PLAYBILL POLL: Readers Choose Favorite Onstage Couples

16 Feb 2014



Jim Waldfogle: Hands down, Nathan Detroit and Miss Adelaide. A love that lasted through the years, even if there rough patches along the way. ("You promise me this, you promise me that...").

Barbara Ann McFadden: Nathan and Adelaide!!

Michelle Blaer: I am a big fan of Adelaide and Nathan from Guys and Dolls.

Lois Rubin Gross: Ms. Adelaide and Nathan Detroit.

Guys and Dolls opened on Broadway in 1950 with Sam Levene and Vivian Blaine in the rolls of Nathan Detroit and Miss Adelaide. A Tony-winning revival featured Tony winners Nathan Lane and Faith Prince in those same roles. In 2009 Lauren Graham, of the WB Network series "Gilmore Girls," made her Broadway debut in the role of Miss Adelaide in the most recent Broadway staging of the classic musical comedy.


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