Guys and Dolls

Guys and Dolls
Hailed as the perfect musical comedy, this award-winning classic gambles with luck and love under the bright lights of Broadway.

Considered by many to be the perfect musical comedy, Guys and Dolls ran for 1,200 performances when it opened on Broadway in 1950. It received nearly unanimous positive reviews from critics and won a bevy of awards, including Tony Awards, Drama Desks and Oliviers. Frequently revived, the show has been done with numerous all-star casts, including productions/concerts featuring Ewan McGregor, Jane Krakowski, Brian Stokes Mitchell and Jessica Biel.

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.

Frank Loesser's brassy, immortal score makes Guys and Dolls a crowd pleaser. The large cast features both a variety of ensemble and star roles. With a great collection of production resources from MTI, this highly producible show is a treat for audiences and performers of any age.

Concert Selections for Guys and Dolls

Concert Selections are original Broadway orchestrations and exciting new symphonic arrangements of select songs for use in concert performances. Concert Selections are the perfect way to give audiences a taste of the musical theatre experience without the sets, props and costumes.

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  • ADELAIDE'S LAMENT
    From
    GUYS & DOLLS
    First Performance Fee:
    $175
    Each Additional Performance:
    $100
    Type
    SHOW EXTRACTION
    Arranged for
    1 FEMALE VOICE
    Starting Key
    Gb
    Estimated duration
    5 min 10 sec
    Music by
    LOESSER, FRANK
    Lyrics by
    LOESSER, FRANK
    Orchestrated by
    GEORGE BASSMAN & TED ROYAL
    Instrumentation
    1 Flute, 1 English horn, 1 Clarinet in Bb, 1 Clarinet 2, 1 Clarinet 3, 1 Bassoon, 1 Horn, 2 Trumpet 1&2, 1 Trumpet 3, 1 Trombone, 9 Violin AC, 8 Violin BD, 7 Viola, 6 Cello, 5 Bass, 2 Percussion, 2 Piano Conductor
  • BUSHEL AND A PECK
    From
    GUYS & DOLLS
    First Performance Fee:
    $175
    Each Additional Performance:
    $100
    Type
    SHOW EXTRACTION
    Arranged for
    1 FEMALE VOICE, FEMALE CHORUS
    Starting Key
    Bb
    Estimated duration
    2 min 13 sec
    Music by
    LOESSER, FRANK
    Lyrics by
    LOESSER, FRANK
    Orchestrated by
    GEORGE BASSMAN & TED ROYAL
    Instrumentation
    1 Flute, 1 Oboe, 1 English horn, 1 Clarinet 1, 1 Clarinet 2, 1 Bass clarinet, 1 Basson 1, 1 Bassoon 2, 1 Opt.Baritone sax, 1 Opt.Alto sax 1, 1 Opt.Alto sax 2, 1 Opt.Tenor sax 1, 1 Opt.Tenor sax 2, 2 Trumpet 1&2, 1 Trumpet 3, 1 Trombone, 9 Violin 1, 8 Violin 2, 7 Viola, 6 Cello, 5 Bass, 3 Drum, 2 Piano Conductor, 25 Chorus Books
  • CRAPSHOOTERS BALLET
    From
    GUYS & DOLLS
    First Performance Fee:
    $175
    Each Additional Performance:
    $100
    Type
    SHOW EXTRACTION
    Starting Key
    C
    Estimated duration
    14 min
