information story August 2, 2022)