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Guys & Dolls

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Guys & Dolls

One of the favorite musicals performed by theater groups worldwide, Guys & Dolls features music and lyrics by Frank Loesser and book by Jo Swerling and Abe Burrows.  The story is set around the 20’s/30’s, centered around the seedy world of gambling.  The Upstagers production featured David Graf as Nathan Detroit, Terra Wade as Adelaide, Emily Rodriguez as Sarah and Rob Wade as Sky Masterson.  The challenge for this show–as usual–was casting enough guys.  The guys in this production were up to the task of the singing which involved a fair amount of harmony.  Unfortunately, the group has a difficult enough time locating plenty of guys who are a “triple threat”: accomplished at acting, singing and dancing.  This resulted in...

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