    Music by
    LOESSER, FRANK
    Orchestrated by
    GEORGE BASSMAN & TED ROYAL
    Instrumentation
    1 Reed 1(Piccolo or Clarinet), 1 Reed 2(Clarinet, Alto Sax), 1 Reed 3(Clarinet or Oboe , Clarinet or Eng.Horn or Tenor Sax), 1 Reed 4, 1 Reed 5(Bass Clarinet, Baritone Sax), 2 Trumpet 1&2, 1 Trumpet 3, 1 Horn, 1 Trombone, 9 Violin A&C, 8 Violin B&D, 6 Cello, 5 Bass, 3 Drums(Drum Set, Cymbal, Wood Block), 2 Piano/Conductor
  • FOLLOW THE FOLD
    From
    GUYS & DOLLS
    First Performance Fee:
    $175
    Each Additional Performance:
    $100
    Type
    SHOW EXTRACTION
    Arranged for
    CHORUS (FEATURED SOLOS)
    Starting Key
    C
    Estimated duration
    2 min
    Music by
    LOESSER, FRANK
    Lyrics by
    LOESSER, FRANK
    Orchestrated by
    GEORGE BASSMAN & TED ROYAL
    Instrumentation
    1 Reed 1, 1 Reed 2, 1 Reed 3, 1 Reed 4, 1 Reed 5, 2 Trumpet 1&2, 1 Trumpet 3, 1 Horn, 9 Violin AC, 8 Violin BD, 6 Cello, 5 Bass, 3 Drums, 2 Piano/Conductor, 25 Chorus books
  • FUGUE FOR TINHORNS
    From
    GUYS & DOLLS
    First Performance Fee:
    $175
    Each Additional Performance:
    $100
    Type
    SHOW EXTRACTION
    Arranged for
    3 MALE VOICES
    Starting Key
    Db
    Estimated duration
    2 min 10 sec
    Music by
    LOESSER, FRANK
    Lyrics by
    LOESSER, FRANK
    Orchestrated by
    GEORGE BASSMAN & TED ROYAL
    Instrumentation
    1 Flute, 1 English horn, 1 Reed 2(Clarinet), 1 Bass clarinet, 1 Bassoon, 1 Reed 4(Opt Tenor sax), 1 Reed 5(Opt Baritone sax), 2 Trumpet 1&2, 1 Trumpet 3, 1 Horn, 1 Trombone, 9 Violin AC, 8 Violin BD, 7 Viola, 6 Cello, 5 Bass, 3 Percussion(Drum set), 2 Piano Conductor, 3 Chorus books
  • GUYS & DOLLS
    From
    GUYS & DOLLS
    First Performance Fee:
    $175
    Each Additional Performance:
    $100
    Type
    SHOW EXTRACTION
    Arranged for
    2 MALE VOICES
    Starting Key
    F
    Estimated duration
    3 min 25 sec
    Music by
    LOESSER, FRNAK
    Lyrics by
    LOESSER, FRANK
    Orchestrated by
    GEORGE BASSMAN & TED ROYAL
    Instrumentation
    1 Reed 1(Bb Clarinet 1), 1 Reed 2(Bb Clarinet 2), 1 Reed 3(Bb Clarinet 3), 1 Reed 4(Bb Clarinet 4), 2 Trumpet 1&2, 1 Trumpet 3, 1 Hirn, 1 Trombone, 9 Violin AC, 8 Violin BD, 7 Viola, 6 Cello, 5 Bass, 3 Drum(Drum set), 2 Piano Conductor, 2 Chorus books
  • GUYS AND DOLLS SYMPHONIC OVERTURE
    From
    GUYS & DOLLS
    First Performance Fee:
    $300
    Each Additional Performance:
    $150
    Type
    SYMPHONIC SUITE
    Starting Key
    C
    Estimated duration
    0 sec
    Music by
    LOESSER, FRANK
    Orchestrated by
    HOCHMAN, LARRY
    Arranged by
    HOCHMAN, LARRY
    Instrumentation
    2 flutes, 2 oboes, 2 clarinets, 1 bass clarinet, 2 bassoon, 1 alto sax, 2 tenor sax, 4 horns, 3 trumpets, 3 trombones, 1 tuba, 1 tympani, 2 percussion, 1 drums, 1 piano/celeste, 1 harp, 9 violin 1, 8 violin 2, 7 violas, 6 cello, 5 bass, 1 full score
