Thursday March 21, 2013

TOWNSHEND -- The Leland and Gray Players present "Guys and Dolls," the boisterous musical based on stories by Damon Runyon with music and lyrics by Frank Loesser, on Wednesday, March 27, at 7 p.m., Thursday, March 28, at 7 p.m., Friday, March 29, at 7:30 p.m., and Saturday, March 30, at 3 and 7:30 p.m. at Leland & Gray’s Dutton Gymnasium.

Set in New York City in 1948, in "Guys and Dolls," a colorful world of crapshooters, gamblers, dancers and missionaries out to save them from their sins, comes to life in this popular musical.

This production of "Guys and Dolls" is directed by Ann Landenberger, with assistant producer Abby Wicker. Ron Kelley is music director and Terrie Robinson, is choreographer. Scenery has been created by Leland & Gray art teacher Kristen Wilson’s design classes, and costumes are the creations of Wicker with parent volunteers Kim Soule, Vera Gervais, Bonnie Cramp and others.

The cast includes Addie Mahdavi, Rachael Turner, Adam Culver, Rebekah Winot, Susie Francy, Patrick Hauer, Arik Clark, Madison Cannella, Nathaniel Van Osdol, Kenny Cashman, Jesse Cannella, William Jagiello, Zoe Soule, Jesse Newton, Maddi Etman, Gable Rak, Tino Benson, Jasmine Domenick, Gia Casella, Sean Kiziltan, Asa Chapin, Michael Zima’nyi, Alana Redden, Nastia Stevens, Kayla Wilson and, from Newbrook Elementary, Fairen Starks and Sam Thibault. Crew includes Max Cramp, Sam Harrison, Maezie Cramp, Genevieve Darling, Rachel Spence, Grant Cullen and others.

Tickets are $8 for adults, $5 for students and seniors in advance or at the door.

For more information, contact Ann Landenberger at verbatim@svcable.net or 802-365-7355, ext. 204.