Guys and Dolls


A Musical Fable of Broadway


Martin Beck Theatre, (4/14/1992 - 1/08/1995)

First Preview: Mar 16, 1992
Opening Date: Apr 14, 1992
Closing Date: Jan 08, 1995
Total Previews: 33
Total Performances: 1143

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

Opening Night Production Staff

Theatre Owned / Operated by Jujamcyn Theaters (James H. Binger: Chairman; Rocco Landesman: President; Paul Libin: Producing Director; Jack Viertel: Creative Director)

Produced by Dodger Productions, Roger Berlind, Jujamcyn Theaters (James H. Binger: Chairman; Rocco Landesman: President; Paul Libin: Producing Director; Jack Viertel: Creative Director), TV Asahi, Kardana Productions and The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts; Associate Producer: Playhouse Square Center and David B. Brode

Based on a story and characters by Damon Runyon; Music by Frank Loesser; Lyrics by Frank Loesser; Book by Jo Swerling and Abe Burrows; Dance music by Mark Hummel; Music orchestrated by George Bassman, Ted Royal and Michael Starobin; "The Crapshooters' Dance" orchestrated by Michael Gibson

Directed by Jerry Zaks; Choreographed by Christopher Chadman; Assistant Choreographer: Linda Haberman

Scenic Design by Tony Walton; Costume Design by William Ivey Long; Lighting Design by Paul Gallo; Sound Design by Tony Meola; Hair Design by David H. Lawrence; Associate Scenic Design: Stephan Olson; Associate Costume Design: Sue Gandy; Associate Lighting Design: Michael Lincoln

Executive Producer: David, Strong, Warner, Inc.; Company Manager: Marcia Goldberg

Production Stage Manager: Steven Beckler; Production Manager: Peter Fulbright; Stage Manager: Clifford Schwartz

Musical Supervisor: Edward Strauss; Musical Coordinator: Seymour "Red" Press; Conducted by Edward Strauss; Music Preparation: Chelsea Music Services, Inc., Donald Oliver and Evan Morris

Casting: Johnson-Liff Associates; Press Representative: Boneau / Bryan-Brown; Dance Captain: Mark Esposito; Advertising: Serino Coyne, Inc.; Marketing Consultant: Margery Singer

Dedicated to the memory and spirit of Trey Wilson

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Opening Night Cast

Josie de GuzmanSarah Brown
Peter GallagherSky Masterson
(Mar 16, 1992 - Oct 11, 1992)
Nathan LaneNathan Detroit
Faith PrinceMiss Adelaide
Robert Michael BakerDrunk
Walter BobbieNicely-Nicely Johnson
John CarpenterArvide Abernathy
Gary ChrystGuy
Victoria ClarkMartha
Mission Band
R. F. DaleyGuy
Randy André DavisGuy
Tina Marie DeLeoneDoll
David ElderGuy
Cory EnglishGuy
Mark EspositoGuy
Denise FayeMimi
Doll
Pascale Faye-WilliamsDoll
Leslie FeaganCalvin
Mission Band
Guy
Eleanor GlocknerAgatha
Mission Band
Michael GozJoey Biltmore
Angie the Ox
JoAnn M. HunterDoll
Kenneth KantorWaiter
Nancy LemenagerDoll
Carlos LopezGuy
John MacInnisGuy
Greta MartinDoll
Stan PageHot Box MC
Steve RyanLt. Brannigan
Ernie SabellaHarry the Horse
Timothy ShewRusty Charlie
J. K. SimmonsBenny Southstreet
Herschel SparberBig Jule
Ruth WilliamsonGeneral Matilda B. Cartwright
Scott WiseGuy