  • HAVANA
    From
    GUYS & DOLLS
    First Performance Fee:
    $175
    Each Additional Performance:
    $100
    Type
    SHOW EXTRACTION
    Arranged for
    1 FEMALE (spoken), 1 MALE VOICE (spoken)
    Starting Key
    F
    Estimated duration
    15 min 59 sec
    Music by
    LOESSER, FRANK
    Lyrics by
    LOESSER, FRANK
    Orchestrated by
    GEORGE BASSMAN & TED ROYAL
    Instrumentation
    2 Reed 1, 2 Reed 2, 2 Reed 3, 2 Reed 4, 2 Reed 5, 1 Horn, 1 Trombone, 2 Trumpet 1&2, 1 Trumpet 3, 5 Bass, 6 Cello, 9 Violin AC, 3 Percussion, 2 PC, 2 Vocal Books
  • IF I WERE A BELL
    From
    GUYS & DOLLS
    First Performance Fee:
    $175
    Each Additional Performance:
    $100
    Type
    SHOW EXTRACTION
    Arranged for
    1 FEMALE VOICE
    Starting Key
    Eb
    Estimated duration
    4 min 5 sec
    Music by
    LOESSER, FRANK
    Lyrics by
    LOESSER, FRANK
    Orchestrated by
    GEORGE BASSMAN & TED ROYAL
    Instrumentation
    1 Flute, 1 Clarinet 1, 1 Clarinet 2, 1 Clarinet 3, 1 Bass Clarinet, 1 Alto Sax 1, 1 Alto Sax 2, 1 Alto Sax 1, 1 Tenor Sax 1, 1 Tenor Sax 2, 1 Baritone Sax, 2 Trumpet 1&2, 1 Trumpet 3, 1 Horn, 2 Trombone, 9 Violin A&C, 8 Violin B&D, 7 Viola, 6 Cello, 5 Bass, 3 Percussion(Drum Set ,Bells, Chimes), 2 Piano/Conductor
  • ILL KNOW
    From
    GUYS & DOLLS
    First Performance Fee:
    $175
    Each Additional Performance:
    $100
    Type
    SHOW EXTRACTION
    Arranged for
    1 FEMALE VOICE, 1 MALE VOICE
    Starting Key
    A
    Estimated duration
    6 min 40 sec
    Music by
    LOESSER, FRANK
    Lyrics by
    LOESSER, FRANK
    Orchestrated by
    GEORGE BASSMAN & TED ROYAL
    Instrumentation
    1 Reed 1, 1 Reed 2, 1 Reed 3, 1 Reed 4, 1 Reed 5, 2 Trumpet 1&2, 1 Trumpet 3, 1 Trombone, 1 Horn, 8 Violin A-C, 8 Violin B-D, 6 Cello, 5 Bass, 3 Drums, 2 Piano Vocal, 2 Piano Conductor
  • IVE NEVER BEEN IN LOVE BEFORE
    From
    GUYS & DOLLS
    First Performance Fee:
    $175
    Each Additional Performance:
    $100
    Type
    SHOW EXTRACTION
    Arranged for
    1 FEMALE VOICE, 1 MALE VOICE
    Starting Key
    F
    Estimated duration
    4 min
    Music by
    LOESSER, FRANK
    Lyrics by
    LOESSER, FRANK
    Orchestrated by
    GEORGE BASSMAN & TED ROYAL
    Instrumentation
    1 Reed 1(Clarinet), 1 Reed 2(Clarinet), 1 Reed 3(Clarinet), 1 Reed 4(Clarinet), 1 Reed 5(Bass clarinet), 1 English horn(OPT.), 2 Trumpet 1&2, 1 Trumpet 3, 1 Horn, 1 Trombone, 9 Violin AC, 8 Violin BD, 7 Viola, 6 Cello 1&2, 5 Bass, 3 Percussion(Bells, Cymbal, Tymp, Drum set), 2 Piano Conductor. 2 Chorus books
  • LUCK BE A LADY TONIGHT
    From
    GUYS & DOLLS
    First Performance Fee:
    $175
    Each Additional Performance:
    $100
    Type
    SHOW EXTRACTION
    Arranged for
    1 MALE VOICE, MENS CHORUS
    Starting Key
    Db
    Estimated duration
    4 min 15 sec
