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Date Of Birth:
October 04, 1880
Date Of Death:
December 10, 1946 (66)
Birth Place:
Manhattan, KS, USA
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Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend - 2/28-3/1/2015Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend - 2/28-3/1/2015
by - Mar 1, 2015

Hottest Articles on BroadwayWorld.com from this weekend Sunday, March 1, 2015 - Sunday, March 1, 2015. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: On This Day for 3/1/15- GUYS AND DOLLSSTAGE TUBE: On This Day for 3/1/15- GUYS AND DOLLS
by Stage Tube - Mar 1, 2015

Today in 2009, Guys and Dolls opened at the Nederlander Theatre, where it ran for 121 performances. 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'. Premiering on Broadway in 1950, the original production ran for 1200 performances and won the Tony Award for Best Musical. The musical has had several Broadway revivals as well as West End productions. (more...)

Anthony Roach, Nancy Anderson, and More Lead Goodspeed's GUYS AND DOLLS- Full Cast Announced!Anthony Roach, Nancy Anderson, and More Lead Goodspeed's GUYS AND DOLLS- Full Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2015

Goodspeed Musicals kicks off its 2015 season at the Goodspeed Opera House with the Broadway classic Guys and Dolls. Roll the dice on this winning musical comedy running April 10 - June 20 at the Goodspeed Opera House in East Haddam, Conn. (more...)

Single Tickets Go on Sale This Sunday for Goodspeed's 2015 SeasonSingle Tickets Go on Sale This Sunday for Goodspeed's 2015 Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 12, 2015

Don't miss your chance to get the best seats at the greatest values for each of the three fantastic musicals during the upcoming 2015 season at the Goodspeed Opera House. Unprecedented demand is expected when tickets go on sale for the new season so audience members are encouraged to call right away. The Box Office will open at 10 a.m. this Sunday offering great deals on three dance-filled musicals that are sure to delight theatre-goers: roll the dice with Broadway blockbuster Guys and Dolls; celebrate the best of times with La Cage aux Folles; enjoy laugh-out-loud antics in the world premiere of The Honeymooners, a new musical based on the legendary CBS television series. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at the New GUYS AND DOLLS National TourPhoto Flash: First Look at the New GUYS AND DOLLS National Tour
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2015

Christopher Swan leads the cast of the 2014 - 2015 National Tour of GUYS AND DOLLS in the role of the infamous crap-shooter Nathan Detroit. Swan joins Lauren Weinberg as Detroit's long-suffering fiancee of fourteen years, Miss Adelaide, Matthew J. Taylor as the charming and slick gambler Sky Masterson, and Kayleen Seidl as the upright, but uptight 'mission doll,' Sarah Brown. Scroll down for photos of the cast onstage, plus design extras, below! (more...)

VIDEO: First Look at the New GUYS & DOLLS National TourVIDEO: First Look at the New GUYS & DOLLS National Tour
by Stage Tube - Feb 7, 2015

Christopher Swan leads the cast of the 2014 - 2015 National Tour of GUYS AND DOLLS in the role of the infamous crap-shooter Nathan Detroit. Swan joins Lauren Weinberg as Detroit's long-suffering fiancee of fourteen years, Miss Adelaide, Matthew J. Taylor as the charming and slick gambler Sky Masterson, and Kayleen Seidl as the upright, but uptight 'mission doll,' Sarah Brown. Take a first look at video from the tour below! (more...)

ANOTHER ROLL OF THE DICE, from Creators of GUYS AND DOLLS, Will Get LA Premiere This SpringANOTHER ROLL OF THE DICE, from Creators of GUYS AND DOLLS, Will Get LA Premiere This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Feb 5, 2015

Los Angeles' Colony Theatre Company will soon present the world premiere of ANOTHER ROLL OF THE DICE, a musical featuring the works of the team that created Guys and Dolls. With a book by Mark Saltzman, ANOTHER ROLL OF THE DICE includes the music of Frank Loesser and is based on the stories of Damon Runyon. The musical will premiere April 16 and will run through May 15, 2015. (more...)