Swings: Larry Cahn, Susan Misner and Steven Sofia

Understudies: Robert Michael Baker (Sky Masterson), Jeff Brooks (Benny Southstreet, Harry the Horse, Nathan Detroit), Larry Cahn (Benny Southstreet, Nathan Detroit, Nicely-Nicely Johnson), Victoria Clark (Agatha, Miss Adelaide), Tina Marie DeLeone (Mimi), Denise Faye (Agatha), Leslie Feagan (Harry the Horse), Eleanor Glockner (General Matilda B. Cartwright), Michael Goz (Big Jule), Kenneth Kantor (Lt. Brannigan), Nancy Lemenager (Martha), Stan Page (Arvide Abernathy), Timothy Shew (Lt. Brannigan, Nicely-Nicely Johnson), Steven Sofia (Calvin) and Scott Wise (Rusty Charlie)

Awards and Nominations

Tony Award®

 1992 Best Actor in a Musical [nominee] 

Nathan Lane

winner 1992 Best Actress in a Musical [winner] 

Faith Prince

 1992 Best Actress in a Musical [nominee] 

Josie de Guzman

winner 1992 Best Scenic Design [winner] 

Tony Walton

 1992 Best Lighting Design [nominee] 

Paul Gallo

 1992 Best Choreography [nominee] 

Christopher Chadman

winner 1992 Best Direction of a Musical [winner] 

Jerry Zaks

winner 1992 Best Revival [winner] 

Produced by Dodger Productions, Roger Berlind, Jujamcyn Theaters (James H. Binger: Chairman; Rocco Landesman: President; Paul Libin: Producing Director; Jack Viertel: Creative Director), TV Asahi, Kardana Productions and The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts

Drama Desk Award

winner 1992 Outstanding Actor in a Musical [winner] 

Nathan Lane

 1992 Outstanding Actor in a Musical [nominee] 

Peter Gallagher

winner 1992 Outstanding Actress in a Musical [winner] 

Faith Prince

 1992 Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical [nominee] 

Walter Bobbie

 1992 Outstanding Choreography [nominee] 

Christopher Chadman

winner 1992 Outstanding Director of a Musical [winner] 

Jerry Zaks

winner 1992 Outstanding Costumes [winner] 

William Ivey Long

winner 1992 Outstanding Lighting Design [winner] 

Paul Gallo

winner 1992 Outstanding Set Design [winner] 

Tony Walton

winner 1992 Outstanding Revival [winner] 

Produced by Dodger Productions, Roger Berlind, Jujamcyn Theaters (James H. Binger: Chairman; Rocco Landesman: President; Paul Libin: Producing Director; Jack Viertel: Creative Director), TV Asahi, Kardana Productions and The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts

Songs

music by Frank Loesser; lyrics by Frank Loesser

ACT 1 Sung By
Opening (Runyonland)Ensemble
Fugue for TinhornsNicely-Nicely Johnson, Benny Southstreet and Rusty Charlie
Follow the FoldSarah Brown, Arvide Abernathy and The Mission Band
The Oldest EstablishedNathan Detroit, Nicely-Nicely Johnson, Benny Southstreet and Ensemble
I'll KnowSarah Brown and Sky Masterson
A Bushel and a PeckMiss Adelaide and Hot Box Girls
Adelaide's LamentMiss Adelaide
Guys and DollsNicely-Nicely Johnson and Benny Southstreet
HavanaEnsemble
If I Were a BellSarah Brown
My Time of DaySky Masterson
I've Never Been in Love BeforeSky Masterson and Sarah Brown
ACT 2 Sung By
Take Back Your MinkMiss Adelaide and Hot Box Girls
Adelaide's Lament (Reprise) Miss Adelaide
More I Cannot Wish YouArvide Abernathy
The Crap Game Dance (Crapshooter's Dance)Ensemble
Luck Be a LadySky Masterson and Crap Shooters
Sue MeNathan Detroit and Miss Adelaide
Sit Down, You're Rockin' the BoatNicely-Nicely Johnson and Ensemble
Marry the Man TodayMiss Adelaide and Sarah Brown
Guys and Dolls (Reprise) Entire Company

Replacement/Transfer Info


The following people are credited as replacements or additions if they were not credited on opening night.


Martin Beck Theatre

(4/14/1992 - 1/8/1995)
Production Stage Manager: Clifford Schwartz; Stage Manager: Debora F. Porazzi; Assistant Stage Mgr: David O'Brien, Terrence J. Witter(Oct 25, 1994 - ?).

