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Date Of Birth:
June 29, 1910
Date Of Death:
July 28, 1969 (59)
Birth Place:
New York, NY, USA
Gender: Male
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Frank Loesser News

Date of Birth: June 29, 1910
Date of Death: July 28, 1969 (59)
Birth Place: New York, NY, USA
Gender: Male
Photo Flash: Faith Prince Visits GUYS AND DOLLS at Placer Community TheaterPhoto Flash: Faith Prince Visits GUYS AND DOLLS at Placer Community Theater
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2017

Normally, the 45 actors in the cast of the cast of Placer Community Theater's current production of Guys and Dolls are the ones on stage pouring out everything they have for appreciative audiences. But on Wednesday night, roles were reversed as the cast sat in rapt attention in the audience. The focus of their attention: actress Faith Prince who came to Auburn to talk with them about her career and to work with them on their acting technique. Scroll down for a photo! (more...)

Placer Community Theater GUYS AND DOLLS Opens to Audience RavesPlacer Community Theater GUYS AND DOLLS Opens to Audience Raves
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2017

The hit Broadway musical Guys and Dolls opened Friday, July 21 at the State Theatre. The classic Frank Loesser musical is based on the stories of famed journalist and storyteller Damon Runyon and tells the story of gamblers looking for love and a floating dice game in the streets of New York's Broadway theatre district. The musical is produced by Placer Community Theater and runs weekends through August 5th. (more...)

Review Roundup: Bucks County Playhouse's GUYS AND DOLLSReview Roundup: Bucks County Playhouse's GUYS AND DOLLS
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2017

'Guys and Dolls', the classic Broadway musical, brings a veteran Broadway cast to New Hope, PA at the historic Bucks County Playhouse through August 12, 2017. Executive Producer Robyn Goodman, Producing Director Alexander Fraser and Producers Stephen Kocis and Josh Fiedler are proud that this is the largest production since the reopening of Bucks County Playhouse in 2012. The 2017 Bucks County Playhouse Season is sponsored by Bank of America. (more...)

the young company Summer Festival Takes the Stage at Stoneham Theatrethe young company Summer Festival Takes the Stage at Stoneham Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2017

???????The Summer Festival, August 10-20, 2017, is the culmination of 5 weeks of preparation by young company students and their professional Directors, Music Directors, Choreographers, Stage Managers, and Design Team. Performed by actors in grades 4-12, the young company Summer Festival includes 6 fully staged productions: family friendly Doctor Dolittle Jr., upbeat and classic High School Musical, and the quintessential Broadway musical Guys and Dolls. Our high school students continue the fun with the dazzling and ingenious Peter and the Starcatcher, hilarious toe-tapping The Drowsy Chaperone, and the powerful and political Cabaret. (more...)

GUYS & DOLLS, STEEL MAGNOLIAS, BEAUTY & THE BEAST and More Highlight Rivertown Theaters' 2017-18 SeasonGUYS & DOLLS, STEEL MAGNOLIAS, BEAUTY & THE BEAST and More Highlight Rivertown Theaters' 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2017

Rivertown Theaters for the Performing Arts is about to kick-off another spectacular and diverse lineup of productions for the 2017-2018 season. First up on the boards - the Frank Loesser celebrated musical classic, 'Guys & Dolls' running September 8 - 24th. (more...)

Photos: Lesli Margherita, Elena Shaddow and More in Bucks' GUYS AND DOLLSPhotos: Lesli Margherita, Elena Shaddow and More in Bucks' GUYS AND DOLLS
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2017

BroadwayWorld has a first look at Bucks County Playhouse's GUYS AND DOLLS! Check out the photos of the cast in action below! (more...)