Colony Theatre Company Sets 2015-16 Season: MARY LINCOLN, THE FABULOUS LIPITONES & MoreColony Theatre Company Sets 2015-16 Season: MARY LINCOLN, THE FABULOUS LIPITONES & More
by BWW News Desk - Jan 28, 2015

The Colony Theatre has announced the plays for its 2015-2016 season. The multi-Ovation Award-winning theatre company will be bringing its subscribers and audiences five World, West Coast, or California premieres, including a World Premiere one-woman show starring Patty Duke as Mary Todd Lincoln, and a World Premiere musical based on stories by Damon Runyon, with the music of Frank Loesser. (more...)

Light Opera Works Sets 2015 Season: SOUTH PACIFIC, GUYS AN DOLLS & MoreLight Opera Works Sets 2015 Season: SOUTH PACIFIC, GUYS AN DOLLS & More
by BWW News Desk - Jan 26, 2015

Light Opera Works' 2015 season will open with THE FANTASTICKS with expanded full orchestra (June 6-14), followed by SOUTH PACIFIC (August 15-30), HOLLYWOOD'S GREATEST SONG HITS (October 2-11), and GUYS AND DOLLS (December 26-January 3). (more...)

Christopher Swan Boards GUYS AND DOLLS National TourChristopher Swan Boards GUYS AND DOLLS National Tour
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2015

Direct from his critically acclaimed run as The Old Man in the Big League Productions' new National Tour of A CHRISTMAS STORY, The Musical, Christopher Swan joins the cast of the 2014 - 2015 National Tour of GUYS AND DOLLS in the role of the infamous crap-shooter Nathan Detroit. Swan joins a cast that audiences have been cheering, including Lauren Weinberg as Detroit's long-suffering fiancee of fourteen years, Miss Adelaide, Matthew J. Taylor as the charming and slick gambler Sky Masterson, and Kayleen Seidl as the upright, but uptight 'mission doll,' Sarah Brown. (more...)

Segerstrom Center to Present GUYS AND DOLLS, 4/14-19Segerstrom Center to Present GUYS AND DOLLS, 4/14-19
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2015

Bustling with gamblers, gangsters and sassy showgirls, GUYS AND DOLLS plays in Orange County at Segerstrom Center for the Arts from April 14 - 19, 2015. The musical celebrates Broadway's golden era with a score by the legendary Frank Loesser and a masterfully witty book and lyrics by Joe Swerling and comedy legend Abe Burrows. GUYS AND DOLLS is based on the glorious Damon Runyon comic book world of 1940s Times Square New York City. (more...)

MTC School of Performing Arts to Present GUYS AND DOLLS JR. at Westport PlayhouseMTC School of Performing Arts to Present GUYS AND DOLLS JR. at Westport Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Dec 29, 2014

Music Theatre of Connecticut School of the Performing Arts presents 'Guys and Dolls Jr.' The production will take place on Saturday, January 10 at 3pm and Sunday, January 11 at 3pm at Westport Country Playhouse, 25 Powers Court (off Post Road East) in Westport, CT. Tickets are $30/$25 for adults and $25/$20 for students and reservations are suggested. For tickets, call Music Theatre of Connecticut at 203.454.3883 or visit www.musictheatreofct.com (more...)

Kravis Center to Present GUYS & DOLLS on New Year's EveKravis Center to Present GUYS & DOLLS on New Year's Eve
by BWW News Desk - Dec 18, 2014

Bustling with gamblers, gangsters, and sassy showgirls, GUYS AND DOLLS celebrates Broadway's golden era with one of the greatest scores ever written for a musical by the legendary Frank Loesser, masterfully witty book and lyrics by Joe Swerling and comedy legend Abe Burrows, and the glorious Damon Runyon's comic book world of 1940s Times Square New York City. GUYS AND DOLLS takes the stage for one night only at the Raymond F. Kravis Center for the Performing Arts December 31 at 8 pm. Tickets are on sale now. (more...)

