Charles Troy Presents

The Creation of

Guys and Dolls

Wed, July 5  1:30 pm     Tickets: $15

This 1950 show has been called the perfect musical. But how was its perfection attained? Learn the amusing—no, preposterous!–story of the creation of this classic, of how brilliantly songwriter Frank Loesser and book writer Abe Burrows worked around various obstacles to adapt Damon Runyon's stories of New York gamblers into a comic masterpiece. Charles will be joined by acclaimed cabaret performers Hilary Feldman and Johnny Rodgers.

 

Charles Troy, popular speaker and presenter, is an acclaimed musical theatre historian and graphic designer. He has created over 50 multi-media presentations and had presented his work to countless local and national audiences. His work has also been published in The Sondheim Review.

 

Upcoming Presentations:

 

Wed, Aug 2 at 1:30 pm - The Creation of Gypsy

 

Wed, Sept 6 at 1:30 pm - More of Loesser

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