Asolo Rep Presents GUYS AND DOLLS Family Day on Saturday, December 10

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Asolo Rep Presents GUYS AND DOLLS Family Day
on Saturday, December 10
Family Day, a special matinee performance, offers theatre-loving families an affordable way to see this glorious musical. Travel back in time to the Big Apple, and explore some of the most exciting music and unforgettable characters the American theatre has to offer. Before the show, take part in a sing-a-long, model a costume, or try your luck in a game of chance.

Saturday, December 10
Pre-show activities begin at 1pm
Matinee performance at 2pm

Asolo Repertory Theatre
5555 N. Tamiami Trail
Sarasota, FL. 34243

Families can purchase 4 tickets for $99 in sections A+, A and B, and 4 tickets for $79 in sections C and D — provided that two members of the group are under age 18. Additional youth tickets can be purchased for $20 in Sections A+, A and B, and $15 in Sections C and D. Tickets can be purchased by calling 941.351.8000 or 800.361.8388, or in person at the Asolo Repertory Theatre Box Office. Tickets are limited. GUYS AND DOLLS is recommended for ages 10+.


GUYS AND DOLLS  Family Day is made possible, in part, with Lead Support from Community Foundation of Sarasota County, and with major support from Publix Super Markets Charities and the Koski Family Foundation Fund for New Audiences.  Community Foundation of Sarasota County support is made possible through the Joseph and Sylvia Bloom Unrestricted Fund, John and Dorothy Brennan Charitable Fund, Lola G. Hanna Fund, Walter Haskins Fund in memory of Stacey K. Haskins, and Thomas and Lola Seligman Fund.


November 15–January 1
Based on a Story and Characters of Damon Runyon
Music and Lyrics by Frank Loesser
Book by Jo Swerling and Abe Burrows
Choreographed and Directed by Josh Rhodes
A co-production with The Old Globe

When it comes to wit, style, and sheer exuberant joy, GUYS AND DOLLS is the odds-on favorite as the best musical comedy of all time. Set under the bright lights of Broadway and bustling with gamblers, gangsters, and sassy showgirls, GUYS AND DOLLS  features one of the greatest scores ever written by the legendary Frank Loesser, masterfully witty book and lyrics by Joe Swerling and comedy legend Abe Burrows, and those glorious Damon Runyon characters who have become classics in the world of musical theatre. The plot involves the unlikeliest of romantic pairings: a high-rolling gambler and a save-your-soul missionary, a showgirl dreaming of the straight-and-narrow and a crap game manager who is anything but. Place your bet on love conquering all in this hilarious classic that defined Broadway’s Golden Age.


Now in its 58th season, Asolo Repertory Theatre is recognized as one of the premier professional theatres in America and one of the largest in the Southeastern United States. One of the few select theatres in the nation that performs in true rotating repertory, Asolo Rep’s highly skilled acting company and extensive craftsmanship bring to life this unique performance method that gives audiences the opportunity to see multiple productions in the span of a few days. Asolo Rep presents up to 15 productions each season including contemporary and classic works and provocative musical theatre experiences. A theatre district in and of itself, Asolo Rep is committed to expanding its reach into the community, furthering its collaboration with the best theatre artists working in the industry today and cultivating new artists through its affiliation with the FSU/Asolo Conservatory for Actor Training. Under the leadership of Producing Artistic Director Michael Donald Edwards and Managing Director Linda DiGabriele, Asolo Rep’s ambitious theatrical offerings and ground-breaking education and outreach programming engage audiences and ensure its lasting legacy for future generations.


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