Happy Hour #18: A Gangster’s Gavotte - ‘Guys and Dolls’

Place your bets, it’s time to shoot craps with the spectacular musical comedy, Guys and Dolls! We boggle over the mystical parallel universe that the musical’s set in, Nathan Detroit - the most popular role in the acting world and tease the possible new movie production!

Guys and Dolls (1992 Revival Cast Recoding)

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Show Notes

It wasn’t the Tony’s best year in 2009. Tituss Burgess’ performance of Sit Down You’re Rockin’ the Boat was just one of the many tech fails on the night (check out 4:48)

Nathan Lane loved Mr. Detroit so much he named himself after him! Check out him and the glorious Faith Prince!

Check out Marlon Brando’s moves! Is this what you need to do to graduate to becoming Don Corleone? 

Here’s a taste of the recent Chichester Festival Theatre production of Guys and Dolls featuring stunning British musical actress Sophie Thompson!

If you’re old enough, and haven’t already, check out the HILARIOUS podcast My Dad Wrote a Porno.

The critics are tied, but what do you think? Did any of you see Rebel Wilson play Adelaide? 

If you’re interested, check out the 1976 Revival recording with updated score and orchestrations to have a Motown vibe

Interested in race representation on Broadway as much as us? Read this book!


The title song of this musical is Heidi Blickenstaff’s go-to cleaning song, what could it be?

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