Frank Loesser, Jo Swerling & Abe Burrows (1950)
Guys And Dolls
Fri, Jul 20 - Sun, Jul 29
Jaqua Concert Hall, The Shedd Institute
The 1950 musical comedy smash hit Guys and Dolls, with music and lyrics by Frank Loesser and book by Jo Swerling and Abe Burrows, is a theatrical masterpiece that has never gone out of style. Based on the highly stylized, fictional New York City of newspaperman and author Damon Runyan -- in particular on the characters and situations of three of his short stories, "The Idyll of Sarah Brown", "Blood Pressure" and "Pick The Winner" -- it is a tale of love, money, and salvation in all the best senses of the words.
All the hot gamblers are in town, and they're all depending on Nathan Detroit, and his two cohorts Nicely-Nicely Johnson and Benny Southstreet, to set up this week's incarnation of "The Oldest Established Permanent Floating Crap Game in New York". The only problem is, he needs $1,000 to get the place. Nathan makes a $1,000 bet with Sky Masterson that he cannot take Sarah Brown, a sergeant at the Save-a-Soul Mission, to Havana for a day. Sarah, who is short on sinners for her mission, goes on the trip with Sky's promise that he will provide her with sinners for the next mission meeting. In the mean time, Nathan is constantly trying to stay one step ahead of his fiancée, Miss Adelaide, who wants Nathan to marry her after a decade-long engagement but will not marry him unless he gives up his gambling.
Event Personnel
Creative Team
Peg Major, director
Robert Ashens, music director & conductor
Caitlin Christopher, choreographer
Jim Ralph, set design
Production Team
Kristin Combs, stage manager
Christle O'Neil, assistant stage manager
Cosmo Cole, lighting & sound design
Connie Huston, scenic painter, scenic design
MUSICAL NUMBERS
ACT I
 Runyonland
(1950) Guys And Dolls
Music by Frank Loesser
 Fugue for Tinhorns
(1950) Guys And Dolls
Words & music by Frank Loesser
 Follow the Fold
(1950) Guys And Dolls
Words & music by Frank Loesser
 The Oldest Established
(1950) Guys And Dolls
Words & music by Frank Loesser
 I'll Know
(1950) Guys And Dolls
Words & music by Frank Loesser
 A Bushel and a Peck
(1950) Guys And Dolls
Words & music by Frank Loesser
 Adelaide's Lament
(1950) Guys And Dolls
Words & music by Frank Loesser
 Guys and Dolls
(1950) Guys And Dolls
Words & music by Frank Loesser
 Havana
(1950) Guys And Dolls
Music by Frank Loesser
 If I Were A Bell
(1950) Guys And Dolls
Words & music by Frank Loesser
 My Time Of Day
(1950) Guys And Dolls
Words & music by Frank Loesser
 I've Never Been In Love Before
(1950) Guys And Dolls
Words & music by Frank Loesser
ACT II
 Take Back Your Mink
(1950) Guys And Dolls
Words & music by Frank Loesser
 Adelaide's Second Lament
(1950) Guys And Dolls
Words & music by Frank Loesser
 More I Cannot Wish You
(1950) Guys And Dolls
Words & music by Frank Loesser
 Luck Be A Lady
(1950) Guys And Dolls
Words & music by Frank Loesser
 Sue Me
(1950) Guys And Dolls
Words & music by Frank Loesser
 Sit Down, You're Rockin' The Boat
(1950) Guys And Dolls
Words & music by Frank Loesser
 Marry The Man Today
(1950) Guys And Dolls
Words & music by Frank Loesser
Featured composers, lyricists, creators
Frank Loesser, 1910-1969
Performances
July, 2018
Fri 20, 7:30 pm: Eugene
Sat 21, 7:30 pm: Eugene
Sun 22, 3:00 pm: Eugene
Fri 27, 7:30 pm: Eugene
Sat 28, 7:30 pm: Eugene
Sun 29, 3:00 pm: Eugene
Ticket/Venue Info
Guys And Dolls Ticket Prices
Seat LvlFull PriceDiscount Prices
10%  15%  20%  Stud. 
A38.00  34.25  32.50  30.50  24.75 
B34.00  30.75  29.00  27.25  22.25 
C28.00  25.25  24.00  22.50  18.25 
Jaqua Concert Hall
The John G. Shedd Institute for the Arts
285 E Broadway
Eugene, Oregon
541-434-7000
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