Guys and Dolls

Auditions:  May 22-23, 2022
Performances:  July 22-24, 2022 & July 28-31, 2022 & August 4-7, 2022

Set in Damon Runyon’s mythical New York City, Guys and Dolls is an oddball romantic comedy. Gambler, Nathan Detroit, tries to find the cash to set up the biggest craps game in town while the authorities breathe down his neck; meanwhile, his girlfriend and nightclub performer, Adelaide, laments that they’ve been engaged for fourteen years. Nathan turns to fellow gambler, Sky Masterson, for the dough, and Sky ends up chasing the straight-laced missionary, Sarah Brown, as a result. Guys and Dolls takes us from the heart of Times Square to the cafes of Havana, Cuba, and even into the sewers of New York City, but eventually everyone ends up right where they belong.

Auditions:
Bring a :60 second song clip that shows off your voice. Wear shoes you can move in. Get ready to have fun. Sign up for Audition Slot: https://www.theaterforms.com/TempleCivicTheatre/GuysandDolls/auditionform

Available roles:
Nicely-Nicely Johnson – Male, B5-D4, 30-45. High-spirited and a bit naïve, but sincere and genuine.
Benny Southstreet – Male, G5-D4, 30-45. Smart, slick, always moving and shaking.
Sarah Brown – Female, G5-B3, 20-30. Sergeant of the local Mission. Idealistic, sheltered, and straightlaced.
Arvide Abernathy – Male, A member of the Save-a-Soul mission, Arvide is Sarah’s grandfather.
Harry The Horse – Male, G5-F3, 35-55. A crook and gambler.
Lt. Brannigan – Male, 40-55. A New York police officer. A tough, no-nonsense character
Nathan Detroit – Male, F5-D4, 35-45. A good-hearted gambler and craps game organizer who could never hit the bigtime.
Miss Adelaide – Female, F5 – A3, 25-35. Nathan’s fiancé and a lead performer at the Hot Box nightclub.
Sky Masterson – Male, E5-B3, 30-45. A high-stakes gambler whose luck never seems to run out.
Big Jule – Male, G5-F3, 30-50. A big time craps player.
Ensemble – Male & Female, Various ages.

We know auditions can feel intimidating, but we are excited to meet you and see what you can do in a space where it is safe to step out and try new things!

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