BWW Previews: GUYS AND DOLLS at Urbandale Community TheatreBWW Previews: GUYS AND DOLLS at Urbandale Community Theatre
by Nolan Boggess - Jul 21, 2017

For the past two decades, Urbandale Community Theatre has been entertaining the local community with an annual summer musical theatre production. This tradition continues this year with a new production of Guys and Dolls running July 21 - 30, 2017. Guys and Dolls, the 1950 Frank Loesser production that has been a staple of American musical theatre since its debut, also continues Urbandale Community Theatre's tradition of utilizing a volunteer cast, crew, and orchestra in combination with a professional production team to create a polished theatrical experience that reaches all areas of the Urbandale community. (more...)

Cast and Creative Team Announced for HAMLET at The Old GlobeCast and Creative Team Announced for HAMLET at The Old Globe
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2017

The Old Globe today announced the complete cast and creative team for William Shakespeare's exhilarating tragedy Hamlet, one of the greatest plays ever written. The Globe's Erna Finci Viterbi Artistic Director Barry Edelstein returns to the outdoor festival stage, with a cast featuring some of the nation's finest classical actors, to bring Shakespeare's iconic play to life. Revenge thriller, ghost story, psychological drama, political epic, and family saga, all packed in one, with unforgettable characters, theatrical masterstrokes, and world-famous lines. The Prince of Denmark comes home from college to find his father dead, his mother remarried to his uncle, and a spine-chilling apparition roaming the palace grounds. Hamlet plays August 6 - September 10, 2017, in the outdoor Lowell Davies Festival Theatre. Previews run August 6-11, with opening night on Saturday, August 12 at 8:00 p.m. Tickets start at $30 and are on sale now to the general public. (more...)

Vocal Legend Marilyn Maye to Launch American Pops Orchestra's Third SeasonVocal Legend Marilyn Maye to Launch American Pops Orchestra's Third Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 13, 2017

Maestro LUKE FRAZIER and THE AMERICAN POPS ORCHESTRA - Washington, DC's innovative hometown orchestra - will launch their all-star third season with a special benefit event featuring a rare DC-area appearance of vocal legend Marilyn Maye. (more...)

VIDEO: Lesli Margherita Performs 'Adelaide's Lament' and More Highlights from Bucks' GUYS AND DOLLSVIDEO: Lesli Margherita Performs 'Adelaide's Lament' and More Highlights from Bucks' GUYS AND DOLLS
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jul 13, 2017

BroadwayWorld got a special preview of the upcoming production of GUYS AND DOLLS at the Bucks County Playhouse! Check out the rehearsal highlights below! (more...)

Photo Coverage: Hilliard Arts Council's GUYS AND DOLLSPhoto Coverage: Hilliard Arts Council's GUYS AND DOLLS
by Jerri Shafer - Jul 13, 2017

Guys and Dolls features 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". Performances are July 14 & 15 at 8:00 pm and July 16 at 3 PM.  Hilliard Memorial Middle School, 5600 Scioto Darby Rd., Hilliard, Ohio  43026.  For tickets or more information, visit:  http://hilliardartscouncil.org/guys-and-dolls (more...)

Photo Flash: SummerStage at Leonia Stages HOW TO SUCCEED IN BUSINESS WITHOUT REALLY TRYINGPhoto Flash: SummerStage at Leonia Stages HOW TO SUCCEED IN BUSINESS WITHOUT REALLY TRYING
by BWW News Desk - Jul 13, 2017

SummerStage at Leonia opens its 18th season with Frank Loesser and Abe Burrows's classic musical comedy How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying. It runs July 13 -30, 2017 at the historic Civil War Drill Hall Theatre in Leonia, New Jersey. (more...)

The Round Barn Theatre at Amish Acres Presents GUYS AND DOLLSThe Round Barn Theatre at Amish Acres Presents GUYS AND DOLLS
by BWW News Desk - Jul 13, 2017

Guys and Dolls weaves a tale of old-time gangsters, hot-box girls, and gambling. Based on the short stories of Damon Runyan, travel from the heart of Times Square to the cafes of Cuba. Frank Loesser's scores, including "Luck Be a Lady," and "Sit Down You're Rocking the Boat," are just a few of the wonderful tunes from this classic American musical to take stage at The Round Barn Theatre. (more...)

