The Tony Award-winning musical “Guys and Dolls” will be presented four times by the Theatre Program at Woodlands Academy of the Sacred Heart. All performances are in the Susan Saint James Performing Arts Center at Woodlands Academy, 760 E. Westleigh Road, Lake Forest, on the following dates:
· Thursday, March 6 at 7 p.m.
· Friday, March 7 at 7 p.m.
· Saturday, March 8 at 7 p.m.
· Sunday, March 9 at 2 p.m.
Tickets are $10 in advance; $12 at the door and can be reserved (at the $10 price) by contacting the school, 847-234-4300. Seating is limited, so you may want to reserve tickets early.
“Guys and Dolls”, which premiered on Broadway in 1950, ran for 1,200 performances and won the Tony Award for Best Musical. With music and lyrics by Frank Loesser, “Guys and Dolls” has had several Broadway and London revivals as well as a 1955 film adaptation starring Marlon Brando, Jean Simmons, Frank Sinatra and Vivian Blaine.
Featured in the Woodlands Academy production are:
· Senior Grace Reyes of Kenilworth as Sarah Brown
· Sophomore Eleanore van Marwijk Kooy of Lake Barrington as Sky Masterson
· Junior Lilly McAveeney of Lake Forest as Miss Adelaide
· Senior Manasa Datla of Long Grove as Nathan Detroit
Founded in 1858, Woodlands Academy is an independent Catholic college preparatory day and boarding high school for young women, and part of a worldwide network of Sacred Heart Schools that spans 19 cities in the United States and 44 countries around the world. A nonprofit, Woodlands Academy’s identity is rooted in Saint Madeleine Sophie Barat’s desire to inspire young hearts and minds to excel, to lead lives of integrity and to serve. For more information about Woodlands Academy, please visit www.woodlandsacademy.org