Terence Archie and J. Bernard Calloway Set for Old Globe's Guys and Dolls
Josh Rhodes, choreographer of Broadway's ''Bright Star'', will helm the production.
The Old Globe Theatre has announced full casting for Guys and Dolls, directed and choreographed by Josh Rhodes (Bright Star). The production will run July 2-August 13, with opening night on July 7, presented in association with Asolo Repertory Theatre.
The cast will feature Terence Archie (Rocky the Musical) as Sky Masterson, J. Bernard Calloway (Memphis) as Nathan Detroit, Audrey Cardwell as Sarah Brown, and Veronica J. Kuehn as Miss Adelaide, as well as Matt Bauman as Benny Southstreet, Todd Buonopane as Nicely-Nicely Johnson, Steve Greenstein as Big Jule, and award-winning San Diego veterans Ed Hollingsworth as Lt. Brannigan, Ralph Johnson as Arvide Abernathy, and Linda Libby as Gen. Matilda B. Cartwright.
The ensemble members are Chelsey Arce, Giovanni Bonaventura, Jonathan Brugioni, Richard Bulda, Juan Caballer, Lance Carter, Cody Davis, Richard Gatta, William Geary, Evan Kasprzak, Julie Kavanagh, Celeste Lanuza, Tara Shoemaker, and Ala Tiatia.
Based on a story and characters of Damon Runyon, with music and lyrics by Frank Loesser and book by Jo Swerling and Abe Burrows, Guys and Dolls follows Nathan Detroit, "who 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."
The creative team of Guys and Dolls features Lee Savage (scenic design), Brian C. Hemesath (costume design), Paul Miller (lighting design), and Kevin Kennedy (sound design).