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Guys and Dolls   
A Musical Fable of Broadway

 
Broadway Theatre , (7/21/1976 - 2/13/1977)
First Preview:Jul 11, 1976 Total Previews:12
Opening Date:Jul 21, 1976   
Closing Date:Feb 13, 1977 Total Performances:239

Category: Musical, Comedy, All Black Cast, Revival, Broadway
Setting: Broadway; Save-a-Soul Mission; Havana, Cuba; The Hot Box Club.


Production Staff
Theatre Owned / Operated by The Shubert Organization (Gerald Schoenfeld: Chairman; Bernard B. Jacobs: President)
Produced by Moe Septee; Produced in association with Victor H. Potamkin, Frank Enterprises and Beresford Productions, Ltd.; Associate Producer: Ashton Springer and Carmen F. Zollo
Music by Frank Loesser; Lyrics by Frank Loesser; Book by Jo Swerling and Abe Burrows; Based on a story and characters of Damon Runyon; Music arranged by Danny Holgate and Horace Ott; Music orchestrated by Danny Holgate and Horace Ott; Musical Director: Howard Roberts; Choral arrangements by Howard Roberts
Directed by Billy Wilson; Choreographed by Billy Wilson; Entire Production Under the Supervision of Abe Burrows
Scenic Design by Tom H. John; Costume Design by Bernard Johnson; Lighting Design by Thomas Skelton; Sound Design by Sander Hacker; Hair Design by Irvin Dett
General Manager: Laurel Ann Wilson; Company Manager: Donald Tirabassi
Production Stage Manager: R. Derek Swire; Stage Manager: Clinton Jackson; Assistant Stage Mgr: Bonnie Sue Schloss
Conducted by Howard Roberts; Assistant Conductor: Lea Richardson
Promotion Consultant: Norman Kean; Assistant to Mr. Wilson: Charles Augins; General Press Representative: Max Eisen; Press Representative: Barbara Glenn; Press Assistant: Judy Jacksina; Dance Captain: Andy Torres; Advertising: Matthew Serino, Stuart Roeder and The Blaine Thompson Company; Casting: Mikki Powell; Furs by Burns and Burns of Philadelphia
Cast
Norma Donaldson Miss Adelaide
Robert Guillaume Nathan Detroit
Ernestine Jackson Sarah Brown
James Randolph Sky Masterson
Edye Byrde General Matilda B. Cartwright
Clark Morgan Lt. Brannigan
Ken Page Nicely-Nicely Johnson
Christophe Pierre Benny Southstreet
Emett "Babe" Wallace Arvide Abernathy
Derrick Bell
Broadway debut
Joey Biltmore
Waiter
Guy
Toney Brealond Guy
Jymie Charles Angie the Ox
Guy
Bardell Conner Calvin
Mission Band
Guy
Prudence Darby Mimi
Doll
Irene Datcher Agatha
Mission Band
Alvin Davis Swing Dancer
Jacquelyn DuBois Doll
Anna Maria Fowlkes Doll
Helen Gelzer Doll
Nathan Jennings, Jr. Guy
Julia Lema Doll
Bill Mackey Guy
Sterling McQueen Rusty Charlie
Guy
Marion Moore Martha
Mission Band
John Russell
Broadway debut
Harry the Horse
Jacqueline Smith-Lee Doll
Andy Torres Hot Box MC
Drunk
Guy
Freda T. Vanterpool Swing Dancer
Walter White Big Jule
Eddie Wright, Jr. Guy
Understudies: Derrick Bell (Drunk), Toney Brealond (Big Jule), Jymie Charles (Nathan Detroit, Nicely-Nicely Johnson), Irene Datcher (Sarah Brown), Helen Gelzer (General Matilda B. Cartwright, Miss Adelaide), Nathan Jennings, Jr. (Sky Masterson), Julia Lema (Agatha, Mimi), Bill Mackey (Harry the Horse, Rusty Charlie), John Russell (Arvide Abernathy), Andy Torres (Benny Southstreet) and Eddie Wright, Jr. (Rusty Charlie)
Tony Award®
 1977 Best Actor in a Musical [nominee]
Robert Guillaume
 1977 Best Actress in a Musical [nominee]
Ernestine Jackson
 1977 Most Innovative Production of a Revival [nominee]
Produced by Moe Septee, Carmen F. Zollo and Ashton Springer; Produced in association with Victor H. Potamkin
Theatre World
nominee 1977 Award [recipient]
Ken Page
Drama Desk Award
 1977 Outstanding Actor in a Musical [nominee]
Robert Guillaume
 1977 Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical [nominee]
Ernestine Jackson
music by Frank Loesser; lyrics by Frank Loesser
ACT 1Sung By
Fugue for Tinhorns Nicely-Nicely Johnson, Benny Southstreet and Rusty Charlie
Follow the Fold Sarah Brown, Arvide Abernathy, Calvin (Mission Band), Agatha (Mission Band) and Priscilla (Mission Band)
The Oldest Established Nathan Detroit, Nicely-Nicely Johnson, Benny Southstreet and Ensemble
I'll Know Sarah Brown and Sky Masterson
A Bushel and a Peck Miss Adelaide and Hot Box Girls
Adelaide's Lament Miss Adelaide
Guys and Dolls Nicely-Nicely Johnson and Benny Southstreet
Havana Dancer and Ensemble
If I Were a Bell Sarah Brown
My Time of Day Sky Masterson
I've Never Been in Love Before Sky Masterson and Sarah Brown
ACT 2Sung By
Take Back Your Mink Miss Adelaide and Hot Box Girls
More I Cannot Wish You Arvide Abernathy
The Crap Game Dance (Crapshooter's Dance) Ensemble
Luck Be a Lady Sky Masterson and Crap Shooters
Sue Me Nathan Detroit and Miss Adelaide
Sit Down, You're Rockin' the Boat Nicely-Nicely Johnson and Ensemble
Marry the Man Today Miss Adelaide and Sarah Brown