Angelina College will present the classic musical fable of Broadway, “Guys and Dolls” Nov. 15, 16, and 17. All shows are at 6:30 p.m. in Temple Theater in the Angelina Center for the Arts on the Angelina College campus. Tickets are $6 for adults and $5 for seniors, students and children. AC students are admitted at no cost when they present their college ID card.
“Guys and Dolls” contains such favorite songs as “I’ll Know,” “If I Were a Bell,” “Luck Be a Lady” and “Sit Down, You’re Rockin’ the Boat” and brings to life characters such as Nathan Detroit, Sky Masterson, Miss Adelaide and Sarah Brown.
Director Andrew Reed partnered with the Angelina Community Theatre. “It takes a lot of people to put on a show like ‘Guys and Dolls’ and we appreciate the support of the Angelina Community Theatre,” Reed said.
Members of the cast from Lufkin are Sarah Jackson as Ferguson/Havana Dancer, Kim Noble as Vernon/Havana Dancer, Scotty Nunn as Benny Southstreet/Havana Dancer, Joshua Robinson as Rusty Charlie/Havana Dancer, Cody Carter as Harry the Horse/Havana Dancer, Ben Reynolds as Nathan Detriot, Eryn Forrest as Angie the Ox/Havana Dancer, Patty Donaldson as The Greek, Ashleigh Bentley as Brandy Bottle Bates/Havana Dancer, Caitlyn Hutson as Scranton Slim/Havana Dancer, Julianna Ferro as Society Max, Nicholos Trusclair as Liver Lips Louie/Joey Biltmore/Fancy Dancer,
Britney Day as Mimi/Fancy Dancer, Jessica Reynolds as Agatha, Retha Powers as Lt. Brannigan, and Abby Adams as Waiter/Bartender.
Other cast members include Jordan Dietz of Riviera as Sky Masterson, Don Glenn of Livingston as Big Jule, Cynthia Moore of Livingston as Martha, Cassidy Kelly of Waller as Miss Adelaide, David Young of Mt. Vernon, Washington as Nicely-Nicely Johnson, Hannah Young of Athens as Sarah Brown, Joe Jones of Lubbock as Calvin/Master of Ceremonies, Sharon Buffalo of Nacogdoches as Allison/Havana Dancer, Samantha Johnson of Diboll as General Cartwright and Garland Buffalo of Nacogdoches as Arvide Abernathy.
Orchestra members are Ana Watts, violin and flute; Amanda Burns, cello and alto saxophone; Lori Letney, flute; Jo Tucker, clarinet; David McArthur, alto/ tenor saxophone and clarinet; Steven Brown, trumpet; Stacy Perkins, trumpet; LaVan Watts, trombone; Tom Corbitt, percussion; and Beckie Compton, piano.
The crew includes Andrew Reed, director; Beckie Compton, music director; Meredith Taylor, production manager/set designer/sound engineer; Alyssa Moss, stage manager; Taz Powers, light designer; Darbi Powers, costume designer; Retha Powers, costume designer; Tyler Arnold, properties master.
The running crew consists of Audrey Gandy of Nacogdoches, Riley Elledge of Huntington, Noah Ashby of Katy, Lindsey Dobbins of Colmesneil, and Christa Bowman, Alexis Reynolds and Blaze Steptoe, all of Lufkin.
For more information about this event, call the Angelina Center for the Arts Box Office at (936) 633-5454.
Nancy Reynolds has proudly served Angelina College since 2000. She began serving as AC’s communications coordinator in 2005. Prior to that, she was the public relations specialist.
Reynolds earned both her bachelor’s and master’s degrees at Stephen F. Austin State University. She taught speech courses as an adjunct for AC for eight years.
As communications coordinator, Reynolds’ responsibilities include the following: writing news releases, directing social media, collaborating with the marketing team, managing the Angelina College brand, coordinating publications, managing web content, coordinating internal communications and providing media training.
Reynolds lives in Lufkin with her husband Reg. They have two sons, one daughter-in-law, three grandchildren, and one cat.