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Guys And Dolls -UK Tour 2011

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Posted: 12/6/10 at 10:40am

Guys And Dolls -UK Tour 2011
A new touring production is to hit the stage next spring.

'Guys And Dolls'
A Salisbury Playhouse Co-production with Clwyd Theatr Cymru and new Wolsey Theatre Ipswich

Tour dates so far include Salisbury, Cardiff, Ipswich, Mold, Swansea, Bradford, Nottingham.

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“When you see a guy
Reach for stars in the sky
You can bet that he’s doing it
For some doll”
The hustle and bustle of New York in the Fifties, Sky Masterson hits town and falls for a bet with small-time gambler Nathan Detroit that he can take any girl he wants to Havana. When Nathan names Sarah Brown – a beautiful leader of the Salvationists Save-a-Soul Mission – as the girl he must win, sparks begin to fly.

The stage will be lit by the bright lights of Broadway for this dazzling new production, with a compnay of 22 actor-musicians, electrifying dance routines and such memorable songs as 'Luck Be a Lady', 'Sit Down, You’re Rockin’ the Boat', 'If I Were a Bel'l and, of course, the title song 'Guys and Dolls'.
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Music and Lyrics by Frank Loesser
Book by Jo Swerling & Abe Burrows

Directed by Peter Rowe
Designed by Libby Watson
Musical Direction by Greg Palmer
Choreography by Francesca Jaynes

Updated On: 12/6/10 at 10:40 AM
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Guys And Dolls -UK Tour 2011#2
Posted: 12/6/10 at 11:21am
Wow, that came out of nowhere! xD
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Guys And Dolls -UK Tour 2011#2
Posted: 12/6/10 at 11:22am
Didnt it just!
Buy why!
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Guys And Dolls -UK Tour 2011#3
Posted: 12/6/10 at 11:24am
Who knows? Will be hard to top the last one in most people's minds!
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Guys And Dolls -UK Tour 2011#4
Posted: 12/6/10 at 11:26am
God i wish they would put some shows on the road that have not been seen before on tour
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Guys And Dolls -UK Tour 2011#5
Posted: 12/6/10 at 11:29am
EXACTLY! EXACTLY! EXACTLY!

Fcuking 'Guys And Dolls', 'South Pacific', Okla bloody homa!, 'Fidler On The Roof' etc etc etc.
Always being sent out!
Summit new PLEASE!

Updated On: 12/6/10 at 11:29 AM
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Guys And Dolls -UK Tour 2011#6
Posted: 12/6/10 at 11:30am
I agree SADM. Guys & Dolls - great show with one of the all-time great scores but why not something different?
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Posted: 12/6/10 at 11:34am
I wish they would do with these old creaking musicals what they did with all the Agatha Christie plays.
The Agatha Christie estate got really fed up with the endless touring of really bad productions of the great ladies plays. They took all licensing away for 10 years.
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Guys And Dolls -UK Tour 2011#8
Posted: 12/6/10 at 12:06pm
"Tour dates so far include Salisbury, Cardiff, Ipswich, Mold, Swansea, Bradford, Nottingham."

F*$%@'% MOLD, where the F*$% is Mold?
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Guys And Dolls -UK Tour 2011#9
Posted: 12/6/10 at 12:10pm
Just behind your sideboard!
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Posted: 12/6/10 at 12:15pm
I love Guys and Dolls but i wanna see some different stuff come out on the road. The amount of shows that have come and gone in London or not toured in many many years and we always get the some old same old. It's time for some producers to get brave and get stuff like Bad Girls, Taboo, Closer to Heaven etc out on the road. Getting Passing Strange over here and so on.
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Posted: 12/6/10 at 12:23pm
I'm intrigued. Any more info regarding cast etc and is there an offical site?
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Posted: 12/6/10 at 12:29pm
Whats to be intrigued about?, it's Guys and Dolls going on tour again. It will be cheaper than the last production that went out.
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Posted: 12/6/10 at 12:29pm
POL - Mold is the county town of Clwyd in North Wales. As this is a Theatre Clwyd co-production, it's a pretty obvious venue for them - and it's actually a fantastic theatre company. I've seen many awesome Theatre Clwyd productions (including one on my last New York trip!), so this is likely to be a top-notch production of G & D. Just wish they'd chosen something else to take on the road. That said, I will still go see it when it gets to Swansea!
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Posted: 12/6/10 at 12:32pm
Yea Bob, they have a brilliant history and I have seen hundreds of their shows in the last 30 odd years including a tour of 'Irma La Douce' starring Ruth Madoc back in 1976.
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Posted: 12/6/10 at 2:45pm
Not another actor-musician show. NOOOOOOOOOOOOOO! I am so fed up of them. It works for very few musicals. I really will not accept the idea of the gamblers playing musical instruments.
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Posted: 12/6/10 at 2:59pm
...cos gamblers usually have guns or cash in their instrument cases!!
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Posted: 12/6/10 at 3:28pm
Cast includes: Adam Baxter, Delroy Brown, Sophie Byrne, Georgina Field, Ben Fox, Christopher Fry, Anthony Hunt, Rosie Jenkins, Paul Kissaun, Nick Lashbrook, Claire McGarahan, Lorna-Marie Moore, Laura Pitt-Pulford, David Randall, Steve Simmonds, Michael Shaeffer, Gavin Spokes, Kraig Thornber, Susannah Van Den Berg, Johnson Willis, Charlie Tighe
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Posted: 12/6/10 at 5:05pm
With that cast it's definitely an actor-musician show! It will be playing regional theatre's.
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Guys And Dolls -UK Tour 2011#19
Posted: 12/8/10 at 10:45am
New Year resolution is to see more tours next years.

Have my eye on Chess, Avenue Q, Hairspray, Spring Awakening and this sounds good to see.
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Posted: 12/8/10 at 10:52am
I will not be watching this, the actor musician thing has just gone too far
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Posted: 3/5/11 at 7:57am
Seems the reviews it's getting are MUCH better than some people on here would have liked
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Posted: 3/5/11 at 9:03am
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Posted: 3/5/11 at 12:05pm
Phantom, your attitude and (possibly affected) ignorance does you no favours. Mold is in the county of Flintshire in north Wales. Clwyd Theatre Cymru (formerly Theatre Clwyd) has a great reputation as a producing theatre - their production of The Hitchhiker's Guide To The Galaxy (which I saw in the late 70s when I was in art college) is still one if the most imaginative, memorable theatre presentations I have ever seen.
Updated On: 3/5/11 at 12:05 PM
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Posted: 3/5/11 at 8:18pm
After this review, I'm looking forward to seeing this in Cardiff this coming week. Roll on Wednesday!
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Posted: 3/7/11 at 9:22am
Seeing this next week (comps!)

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