Conducted by Lawrence Yurman; Assistant Conductor: Steven Tyler.

Photographer: Martha Swope.

Cast

Jennifer Allen
Martha
Mission Band
Miss Adelaide
Bob Amaral
Harry the Horse
Adam Arkin
Nathan Detroit
Michael Arnold
Guy
Michael Berresse
Crap Shooter Specialty
Andy Blankenbuehler
Guy
Havana Dance Specialty
Michael Brian
Angie the Ox
Guy
Joey Biltmore
Jeff Brooks
Benny Southstreet
Nathan Detroit
Larry Cahn
Nicely-Nicely Johnson
Leslie Castay
Martha
Mission Band
Michelle Chase
Doll
Kim Crosby
Martha
Mission Band
Sarah Brown
Lloyd Culbreath
Guy
Christopher F. Davis
Guy
Tina DeLeone
Mimi
Jamie Farr
Nathan Detroit (Mar 15, 1994 - ?)
Pascale Faye
Doll
Louisa Flaningam
Agatha
Mission Band
General Matilda B. Cartwright
Aldrin Gonzalez
Guy
Michael Goz
Big Jule
Guy
Adam Grupper
Benny Southstreet
Jonathan Hadary
Nathan Detroit (May 17, 1993 - ?)
Dale Hensley
Guy
Rusty Charlie
Leah Hocking
Sarah Brown
Ron Holgate
Big Jule
Jeffrey Howard
(1994 - ?)
JoAnn M. Hunter
Havana Dance Specialty
Mimi
Kenneth Kantor
Guy
Jennifer Lamberts
Doll
Darren Lee
Crap Shooter Specialty
Guy
Heather Lee
Martha
Mission Band
Nancy Lemenager
Havana Dance Specialty
Conrad McLaren
Arvide Abernathy
Stephen Mendillo
Lt. Brannigan
Carolyn Mignini
Sarah Brown Was replaced in previews
(Mar 16, 1992 - Mar 26, 1992)
Susan Misner
Doll
Burke Moses
Sky Masterson (Apr 12, 1993 - ?)
Stan Page
Guy
Michael Paternostro
Guy
Vince Pesce
Guy
Holly Raye
Doll
Susan Rush
Agatha
Mission Band
Kirk Ryder
Crap Shooter Specialty
Guy
Jere Shea
Drunk
Guy
Tim Shew
Guy
Rusty Charlie
Steven Sofia
Guy
Sergio Trujillo
Guy
Havana Dance Specialty
Martin Vidnovic
Sky Masterson
Jerome Vivona
Guy
Dancer (Jan 1994 - Sep 1994)
Wade Williams
Drunk
Guy
Scott Wise
Rusty Charlie
Tom Wopat
Sky Masterson
Sky Masterson (Oct 12, 1992 - Apr 11, 1993)



Understudies: Michael Brian (Benny Southstreet, Nicely-Nicely Johnson), Michelle Chase (Agatha, Martha), Kim Crosby (Agatha, Sarah Brown), R. F. Daley (Rusty Charlie), Leslie Feagan (Arvide Abernathy), Louisa Flaningam (General Matilda B. Cartwright), Susann Fletcher (General Matilda B. Cartwright, Miss Adelaide), Dale Hensley (Rusty Charlie), Leah Hocking (Agatha, General Matilda B. Cartwright, Miss Adelaide, Sarah Brown), Kenneth Kantor (Big Jule), Heather Lee (Agatha, General Matilda B. Cartwright, Miss Adelaide), John MacInnis (Rusty Charlie), Greta Martin (Mimi), Mari Nelson (Sarah Brown), Marni Nelson (Agatha, Martha, Sarah Brown), Stan Page (Lt. Brannigan), Steve Ryan (Nathan Detroit), Kirk Ryder (Calvin), Jere Shea (Sky Masterson), Jerome Vivona (Hot Box MC), Wade Williams (Sky Masterson).


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