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10.18.2014 | 60 days ago | Posted at 05:00 AM
By Russ Bickerstaff
Guys and Dolls was based on fiction written by the father of modern roller derby. Okay, so that’s a bit of a stretch, but it is exceedingly difficult to say anything new about a beloved musical that has been produced countless times since it debuted on Broadway over 60 years ago.Actually it’s just one of those strange, little factoids: Damon Runyon was a journalist and author of stories about ...
07.26.2014 | | Posted at 05:14 PM
By Russ Bickerstaff
The Sunset Playhouse will be staging a production of Guys & Dolls this coming October. The beloved musical will be directed by Michael Stoddard. Rehearsals start on Sept. 8 for a show that will open Oct. 23.From the announcement: “Please show up on one of the dates listed above with a 32 bar cut of a song in the style of the show. Bring sheet music, an accompanist will be provided. Bring com...
05.16.2012 | | Posted at 12:34 AM

West Allis Players Auditioning for GUYS AND DOLLS

By Russ Bickerstaff
    With a history that stretches back to the lat '60s, The West Allis Players are one of those suburban community theatre outfits that have been around for longer than many of the professional groups in t own. It pleases me to know that people have an opportunity to cut their teeth on production with some of the more established, lesser-known theatre companies before going on to work in a mor...
Thursday, Dec. 23, 2010

Tonight @ Off The Wall Theatre, 7:30 p.m.

For Off The Wall Theatre’s production of the popular musical Guys and Dolls, director Dale Gutzman and set designer David Roper take on the challenge of turning the cozy, 60-seat theater into Times Square, populating the...
Sunday, Dec. 19, 2010

Today @ Off The Wall Theatre, 4:30 p.m.

For Off The Wall Theatre’s production of the popular musical Guys and Dolls, director Dale Gutzman and set designer David Roper take on the challenge of turning the cozy, 60-seat theater into Times Square, populating the...
Saturday, Dec. 18, 2010

Tonight @ Off The Wall Theatre, 7:30 p.m.

For Off The Wall Theatre’s production of the popular musical Guys and Dolls, director Dale Gutzman and set designer David Roper take on the challenge of turning the cozy, 60-seat theater into Times Square, populating the...
12.17.2010 | | Posted at 11:14 PM

Guys, Dolls, Nicely, Nicely, a Piano and a Thrust Stage

By Russ Bickerstaff
I tend to think of Guys amd Dolls as a staggeringly uneven musical. Some of the songs are awful. Some are timeless classics. Some of the story is appallingly bad. Some of it is brilliantly written. When the machinery of any production is fit around the uneven blueprint laid down by Loesser, Swerling and Burrows, the results can be . . . a bit of a crapshoot. One of the biggest things Off The Wall...
Friday, Dec. 17, 2010

Tonight @ Off The Wall Theatre, 7:30 p.m.

For Off The Wall Theatre’s production of the popular musical Guys and Dolls, director Dale Gutzman and set designer David Roper take on the challenge of turning the cozy, 60-seat theater into Times Square, populating...
Thursday, Dec. 16, 2010

Tonight @ Off The Wall Theatre, 7:30 p.m.

For Off The Wall Theatre’s production of the popular musical Guys and Dolls, director Dale Gutzman and set designer David Roper take on the challenge of turning the cozy, 60-seat theater into Times Square, populating the...

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