• Thursday, Nov 7, 2013

    Carnegie Hall Announces Cast for Guys & Dolls

    Starring Nathan Lane, Patrick Wilson, Sierra Boggess, and Megan Mullally as Miss Adelaide
    In Concert at Carnegie Hall for One-Night-Only on Thursday, April 3 at 7:30 p.m. 
    Production Directed by Jack O'Brien with
    Music Director Rob Fisher Conducting the Orchestra of St. Luke's
    Concert Performance to Benefit Carnegie Hall's Artistic and Music Education Programs 
    Program Information
    Thursday, April 3, 2014 at 7:30 p.m.
    Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage
    GUYS AND DOLLS A BENEFIT FOR CARNEGIE HALL


    Starring: Nathan Lane (Nathan Detroit)
    Patrick Wilson (Sky Masterson)
    Sierra Boggess (Sarah Brown)
    and Megan Mullally (Miss Adelaide)
    Additional artists to be announced


    With:
    Orchestra of St. Luke's


    Rob Fisher, Music Director and Conductor
    Jack O’Brien, Director
    Joshua Bergasse, Choreographer
    Wendall K. Harrington, Projections Designer
    Alan Adelman, Lighting Designer
    Nevin Steinberg, Sound Designer
    Casting by Telsey + Company


    GUYS AND DOLLS
    A Musical Fable of Broadway
    Based On a Story and Characters of Damon Runyon
    Music and Lyrics by FRANK LOESSER
    Book by JO SWERLING and ABE BURROWS
    Concert and Event Sponsored by Ernst & Young LLP


    Major funding for this concert is provided by The Alice Tully Foundation.

    Bank of America is the Proud Season Sponsor of Carnegie Hall.
    Carnegie Hall today announced that its one-night-only concert performance of Frank Loesser’s beloved Broadway musical Guys and Dolls on Thursday, April 3 at 7:30 p.m. in Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage will star two time Tony Award- winner Nathan Lane (A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum, The Producers, and the 1992 Broadway revival of Guys and Dolls) reprising the role of Nathan Detroit alongside Patrick Wilson (Oklahoma, The Full Monty, HBO’s Angels in America) as Sky Masterson, Sierra Boggess (The Little Mermaid, The Phantom of the Opera) as Sarah Brown, and Megan Mullally (NBC’s Will & Grace and Broadway’s Grease, How to Succeed, and Young Frankenstein) as Miss Adelaide. Remaining cast members will be announced at a later date.

    Three-time Tony Award-winning director Jack O’Brien (Hairspray, The Nance, Dirty Rotten Scoundrels) directs the concert production, collaborating with Rob Fisher (The Sound of Music at Carnegie Hall and founding music director of Encores! and Anything Goes and Chicago) as music director conducting the Orchestra of St. Luke’s and choreographer Joshua Bergasse (NBC’s SMASH). Additional creative personnel include projections designer Wendall K. Harrington, lighting designer Alan Adelman, 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.

    This Guys and Dolls benefit evening is sponsored by Ernst & Young LLP with corporate chair Stephen R. Howe, Jr. and co-chaired by Nelle Nugent and Jolyon Stern. Benefit tickets start at $1,000 and include the best possible concert seating as well as admission to a festive after party at Remi Restaurant with members of the cast. For a more complete evening, a VIP pre-concert dinner at Carnegie Hall is also available to table buyers at the $15,000 level and above. Benefit tickets are available by calling Carnegie Hall’s Special Events office at 212-903-9679 or online at carnegiehall.org/guysanddolls. All proceeds from the event will support Carnegie Hall’s artistic and education programs.

    A limited number of concert-only tickets, priced $40–$120, are currently available at the Carnegie Hall Box Office, by calling CarnegieCharge at 212-247-7800, or online at carnegiehall.org/guysanddolls.

    With music and lyrics by Frank Loesser, and book by Jo Swerling and Abe Burrows, Guys and Dolls has remained a perennial favorite in the American musical theater canon. The musical is an adaptation of short stories by Damon Runyon and paints a picture of 1930-40s New York City, focusing on gamblers Sky Masterson and Nathan Detroit, missionary Sarah Brown, and nightclub dancer Miss Adelaide. 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.

    Carnegie Hall’s concert presentations of favorite musicals in recent years have included Rodgers and Hammerstein’s works The Sound of Music with Laura Osnes and Tony Goldwyn (2011), South Pacific with Reba McEntire and Brian Stokes Mitchell (2005), and Carousel with Hugh Jackman and Audra McDonald (2002), as well as Kern and Hammerstein’s Show Boat with Nathan Gunn, Carolee Carmello, Marilyn Horne, and Alvy Powell (2008).
    Ticket Information
    Tickets, priced $40–$120, are available at the Carnegie Hall Box Office, 154 West 57th Street, as well as through calling CarnegieCharge at 212-247-7800 or by visiting the Carnegie Hall website, carnegiehall.org.

    For information about the Benefit evening, which includes a special event and prime concert seating, please contact the Special Events Office at 212-903-9679.

    For Carnegie Hall presentations taking place in Stern Auditorium/Perelman Stage, a limited number of seats, priced at $10, will be available day-of-concert beginning at 11:00 a.m. Monday through Saturday and 12:00 noon on Sunday until one hour before the performance or until supply lasts. The exceptions are Carnegie Hall Family Concerts and gala events. These $10 tickets are available to the general public on a first-come, first-served basis at the Carnegie Hall Box Office only. There is a two-ticket limit per customer.

    In addition, for all Carnegie Hall presentations in Stern Auditorium/Perelman Stage a limited number of partial view (seats with obstructed or limited sight lines or restricted leg room) will be sold for 50% of the full price. For more information on this and other discount ticket programs, including those for students, Notables members, and Bank of America customers, visit carnegiehall.org/discounts. Artists, programs, and prices are subject to change.
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