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  • AHS fall musical ‘Guys and Dolls'

  • The Augusta High School fall musical Guys and Dolls will be performed at 7 p.m. on Nov. 8 and Nov. 9.
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  • The Augusta High School fall musical Guys and Dolls will be performed at 7 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 8 and Saturday, Nov. 9, at the Augusta High School auditorium.
    The story is based on characters by popular American writer Damon Runyon and the music and lyrics by Frank Loesser. Guys and Dolls won the Tony Award for Best Musical in 1949 and was selected as the winner of the 1951 Pulitzer Prize for drama. The movie premiered in 1955 and starred Marlon Brando and Frank Sinatra.
    Guys and Dolls centers around the gambler and scam artist Nathan Detroit. He bets a friend, Sky Masterson, that he can’t get Sarah Brown, a Salvation Army worker, to go with him to dinner in Havana. And throughout the musical, he looks for places to hold his annual crap game.
    Nathan and his gambler friends are constantly hiding from Lt. Brannigan, who constantly investigates their hideouts. Much comic relief is added when Nathan continues to give excuses to his longtime girlfriend, Miss Adelaide on why he won’t accompany her to city hall to get a marriage license.
    Members of the cast are:
    Tristan Braungardt - Nicely-Nicely Johnson
    Izaiah Ligon - Benny Southwest
    Michael Sullivan - Rusty Charlie
    Kodi Brock - Sarah Brown
    James Thompson - Arvide Aber nathy
    Kailee Thornburg - Agatha
    Natalie Christner - Calvina
    Elizabeth Gillis - Martha
    Aaron Phipps - Harry the Horse
    Marian George - Lt. Brannigan
    Michael Cox - Nathan Detroit
    Hannah Kellogg - Angie/Flower Lady
    Ari Chandler - Miss Adelaide
    Valen Pray - Sky Masterson
    Katherine Cox - Mimi
    Meghan Heywood - Gen. Matilda Cartwright
    Lane Baker - Big Jule
    Elayne Rye - Master of Ceremonies
    Hot Box Girls:
    Kaitlynd Brasher - Allison
    Caleigh Conrady - Ferguson
    Elizabeth Davis -
    Kelsey Knoffloch
    Hayli Scholl
    Elayne Rye - Drunk
    Kara Scott - Waitress
    Chorus:
    Rebekah Bobbes, Isabel Chesick, Stacy Leary
    Crew:
    Sound - Brandon Unrein
    Lighting - Sara Stiles
    Set:
    Alexis Baker, Mary Edmondson, Aric Koscenski, Sammie Thompson, Bri Holt, Brandon Lasiter, Jeremy Penwell
    Director: Tim Laner
    Music:
    Rachel Simmons and Todd Hollis
    Set:
    Marilyn Cook
     
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