The Round Barn Theatre at Amish Acres Invites You to Roll the Dice and Fall in Love AgainThe Round Barn Theatre at Amish Acres Invites You to Roll the Dice and Fall in Love Again
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2017

Guys and Dolls weaves a tale of old-time gangsters, hot-box girls, and gambling. Based on the short stories of Damon Runyan, travel from the heart of Times Square to the cafes of Cuba. Frank Loesser's scores, including "Luck Be a Lady," and "Sit Down You're Rocking the Boat," are just a few of the wonderful tunes from this classic American musical to take stage at The Round Barn Theatre. (more...)

BWW Previews:  Great Shows to Come at Woodlawn TheatreBWW Previews: Great Shows to Come at Woodlawn Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2017

After an exciting first half to the 2017 season, Woodlawn Theatre in San Antonio will host an equally exciting line-up for its second half. Three productions will bow on the the Woodlawn stage including HOW TO SUCCEED IN BUSINESS WITHOUT REALLY TRYING, LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS, and CHITTY CHITTY BANG BANG. (more...)

Photo Flash: GUYS AND DOLLS Rocks the Boat at The Old GlobePhoto Flash: GUYS AND DOLLS Rocks the Boat at The Old Globe
by BWW News Desk - Jul 7, 2017

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. (more...)

Nicholas Rodriguez and More to Star in GUYS AND DOLLS at Milwaukee Rep; Cast Announced!Nicholas Rodriguez and More to Star in GUYS AND DOLLS at Milwaukee Rep; Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 6, 2017

Milwaukee Repertory Theater announced casting for the Tony Award-winning musical Guys and Dolls in the Quadracci Powerhouse this September 19 - October 29.  (more...)

BWW Interview: Finding Authenticity in RunyonlandBWW Interview: Finding Authenticity in Runyonland
by Carla Maria Verdino-Süllwold - Jul 6, 2017

'It's a warhorse and has been a guaranteed sellout since 1950, but that doesn't mean a production doesn't need a little spark. DJ [Salisbury] did exactly what I asked him to do,' says Maine State Music Theatre's Artistic Director Curt Dale Clark. 'I asked him not to reinvent the wheel, but to tweak the show with some new nuances.' Clark is talking about MSMT's new production of Guys and Dolls which opened last week to glowing reviews. Clark was part of the popular MSMT community series, PEEK BEHIND THE CURTAIN panel that also featured Guys and Dolls stars, James Beaman (Nathan Detroit), Kristen Hahn (Sarah Brown), and Stephen Mark Lukas (Sky Masterson), as well as Props Master Elizabeth Frino. Moderated by Broadway World's Maine editor Carla Maria Verdino-Sullwold, the participants at the capacity-crowd event discussed the making of this exciting new production in Midcoast Maine. (more...)

QNEK Productions Takes a Gamble with GUYS AND DOLLSQNEK Productions Takes a Gamble with GUYS AND DOLLS
by BWW News Desk - Jul 5, 2017

QNEK Productions, International Theatre Company in residence at the historic Haskell Opera House, continues a stellar 25th and final season with one of the best loved American musicals, Guys and Dolls. >From the iconic score by Frank Loesser  with some of your favorite songs like "Luck Be a Lady," "Bushel and a Peck," and "Sit Down You're Rocking the Boat," to the book filled with lovable characters by Jo Swerling and Abe Burrows, QNEK's Guys and Dolls is captivating and delightful from beginning to end! (more...)

BWW Review: The Bethany Stage's GUYS AND DOLLS Features Stand-Out PerformancesBWW Review: The Bethany Stage's GUYS AND DOLLS Features Stand-Out Performances
by Ronn Burton - Jul 1, 2017

The Bethany Stage, a relatively new theatre company in the Oklahoma City metro area, presented their first musical production, GUYS AND DOLLS. Let me assure you, the beloved score is in capable hands: the four leads of the show carry the show nicely. Artistic Director Audra Faust has led this fledgling theatre company to a successful first musical production, and I look forward to more from her group of players. (more...)

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