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‘Large group numbers energised the space quite thrillingly’: GUYS & DOLLS LIVE IN CONCERT – Royal Albert Hall ★★★★

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Gamblers, gangsters and nightclub singers mingle together in 1950s New York in Guys & Dolls, Frank Loesser, Jo Swerling and Abe Burrows’ ‘musical fable of Broadway’, which returned to London in concert form for just three performances at the Royal Albert Hall.

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NEWS: Ray Fearon & Ashley Zhangazha lead UK’s first all-black Guys & Dolls

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This Christmas director Michael Buffong transports GUYS AND DOLLS uptown to 1939 Harlem in the UK’s first all-black cast production of this iconic 1950 Broadway musical classic, which has been reimagined and developed with the award-winning hip-hop dancer and choreographer Kenrick ‘H20’ Sandy.

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What would The Life characters say to their peers in Guys & Dolls and 42nd Street?

In Features, London theatre, Musicals, Opinion, Quotes, Reviews, Ticket recommendations by Terri PaddockLeave a Comment

of the three American musicals set in the locale that we’ve seen in London recently – Guys & Dolls, which is now touring after an extended West End run; 42nd Street, recently opened with royal fanfare at the Theatre Royal Drury Lane; and The Life, in its final week at Southwark Playhouse – only one of them, 42nd Street, revolves around the theatre district.

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REVIEW ROUND-UP: Is Rebel Wilson a worthy Adelaide in Guys & Dolls?

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On hearing the news that Rebel Wilson was joining the London cast of Guys and Dolls, many people were extremely happy. But this writer a little bit dubious – could she pull the character off? Here’s a run-down of what critics have been saying. Wilson continues playing Miss Adelaide in Guys and Dolls at the West End’s Phoenix Theatre until 21 August 2016.

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NEWS: Simon Lipkin plays Nathan to Rebel Wilson’s Adelaide in Guys & Dolls

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Guys and Dolls today announces that Simon Lipkin will be joining the West End cast for a limited time at the Phoenix Theatre to play the part of Nathan Detroit from Tuesday 28 June until Sunday 21 August 2016. He will play opposite the award-winning Hollywood actor Rebel Wilson who will play the part of Miss Adelaide.

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NEWS: Hollywood’s Rebel Wilson joins Guys & Dolls, plays Miss Adelaide from 28 Jun

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Award-winning actor Rebel Wilson join the West End cast of GUYS AND DOLLS for a strictly limited eight weeks only at the Phoenix Theatre to play the part of Miss Adelaide from Tuesday 28 June until Sunday 21 August 2016. The production also announces the opening of a new booking period, with tickets now available until 7 January 2017.