GUYS AND DOLLS, MARY POPPINS & More Set for Millbrook Playhouse's 52nd SeasonGUYS AND DOLLS, MARY POPPINS & More Set for Millbrook Playhouse's 52nd Season
by BWW News Desk - Dec 16, 2014

The Board of Directors along with Producing Artistic Director, David E. Leidholdt, have announced the 2015 Season of spectacular shows. (more...)

GUYS & DOLLS to Return to the Van Wezel, 12/30GUYS & DOLLS to Return to the Van Wezel, 12/30
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2014

?Set in Damon Runyon's mythical New York City, Guys & Dolls returns to the Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall on December 30. (more...)

Stories on Stage Presents MAKING MERRY This WeekendStories on Stage Presents MAKING MERRY This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Dec 13, 2014

Stories on Stage presents 'Making Merry' today, December 13 at 2:00 p.m. in the Canyon Theatre at the Boulder Public Library, 1001 Arapahoe Ave., Boulder, CO 80302 and Sunday, December 14 at 1:30 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. in Denver at the King Center, 855 Lawrence Way, Denver, CO 80204 on the Auraria Campus. (more...)

Stories on Stage's MAKING MERRY Comes to Boulder and Denver, 12/13-14Stories on Stage's MAKING MERRY Comes to Boulder and Denver, 12/13-14
by BWW News Desk - Dec 12, 2014

Stories on Stage presents "Making Merry" Today, December 13 at 2:00 p.m. in the Canyon Theatre at the Boulder Public Library, 1001 Arapahoe Ave., Boulder, CO 80302 and Sunday, December 14 at 1:30 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. in Denver at the King Center, 855 Lawrence Way, Denver, CO 80204 on the Auraria Campus. (more...)

Stories on Stage's MAKING MERRY Comes to Boulder and Denver, 12/13-14Stories on Stage's MAKING MERRY Comes to Boulder and Denver, 12/13-14
by BWW News Desk - Dec 10, 2014

Stories on Stage presents "Making Merry" Saturday, December 13 at 2:00 p.m. in the Canyon Theatre at the Boulder Public Library, 1001 Arapahoe Ave., Boulder, CO 80302 and Sunday, December 14 at 1:30 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. in Denver at the King Center, 855 Lawrence Way, Denver, CO 80204 on the Auraria Campus. (more...)

PUMP BOYS AND DINETTES, PETER AND THE STARCATCHER & More Set for Weston Playhouse's 2015 SeasonPUMP BOYS AND DINETTES, PETER AND THE STARCATCHER & More Set for Weston Playhouse's 2015 Season
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2014

Vermont's oldest professional theatre company has a new slogan: 'Celebrating the classics. Nurturing the new.' And that is just what it intends to do for the company's 2015 season. At a recent event for donors, subscribers, business partners and community leaders held at the new Manchester Community Library, Producing Artistic Director Steve Stettler announced a season that offers something for everyone. (more...)

GUYS & DOLLS JR. Opens this Weekend at Columbia Children's TheatreGUYS & DOLLS JR. Opens this Weekend at Columbia Children's Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Nov 10, 2014

Often called the "greatest American musical," Frank Loesser and Abe Burrows' Guys and Dolls is undoubtedly a classic. Columbia Children's Theatre will present this YouTheatre production Nov. 14-16 with shows Friday at 7:00 pm, Saturday at 3:00 pm and 7:00 pm and Sunday at 3:00 pm. General admission tickets are $10 regular admission and $8 for active military and seniors with proper ID. Advance ticket purchases are strongly recommended, and may be purchased securely on-line at ?columbiachildrenstheatre.com. All shows take place at Columbia Children's Theatre on the second floor of Richland Mall, 3400 Forest Drive in Forest Acres. CCT's 2014 YouTheatre season is sponsored by Staymobile. (more...)

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