Ogunquit Playhouse Season to Feature Guys and Dolls Staged By Zaks Assistant Beckler

News   Ogunquit Playhouse Season to Feature Guys and Dolls Staged By Zaks Assistant Beckler A Chorus Line, Guys and Dolls and All Shook Up will be part of the 2009 season at Maine's Ogunquit Playhouse.

The season launches May 20 with the Tony-winning dance musical A Chorus Line. The musical about landing a job on Broadway will run through June 13. Following will be the 1960's musical revue Shout! The Mod Musical, playing June 17-July 11. The Frank Loesser favorite Guys and Dolls, which is scheduled to run July 15-Aug. 8, will feature direction by Steven Beckler. Beckler, who worked under Jerry Zaks on the Tony-winning 1992 revival of Guys and Dolls, will re-create the acclaimed staging for Ogunquit audiences. The production will also utilize the 1992 Broadway revival designs from set designer Tony Walton and costume designer William Ivey Long.

The final two offerings will be the stage adaptation of the song- and-dance film Singin' in the Rain, which runs Aug. 12-Sept. 12, and the Elvis Presley-inspired musical All Shook Up, which will close the season, Sept. 16-Oct. 11.

Tickets are available by phoning (207) 646-5511 or by visiting OgunquitPlayhouse.