    Music by
    LOESSER, FRANK
    Lyrics by
    LOESSER, FRANK
    Orchestrated by
    GEORGE BASSMAN & TED ROYAL
    Instrumentation
    1 Oboe, 1 English Horn, 1 Clarinet 1, 1 Clarinet 2, 1 Clarinet 3, 1 Bass Clarinet, 1 Bassoon 1, 1 Bassoon 2, 1 Alto Sax 1, 1 Alto Sax 2, 1 tenor Sax 1, 1 Tenor Sax 2, 1 Baritone Sax, 2 Trumpet 1 & 2, 1 Trumpet 3, 1 Horn, 1 Trombone, 9 Violin A & C, 8 Violin B & D, 7 Viola, 6 Cello, 5 Bass, 3 Drums(Tymp.AbDb, Drum Set), 2 Piano/Conductor , 25 Chorus books
  • MARRY THE MAN TODAY
    From
    GUYS & DOLLS
    First Performance Fee:
    $175
    Each Additional Performance:
    $100
    Type
    SHOW EXTRACTION
    Arranged for
    2 FEMALE VOICES
    Starting Key
    Cm
    Estimated duration
    4 min 10 sec
    Music by
    LOESSER, FRANK
    Lyrics by
    LOESSER, FRANK
    Orchestrated by
    GEORGE BASSMAN & TED ROYAL
    Instrumentation
    1 Oboe, 1 English Horn, 1 Reed 3(Clarinet 1), 1 Reed 4(Clarinet 2), 1 Reed 5(Bass Clarinet), 1 Bassoon, 1 Alto Sax, 1 Tenor Sax 1, 1 Tenor Sax 2, 2 Trumpet 1&2, 1 Trumpet 3, 1 Horn, 1 Trombone, 9 Violin A&C, 8 Violin B&D, 7 Viola, 6 Cello, 5 Bass, 3 Percussion(Bells, Drum Set), 2 Piano/Conductor, 2 Chorus books
  • MORE I CANNOT WISH YOU
    From
    GUYS & DOLLS
    First Performance Fee:
    $175
    Each Additional Performance:
    $100
    Type
    SHOW EXTRACTION
    Arranged for
    1 MALE VOICE
    Starting Key
    D
    Estimated duration
    4 min 10 sec
    Music by
    LOESSER, FRANK
    Lyrics by
    LOESSER, FRANK
    Orchestrated by
    GEORGE BASSMAN & TED ROYAL
    Instrumentation
    1 Reed 1, 1 Reed 2, 1 Reed 3, 1 Reed 4, 1 Reed 5, 1 Horn, 2 Trumpet 1&2, 1 Trumpet 3, 1 Trombone , 9 Violin AC, 8 Violin BD, 6 Cello, 5 Bass, Drum, 2 Piano Conductor
  • MY TIME OF DAY
    From
    GUYS & DOLLS
    First Performance Fee:
    $175
    Each Additional Performance:
    $100
    Type
    SHOW EXTRACTION
    Arranged for
    1 FEMALE VOICE, 1 MALE VOICE
    Starting Key
    F
    Estimated duration
    5 min 15 sec
    Music by
    LOESSER, FRANK
    Lyrics by
    LOESSER, FRANK
    Orchestrated by
    GEORGE BASSMAN & TED ROYAL
    Instrumentation
    1 Reed 1, 1 Reed 2, 1 Reed 3, 1 Reed 4, 1 Reed 5, 1 English Horn, 2 Trumpet 1&2, 1 Trumpet 3, 1 Horn, 1 Trombone, 9 Violin A&C, 8 Violin B&D, 7 Viola, 6 Cello, 5 Bass, 3 Percussion(Bells, Cymb, Tymp, Drum Set), 2 Piano/Conductor, 2 Chorus books
  • OLDEST ESTABLISHED
    From
    GUYS & DOLLS
    First Performance Fee:
    $175
    Each Additional Performance:
    $100
    Type
    SHOW EXTRACTION
    Arranged for
    3 MALE VOICES, MENS CHORUS
    Starting Key
    Bbm
    Estimated duration
    7 min 4 sec
    Music by
    LOESSER, FRANK
    Lyrics by
    LOESSER, FRANK
    Orchestrated by
    GEORGE BASSMAN & TED ROYAL
    Instrumentation
