By Carey Purcell
13 Feb 2014
Joining the the previously announced two-time Tony winner Nathan Lane (The Producers, A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum) as Nathan Detroit, two-time Tony nominee Patrick Wilson (Oklahoma!, The Full Monty) as Sky Masterson, Sierra Boggess (The Little Mermaid, Master Class) as Sarah Brown and Megan Mullally (Young Frankenstein, How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying) as Miss Adelaide are John Bolton (A Christmas Story the Musical, Curtains) as Angie the Ox, Robert Clohessy ("Boardwalk Empire") as Lieutenant Brannigan, Tony nominee Colman Domingo (The Scottsboro Boys, Passing Strange) as Rusty Charlie, John Treacy Egan (The Producers, Sister Act) as Nicely-Nicely Johnson, two-time Tony nominee Christopher Fitzgerald (Young Frankenstein, Wicked) as Benny Southstreet, two-time Tony nominee Jayne Houdyshell (Follies, Romeo and Juliet) as General Matilda B. Cartwright and Steve Schirripa ("The Sopranos") as Big Jule.
Hot Box Girls include Jenny LaRoche, Paloma Garcia-Lee, Samantha Sturm and Katie Webber; crapshooters include Stephen Carrasco, Taurean Everett, Michaeljon Slinger, Justin Urso and Amos Wolff. The vocal ensemble comprises Cree Carrico, Christine DiGiallonardo, Timothy McDevitt, Max Miller and Joseph Torello. Allison Blackwell is also featured as Agatha.
The remaining cast will be announced at a later date.
With music and lyrics by Frank Loesser, and book by Jo Swerling and Abe Burrows, Guys and Dolls "is an adaptation of short stories by Damon Runyon and paints a picture of 1930s New York City, focusing on gamblers Sky Masterson and Nathan Detroit, missionary Sarah Brown, and nightclub dancer Miss Adelaide," press notes state. "The score includes favorites such as a 'A Bushel and a Peck,' 'Luck Be A Lady,' 'Take Back Your Mink,' 'Sit Down You're Rockin' the Boat,' and 'If I Were A Bell.' Guys and Dolls premiered on Broadway in 1950 and was subsequently revived in 1976, 1992, and, most recently, in 2009."
The creative team includes costume consultant William Ivey Long, lighting designer Alan Adelman, projections designer Wendall K. Harrington and sound designer Nevin Steinberg, with casting by Telsey + Company.
The musical is presented with full orchestra, cast and ensemble, and is a gala benefit, providing support for the artistic and music education programs of Carnegie Hall.
Visit carnegiehall.org for more information.