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Guys and Dolls-Augusta, ME - Casting ID # 1589618
Project Type Live Event Submission Type Open Call
Location Augusta, ME Union Non-union
Rate/Pay n/a Release Date 02-05-19
Audition Date 03-09-19 Submission deadline 03-08-19
Casting Category Theatre - Non-Equity
Set in Damon Runyon's mythical New York City, Guys and Dolls is an oddball romantic comedy. Gambler, Nathan Detroit, tries to find the cash to set up the biggest craps 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. Nathan turns to fellow gambler, Sky Masterson, for the dough, and Sky ends up chasing the straight-laced missionary, Sarah Brown, as a result. Guys and Dolls takes us from the heart of Times Square to the cafes of Havana, Cuba, and even into the sewers of New York City, but eventually everyone ends up right where they belong.

eventually everyone ends up right where they belong.

Role # 1 Sky Masterson
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

A charming but self-assured gambler. Sky is able to adapt to any situation but ready to reel off prepared anecdotes regarding his view of the world. Despite his failings, Sky is immensely likeable and oozes style.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 30 to 50
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 2 Nathan Detroit
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

A feckless and humorous manipulator, Nathan is the facilitator of illegal gambling in town. He maintains a distance by acting only as a broker; seldom a gambler. A consummate businessman with divided loyalties; he pacifies his fiancé Adelaide with vague promises of a marriage ‘some time’ in the future.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 30 to 50
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 3 Nicely Nicely Johnso
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Nicely Nicely is an eccentric gambler and one of Nathan’s closest associates. He sings one of the most well-known numbers of the show, Sit Down You’re Rockin’ the Boat.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 30 to 50
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 4 Benny Southwest
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

He is a gambler and one of Nathan’s primary associates (friends).


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 30 to 50
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 5 Arvide Abernathy
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

A member of the Save-a-Soul mission, Arvide is Sarah’s grandfather. He is a reasoned old man with a warm heart that harbors only the kindest intentions, even if he tends to be a little gullible.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 40 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 6 Rusty Charlie
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

He is a gambler and one of Nathan’s primary associates (friends).


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 30 to 50
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 7 Big Jule
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

An intimidating hustler from Chicago, Big Jule is temperamental and a sore loser. Although not necessarily a large man, stage presence and acting ability are the main requirements for this role.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 40 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 8 Harry the Horse
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

He is a gambler with a complaining streak and is one of Nathan’s primary associates.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 30 to 50
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 9 Lt. Brannigan
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Brannigan is a policeman engaged in what he perceives to be a battle of wits with Nathan to stop the craps game. This is primarily an acting role. Comic timing and acting ability are essential.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 40 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 10 Angie the Ox
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Angie the Ox-Gambler in Nathan’s gambling group of friends.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 18 to 35
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 11 Joey Biltmore
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Gambler and business man.



Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 30 to 50
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 12 Calvin
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Member of the Mission Band.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 20 to 40
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 13 Ensemble
Seeking 5 talent(s) for this role

Looking for versatile actor who can portray this role.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 18 to 35
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 14 Sarah Brown
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

An idealistic but sheltered missionary, Sarah is kind-hearted but too categorical in her view of the world. She learns she has an adventurous side and goes through character changes over the course of the show. Must feel comfortable with classic musical theatre singing as well as jazz.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 25 to 45
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 15 Adelaide
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Adelaide is a strongly comic and classic show girl. A club singer and Nathan’s long-suffering fiancée, Adelaide is not always the brightest. Weary of the disruption Nathan’s involvement in the craps game causes to their relationship, she longs for quiet family life away from New York.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 25 to 45
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 16 General Matilda
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

General Matilda B. Cartwright - The regional director of the Save-a-Soul mission, Matilda is authoritative through necessity but motivated by charity.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 40 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 17 Agatha
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Agatha is a member of the Mission Band and a friend of Sarah.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 20 to 40
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 18 Martha
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Martha is a member of the Mission Band and a friend of Sarah.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 18 to 35
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 19 Allison
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Friends of Adelaide and main Hot Box dancers.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 25 to 45
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 20 Vernon
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Friends of Adelaide and main Hot Box dancers.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 25 to 45
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 21 Ferguson
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Friends of Adelaide and main Hot Box dancers.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 25 to 45
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 22 Hot Box Girls
Seeking 6 talent(s) for this role

Looking for versatile actor who can portray this role.



Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 25 to 45
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 23 Ensemble
Seeking 5 talent(s) for this role

Looking for versatile actor who can portray this role.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 18 to 35
Ethnicity: Any -