Guys and Dolls

Director - Paula Baldwin

Auditions
Monday, April 20th  6:30pm - 9:00pm
or
Tuesday, April 21st  6:30pm - 9:00pm

at

Matthews Playhouse
Matthews Community Center
100 E. McDowell Street
Matthews, NC  28105

Performances
June 12th - 28th, 2020

We are seeking adults and older teens for this classic musical

Sign up for an audition slot:

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Contact Information: 704-846-8343   contact@matthewsplayhouse.com 

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Actors should come prepared to read from the script.
Bring 16 measures of sheet music in the right key.
An accompanist will be provided (No CDs or a capella please)
You may be asked to dance so please dress for movement.

Character Breakdown for Guys and Dolls

Nicely-Nicely Johnson

Just like his name suggests, he is the nicest and cheeriest of the gambling crooks. High-spirited and a bit naïve, but sincere and genuine. Nathan's loyal friend and lackey.

Gender: male

Vocal range top: B5

Vocal range bottom: D4

Benny Southstreet

Nathan's right-hand man and a gambler himself. Smart, slick, always moving and shaking, but with what he thinks are Nathan's best interest at heart.

Gender: male

Vocal range top: G5

Vocal range bottom: D4

Sarah Brown

A pretty, bright-eyed woman who serves as Sergeant of the local Mission. She fully believes in her worthy cause and wishes to convert the gambling sinners to saints. Falls unexpectedly in love with Sky along the way. She is prudish and uptight, but eventually lets go.

Gender: female

Vocal range top: G5

Vocal range bottom: B3

Arvide Abernathy

The bass drum and cymbal player in the Mission band, he is Sarah's loving grandfather. Wise and sweet, he wants nothing but the best for her.

Gender: male

Vocal range top: F5, Vocal Range Bottom: D4

Harry The Horse

A crook and gambler. He is a tough guy with dollar signs as his bottom line. Brings Big Jule into Nathan's craps game and backs his cheating, but is also a man of his word in the gambling community.

Gender: male

Vocal range top: G5

Vocal range bottom: F3

Lt. Brannigan

A New York police officer who is on to Nathan's illegal craps games and is dead-set on catching him. A tough, no-nonsense character.

Gender: male

Nathan Detroit

A good-hearted gambler and craps game organizer who could never hit the bigtime. He loves Adelaide, but cannot quit his gambling ways. A broke schemer with unwitting ways.

Gender: male

Vocal range top: F5

Vocal range bottom: D4

Miss Adelaide

Nathan's fiancé and a lead performer at the Hot Box nightclub. She loves Nathan more than anything in the world and desperately wants to get married. Pretty, outspoken, stubborn.

Gender: female

Vocal range top: E5

Vocal range bottom: A3

Sky Masterson

A high-stakes gambler whose luck never seems to run out, and a wild card who surprises himself when he falls in love with the unlikeliest of women. Suave, smart, handsome.

Gender: male

Vocal range top: E5

Vocal range bottom: B3

Big Jule

A big time craps player from Chicago who uses a gun and his own pair of rigged dice to bully his way into never losing. Tough looking. A bit of an oaf.

Gender: male

Vocal range top: G5

Vocal range bottom: F3

Ensemble

Sightseers, Mission Band (Agatha, Calvin, Martha), Crap Shooters (Liver Lips Louie, Angie The Ox, Rusty Charlie), Hot Box Girls, Waiters, Cuban Dancers