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Lazar Middle to Perform GUYS AND DOLLS at Montville Township High School

Logan Lewis, Ryan Cortes, Kyle Phillips, Marlon Soeiro, Luke Kocherry, Joshua Bienskie-Jackson, Vasil Popovski and Max Iaci

Classic American Musical Features Delightful Songs, Fancy Footwork and Family Fun

The Robert R. Lazar Middle School Drama Club in Montville Township, New Jersey, will present Guys and Dolls, Jr. on Thursday and Friday, March 28 and 29, 2019. The production will take place at Montville Township High School.

A classic American musical, Guys and Dolls Jr. has been edited to 65 minutes for middle-school aged performers. It is based on the 1950 production of Guys and Dolls with music and lyrics by the incomparable Frank Loesser, and a phenomenal book by Jo Swerling and Abe Burrows.

Set in Damon Runyon's New York City, Guys and Dolls Jr. follows gambler, Nathan Detroit, as he tries to find the cash to set up the biggest crap game in town while the authorities breathe down his neck. Meanwhile, his girlfriend and nightclub performer, Adelaide, laments that they've been engaged for fourteen years without ever getting married. Nathan turns to fellow gambler, Sky Masterson, for the dough, but Sky ends up chasing the straight-laced missionary, Sarah Brown. Guys and Dolls Jr. whisks audiences from the heart of Times Square to the cafes of Havana…but, in the end, everyone eventually ends up right where they belong.

Guys and Dolls Jr. features favorite show tunes like Luck Be a Lady, Take Back Your Mink, A Bushel and a Peck, and Sit Down You're Rockin' the Boat.

Performances will be presented on Thursday, March 28 and Friday, March 29 at 7:30 PM in Montville Township High School's Dr. Robert O. Stafford Auditorium. MTHS is located at 100 Horseneck Road, Montville, NJ.

The cast includes: Anushka Agarwal, Swara Agarwal, Joseph Amoroso, Malishka Arni, Aylin Aydemir, Sofia Behrens, Ananya Bhat, Joshua Bienskie-Jackson, Jillian Butler, Alexa Ciliotta, Amelia Colfin, Ryan Cortes, Elijah Dor, Connor Faherty, Ashley Failla, Lily Fazio, Nami Gajjar, Paige Gille, Claire Grau, Mia Grillo, Katrina Harasts, Melanie Hogo, Aadya Holla, Abigail Hornstein, Max Iaci, Libby Iasso, Jenny Jin, Laura Justnes, Luke Kocherry, Logan Lewis, Alyssa Longobardi, Alexandra Malanga, Prisha Malik, Ashley Manzanet, Lauren McPhail, Isabelle Mercedes, Kylie Mertel, Shriya Minocha, Alexandra Mitchell, Sofia Modrak, Madison Musilli, Sofia Palavestra, Meekha Panicker, Isabella Panico, Kyle Phillips, Ava Piwowarski, Vasil Popovski, Justin Scilingo, Sia Shetty, Nico Shryock, Nicole Silveira, Marlon Soeiro, Harshitha Sripathy, Nicolas Streisant, Nicole Swords, Victoria Talamini, Kathryn Tam, Anna Tarnok, Anvi Terapanthi, Julia Trovato, Angelina Vecchione, Divya Venkatachalam, and Lisa Wagner.

The stage crew includes: Laura Adrignolo, Eman Albulcheiri, Cayden Arlotta, Shawn Arlotta, Margaret Batta, Stephanie Baum, Faith Costello, Kayla Detrolio, Isabelle Devieux, Angela Ervey, Misha Gill, Brendan Glennon, Matthew Kraut, Abigail Lee, Nicole Longobardi, Lucia LoPresti, Grace Mastrangelo, Neda Miazad, Aviva Rappaport, Giana Scangarello, Elvin Seethakunnan, Morgen Soehnlein, Marlina Spages, Ashley Tang, Claire Williamson, Yen-Jeun Yan, Natalie Yu

Cast and crew of Lazar's GUYS AND DOLLS production.

The Lazar production is co-directed by teachers Jaime Novak, Maria Heyburn, and Rebecca Friedman.

Guys and Dolls Jr. tickets are $10 at the door. For advance tickets please contact rebecca.friedman@montville.net. Performances will be held Thursday, March 28 and Friday, March 29 at 7:30 PM in Montville Township High School's Dr. Robert O. Stafford Auditorium. MTHS is located at 100 Horseneck Road, Montville, NJ. This musical production is suitable for audiences of all ages.

The Mission Band of GUYS AND DOLLS    The Havana Dancers of GUYS AND DOLLS    The women of GUYS AND DOLLS by Lazar.