Guys and Dolls

Original Broadway Production (1950)



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Nicely-Nicely Johnson...
Benny Southstreet...
Sarah Brown...
Arvide Abernathy...
Harry the Horse...
Lieut. Brannigan...
Nathan Detroit...
Miss Adelaide...
Sky Masterson...
Big Jule...

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Musical Numbers

Act One

  • [Overture] ..... Orchestra
  • Opening (Runyonland) ..... Ensemble
  • Fugue for Tinhorns ..... Nicely-Nicely, Benny and Rusty Charlie
  • Follow the Fold ..... Sarah, Arvide and Mission Band
  • The Oldest Established ..... Nathan, Nicely-Nicely, Benny and Ensemble
  • I'll Know ..... Sarah and Sky
  • A Bushel and a Peck ..... Adelaide and Hot Box Girls
  • Adelaide's Lament ..... Adelaide
  • Guys and Dolls ..... Nicely-Nicely and Benny
  • Havana ..... Ensemble
  • If I Were a Bell ..... Sarah
  • My Time of Day ..... Sky
  • I've Never Been in Love Before ..... Sky and Sarah

Act Two

  • Entr'acte ..... Orchestra
  • Take Back Your Mink ..... Adelaide and Hot Box Girls
  • Adelaide's Lament (Reprise) ..... Adelaide
  • More I Cannot Wish You ..... Arvide
  • The Crap Game Dance ..... Ensemble
  • Luck Be a Lady ..... Sky and Crap Shooters
  • Sue Me ..... Adelaide and Nathan
  • Sit Down, You're Rockin' the Boat ..... Nicely-Nicely and Ensemble
  • Follow the Fold (Reprise) ..... Mission Meeting Group
  • Marry the Man Today ..... Adelaide and Sarah
  • Guys and Dolls (Reprise) ..... Entire Company

Song titles in brackets indicate songs that weren't listed in programs but are included here for completeness sake.


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Trivia & History

Vivian Blaine nearly walked out of the audition. In a 1959 radio interview, she stated that before she could get the words "Thanks a lot, Frank" out of her mouth, Loesser asked her to stay and played her "Adelaide's Lament".

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Production Info

PREVIEWS: unknown
OPENING: November 24, 1950
CLOSING: November 28, 1953
LENGTH OF RUN: 1200 perf.

Location Info

MARKET: Broadway
LOCATION: New York, NY


Version

VERSION: Original Version


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