The Verdict: See What London Critics Thought of New Guys and Dolls

The Verdict   The Verdict: See What London Critics Thought of New Guys and Dolls
 
The West End transfer of Guys and Dolls, first seen at Chichester Festival Theatre in summer 2014, officially opened Jan. 6 at the West End's Savoy Theatre, for a limited 13-week run through March 12.
Jamie Parker in <i>Guys and Dolls</i>
Jamie Parker in Guys and Dolls Photo by Johan Persson

Sophie Thompson and Jamie Parker are reprising their Chichester roles as Miss Adelaide and Sky Masterson, respectively, newly joined by David Haig as Nathan Detroit and Siubhan Harrison as Sarah Brown. (Guys and Dolls reunites Thompson and Haig for the first time since their comic pairing as bride and groom, Lydia and Bernard, in the British film comedy "Four Weddings and a Funeral.")

The critics are filing their reviews, and Playbill.com will continue to update them for our readers.

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What's On Stage

Completing the cast are Lucy Jane Adcock, Abigail Brodie, Cornelius Clarke, Momar Diagne, Lavinia Fitzpatrick, Lorna Gale, Nic Greenshields, Selina Hamilton, Ian Hughes, Frankie Jenna, Jacob Maynard, Neil McCaul, Genevieve Nicole, William Oxborrow, Max Parker, Carl Patrick, James Revell, Giovanni Spano, Gavin Spokes, Jonathan Stewart, Lucie Mae Sumner and Liam Wrate.

The production is directed by Gordon Greenberg, with choreography by Carlos Acosta and Andrew Wright. It is designed by Peter McKintosh, with lighting by Tim Mitchell and sound by Paul Groothuis. Musical supervision, musical direction and dance arrangements are by Gareth Valentine with Larry Blank as orchestrator. The casting director is Pippa Ailion.

The Chichester Festival Theatre production of Guys and Dolls is produced in the West End by Tristan Baker and Charlie Parsons for Runaway Entertainment, Oliver Royds for BOS Productions, Richard Darbourne Ltd. and Tulchin Bartner Productions.

To book tickets and for further details, contact the box office on 0844 871 7687 or visit GuysandDollsTheMusical.co.uk.

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