Guys and Dolls
Get Ready for Guys and Dolls!
The cast for the St. Norbert College Music Theatre July production of Guys and Dolls has been announced. Thirty-eight singers/dancers and actors, most of whom have appeared in principal roles in previous Music Theatre musicals, have been selected through audition and are currently in rehearsal.
Chad Lemerande will play Sky Masterson; Cassidy Heim-Dittmer, Sarah Brown; Parker Drew, Nathan Detroit; Sally Harrigan; Miss Adelaide and Darren Johnson, Nicely-Nicely Johnson. The principal Gamblers are Mark Jackson, Michael Bauer, James Marker and Sean Gibbons respectively as Big Jule, Benny Southstreet, Rusty Charlie and Harry the Horse. Other Gamblers include Mitchell Jossart, Sergio Heredia, Everett Berchmans, AJ Gannon, Sam Van Beek, Michael Jacobs, Nicolas Desotell, Ian Wisneski and Ethan Larsen.
Charlie Hagen will appear as Arvide Abernathy; April Rose Strom-Johnson as General Cartwright and Warren Elliott as Lt. Brannigan with Ana Lissa Bakken, Hannah Blecha, Maddie Budner, Ava Masias, Rebecca Schaberg and Michelle Oren performing as the Hot Box Girls. Heidi Schmitz, Melissa Terrell, Katie Bauer, Micki Berkshire, Mallory Fuhrman, Jessie Heesacker and Kasara Sinkula are the Save-A-Soul Mission Band.
The Award-Winning Guys and Dolls is set in Damon Runyon’s mythical New York City and is considered by many to be the perfect musical comedy.
Nine performances are scheduled in the SNC Walter Theatre: 8:00 pm July 23, 7:30 pm July 24-26, July 29-31 and August 1 and a 2:00 Matinee July 27. The show will be directed by James P. Birder and choreographed by Alicia Birder, with Dudley Birder as musical director.