Calvert to stage ‘Guys and Dolls Jr.’
Damon Runyon’s New York City, “Guys and Dolls Jr.” follows gambler, Nathan Detroit as he tries to find the cash to set up the biggest crap game in town while the authorities breathe down his neck. Meanwhile, his girlfriend and nightclub performer, Adelaide, laments that they’ve been engaged for 14 years without ever getting married. Nathan turns to fellow gambler, Sky Masterson, for the dough, but Sky ends up chasing the straight-laced missionary Sarah Brown. “Guys and Dolls Jr.” takes us from the heart of Times Square to the cafes of Havana, but everyone eventually ends up right where they belong.
The cast includes Joel Breidenbach as Nicely, Nicely, Travis Everhart as Big Jule, Justin Ferstler as Benny, Teddy Radison as Lt. Brannigan/gambler, Aaron Riehm as a chorus guy/gambler/Havana diner, Sam Seibert as Sky Masterson, DJ Sherck as Rusty Charlie/Filiberto (Havana dancer)/guy, Ian Starn as Harry the Horse/Angie the Ox/Miguel (Havana dancer)/intoxicated guy on the street, Hunter Yeakle as Nathan Detroit, Mariam Al-Zakwani as Allita (Havana dancer)/doll/stage crew, Leigh Brinkman as a Hot Box girl/doll/gambler, Kayce Clouse as a Hot Box girl/doll/gambler, Brooke Coan as a chorus doll/gambler/Havana diner, Nohema Galvan as Ezmeralda (Havana dancer)/doll/stage crew, Alison Kramer as Calvin (aka Martha)/band member/doll/gambler, Kendal Krzyzak as Miss Adelaide, Mady Longo as a Hot Box girl/doll/gambler, Megan McClellen as a Hot Box girl/doll/gambler, Danielle Park as Sarah, Avery Perry as Gen. Cartwright/Hot Box girl/doll/gambler, Ella Seibert as Granny Arvide, Hanna Welter as a Hot Box girl/Mimi/doll/gambler, Maria Welter as Agatha (band member)/doll/gambler, Tami Andrews as a street vendor/doll/gambler, Tammy Frederick as a doll/gambler, Rhonda Huffman as a doll/gambler, Rachel Ousley as a doll/gambler/Hot Box diner, Steve Reser as a bartender, Maddie Routzahn as a doll/gambler/Hot Box master of ceremonies, Marilynn Seislove as a doll/gambler/Havana waitress, Kelly Witte as a doll/gambler/Hot Box diner and Kim Zahner as a gambler/Hot Box diner/bartender.
Brett Welly is the director of the show, Cheri Breidenbach is assistant director and Olivia Webb is the choreographer.