Casting Complete for Old Globe Guys and Dolls, Starring Terence Archie

Regional News   Casting Complete for Old Globe Guys and Dolls, Starring Terence Archie
Josh Rhodes will direct and choreograph the classic American musical.
Terence Archie
Terence Archie Joseph Marzullo/WENN

Complete casting has been announced for The Old Globe's upcoming production of the Broadway musical fable Guys and Dolls, which will be presented July 2–August 13 at the San Diego venue.

The cast will be led by Terence Archie (Rocky) as Sky Masterson, J. Bernard Calloway (Memphis) as Nathan Detroit, Audrey Cardwell (Cinderella) as Sarah Brown, Veronica J. Kuehn (Avenue Q) as Miss Adelaide, Matt Bauman (The New Yorkers) as Benny Southstreet, Todd Buonopane (Cinderella) as Nicely-Nicely Johnson, Steve Greenstein (No Place to Be Someboday) as Big Jule, and award-winning San Diego veterans Ed Hollingsworth as Lt. Brannigan, Ralph Johnson as Arvide Abernathy, and Linda Libby as Gen. Matilda B. Cartwright.

Based on a story and characters by Damon Runyon, the classic American musical has music and lyrics by Frank Loesser and a book by Jo Swerling and Abe Burrows. Guys and Dolls will be directed and choreographed by Josh Rhodes.

The ensemble comprises Chelsey Arce, Giovanni Bonaventura, Jonathan Brugioni, Richard Bulda, Juan Caballer, Lance Carter, Cody Davis, Richard Gatta, William Geary, Evan Kasprzak, Julie Kavanagh, Celeste Lanuza, Tara Shoemaker, and Ala Tiatia.

Guys and Dolls holds a special place in the hearts of everyone who loves musical theatre,” said Erna Finci Viterbi Artistic Director Barry Edelstein in a statement. “Song for song, scene for scene, moment for moment, it’s a perfect of example of what a musical can be. For all of us at the Globe, the chance to share with our audiences a shiny and spectacular new revival of this bona fide classic is a rare treat.”

The production will also feature scenic design by Lee Savage, costume design by Brian C. Hemesath, lighting design by Paul Miller, sound design by Kevin Kennedy, music direction and additional arrangements by Sinai Tabak and associate direction and choreography by Lee Wilkins. Casting is by Tara Rubin Casting/Kaitlin Shaw; Peter Van Dyke is the production stage manager.

Single tickets begin at $40 and can be purchased online at, by phone at (619) 234-5623, or by visiting the box office at 1363 Old Globe Way in Balboa Park.


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