november, 2021

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Peoria Players Theatre - Guys and Dollssat13nov7:30 pm

Peoria Players Theatre - Guys and Dolls

Event Details

Guys and Dolls will be presented by Peoria Players Theatre (located at 4300 N. University St. in Peoria) at 7:30 pm.   Tickets are $20 for adults and $15 for patrons 20 and younger and are available at the Peoria Players box office, by calling 309-688-4473 or online at www.peoriaplayers.org

This musical romantic comedy with music and lyrics by Frank Loesser and book by Jo Swerling and Abe Burrows, involves the unlikeliest of Manhattan pairings: a high-rolling gambler and a puritanical missionary, a showgirl dreaming of the straight-and-narrow and a crap game manager who is anything but. Set in Depression-era Times Square, Guys and Dolls is about a couple of big city gamblers and the women who love them. The show premiered on Broadway in 1950, where it ran for 1,200 performances and won the Tony Award for Best Musical. The musical has had several Broadway and London revivals, as well as a 1955 film adaptation starring Marlon Brando, Jean Simmons, Frank Sinatra and Vivian Blaine.

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Time

(Saturday) 7:30 pm

Location

Peoria Players Theatre

4300 N University St in Peoria

Organizer

Peoria Players Theatre​Peoria Players Theatre in Peoria, Illinois, is the oldest continuously running community theater in the state and the fourth oldest in the nation.  PPT produces 5 musicals and one non-musical each season plus presents the Rocky Horror Picture Show (complete with props) at Halloween plus a Christmas special musical revue.  Their summer youth show allows high school-aged students to perform a musical each year. To learn more about Peoria Player's current or upcoming season, visit their website at http://www.peoriaplayers.org 4300 N. University St. Peoria, IL 61614

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