West End Extension Announced for Guys & Dolls

Following the huge success of the production’s run at the Savoy Theatre, it has been announced that the show will transfer to the Phoenix Theatre from the 19th March. 

The cast of Guys and Dolls - photo by Paul Coltas.jpg
The cast of Guys & Dolls. Photograph by Paul Coltas. 

The Chichester Festival Theatre production, directed by Gordon Greenberg, will move homes from the Savoy Theatre to the Phoenix Theatre following the announcement of the closure of Bend it Like Beckham .

News of this new West End extension for the show comes as it also prepares for a UK tour, which opens in Liverpool in March before concluding at the New Victoria Theatre in Woking in July.

Full cast details for both the West End extension and the UK tour have yet to be announced.

Nathan Detroit is desperate: he needs money for an illegal dice game, and he needs it fast. Not to mention a 14 year engagement with night‑club singer Miss Adelaide whose patience is finally running out. Enter notorious gambler Sky Masterson, a guy who can never turn down a bet, and straight‑laced missionary Sarah Brown, a doll with a heart of ice. The wager: Sky has to romance Sarah by taking her to Havana for dinner and in return he’ll provide a dozen ‘sinners’ for Sarah’s mission. Surely this is one bet Nathan absolutely can’t lose?

This musical is filled with joy, fantastic songs such as ‘Luck be a Lady’ and ‘Sit Down you’re Rockin’ the Boat’ and memorable characters that makes it a firm favourite with audiences.

The creative team for the musical includes: choreography by Carlos Acosta and Andrew Wright, designs by Peter McKintosh and lighting designed by Tim Mitchell.

Guys and Dolls continues at the Savoy Theatre until the 12th March. It transfers to the Phoenix Theatre from the 19th March, where it is currently booking until the 30th October. 

The UK tour opens at the Liverpool Empire on the 16th March and concludes at the New Victoria theatre in Woking on the 30th July. 

To book tickets for any of these shows visit: ATG Tickets, Ticketmaster.co.uk, Discount Theatre.com, Last Minute.com, Theatre Tickets Direct.co.uk, Love Theatre.com, Theatre People.com and UK Tickets.co.uk

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