    1 Reed 1 (Bb Clarinet, Flute (optional Bb Clarinet)), 1 Reed 2 (Bb Clarinet), 1 Reed 3 (Bb Clarinet), 1 Reed 4 (Bb Clarinet), 1 Reed 5 (Bass Clarinet), 1 Horn, 2 Trumpet 1&2, 1 Trumpet 3, 1 Trombone 1, 9 Violin AC, 8 Violin BD, 6 Cello, 5 Bass, 3 Drum, 2 Piano Conductor, 25 Chorus books
  • OVERTURE ("GUYS & DOLLS")
    From
    GUYS & DOLLS
    First Performance Fee:
    $175
    Each Additional Performance:
    $100
    Type
    SHOW EXTRACTION
    Arranged for
    INSTRUMENTAL
    Starting Key
    Eb
    Estimated duration
    7 min 10 sec
    Music by
    LOESSER, FRANK
    Orchestrated by
    GEORGE BASSMAN & TED ROYAL
    Instrumentation
    1 Reed 1. 1 Reed 2, 1 Reed 3, 1 Reed 4, 1 Reed 5, 2 Trumpet 1&2, 1 Trumpet 3, 1 Horn, 1 Trombone, 9 Violin A&C, 8 Violin B&D, 6 Cello, 5 Bass, 3 Percussion(Cymb,Tymp, Drum set, Bells, Chimes), 2 Piano/Conductor
  • SIT DOWN, YOU'RE ROCKIN' THE BOAT
    From
    GUYS & DOLLS
    First Performance Fee:
    $175
    Each Additional Performance:
    $100
    Type
    SHOW EXTRACTION
    Arranged for
    MALE VOICE, CHORUS
    Starting Key
    F
    Estimated duration
    3 min 30 sec
    Music by
    LOESSER, FRNAK
    Lyrics by
    LOESSER, FRANK
    Orchestrated by
    GEORGE BASSMAN & TED ROYAL
    Instrumentation
    1 Oboe, 1 English horn, 1 Clarinet 1, 1 Clarinet 2, 1 Bassoon 1, 1 Bassoon 2, 1 Opt.Alto sax 1, 1 Opt.Alto sax 2, 1 Opt.Tenor sax 1, 1 Opt.Tenor sax 2, 1 Opt.Baritone sax, 2 Trumpet 1&2, 1 Trumpet 3, 1 Horn 1, 1 Trombone, 9 Violin AC, 8 Violin BD, 7 Viola, 6 Cello, 5 Bass, 3 Drum(Chimes, Timp, Cymb, Drum set, Bells), 2 Piano Conductor, 25 Chorus books, 1 Bass Clarinet
  • SUE ME
    From
    GUYS & DOLLS
    First Performance Fee:
    $175
    Each Additional Performance:
    $100
    Type
    SHOW EXTRACTION
    Arranged for
    1 FEMALE VOICE, 1 MALE VOICE
    Starting Key
    Bb
    Estimated duration
    5 min
    Music by
    LOESSER, FRANK
    Lyrics by
    LOESSER, FRANK
    Orchestrated by
    GEORGE BASSMAN & TED ROYAL
    Instrumentation
    2 Reed 1(Bb Clarinet), 2 Reed 2(Bb Clarinet), 2 Reed 3(Oboe, Clarinet), 2 Reed 4(Bb Clarinet), 2 Reed 5(Bass Clarinet), 2 Trumpet 1&2, 1 Trumpet 3, 1 Horn, 1 Trombone, 9 Violin AC, 8 Violin BD, 6 Cello, 5 Bass, 3 Percussion(Drum set), 2 Piano Conductor2 Chorus books
  • TAKE BACK YOUR MINK
    From
    GUYS & DOLLS
    First Performance Fee:
    $175
    Each Additional Performance:
    $100
    Type
    SHOW EXTRACTION
    Arranged for
    1 FEMALE VOICE, FEMALE CHORUS
    Starting Key
    Eb
    Estimated duration
    8 min 56 sec
    Music by
    LOESSER, FRANK
    Lyrics by
    LOESSER, FRANK
    Orchestrated by
    GEORGE BASSMAN & TED ROYAL
    Instrumentation
    2 Reed 1, 2 Reed 2, 2 Reed 3, 2 Reed 5, 2 Trumpet 1&2, 1 Trumpet 3, 1 Horn, 1 Trombone, 9 Violin AC, 8 Violin BD, 6 Cello, 5 Bass, 3 Percussion, 2 Piano Conductor

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