Shaw Festival Extends Guys and Dolls

Shawn Wright as Nathan Detroit with the cast from Guys and Dolls. Photo by David Cooper.
Shawn Wright as Nathan Detroit with the cast from Guys and Dolls. Photo by David Cooper.

At the Shaw Festival in Niagara-on-the-Lake, the musical Guys and Dolls has been extended for about two more weeks. Here’s their own news report about this. We haven’t seen the show, so can’t comment ourselves:

Already shaping up to be one of the season’s hottest tickets, Guys and Dolls will continue to captivate audiences for 15 extra performances at The Shaw’s Festival Theatre. Polish director Tadeusz Bradecki helms the vivacious cast of Elodie Gillett as Sarah Brown, Kyle Blair as Sky Masterson, Jenny L. Wright as Miss. Adelaide, Shawn Wright as Nathan Detroit and Thom Allison as Nicely-Nicely Johnson — whose performances are consistently earning standing ovations during previews. Memorable performances from Aadin Church, Patty Jamieson, Billy Lake, Peter Millard and Kelly Wong round out the stellar production.
Beginning October 15, the added performances are as follows:
Tuesday                 Oct 15            2 p.m.
Wednesday              Oct 16            8 p.m.
Thursday                Oct 17            8 p.m.
Sunday                 Oct 20            2 p.m.
Tuesday                 Oct 22            2 p.m.
Wednesday              Oct 23            8 p.m.
Thursday                Oct 24            2 p.m.
Saturday                Oct 26            2 p.m.
Sunday                 Oct 27            2 p.m.
Tuesday                 Oct 29            2 p.m.
Wednesday              Oct 30            2 p.m.
Friday                  Nov 1             2 p.m.
Saturday                Nov 2             2 p.m.
Saturday                Nov 2             8 p.m.
Sunday                 Nov 3             2 p.m.

Tickets for the added shows are on sale now. To purchase tickets to Guys and Dolls, or other 2013 Shaw Festival productions, please contact the Box Office at 1-800-511-SHAW (7429) or order online at www.shawfest.com.
The Shaw Festival 2013 season runs until November 3 and also features Our Betters, Lady Windermere’s Fan, Enchanted April, Major Barbara, Faith Healer, Peace in Our Time: A Comedy, The Light in the Piazza, Trifles and Arcadia.

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