Middle School Musical, "Guys & Dolls, Jr.," Takes Center Stage

Middle School Musical, "Guys & Dolls, Jr.," Takes Center Stage

The curtain is ready to open on this year's MBS Middle School musical, Guys & Dolls Jr., a captivating comedy that will be performed in Founders Hall on Thursday, May 25 at 7 p.m.  Earlier today, the cast delivered a spectacular show for the Middle School community.

Guys and Dolls, Jr. is an adaptation of the show considered by many to be the perfect musical comedy. 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. 

The show, directed by MBS music teacher Ben Krauss, features popular songs such as “Luck be a Lady” and “I’ll Know” performed by a talented cast that includes:

Nicely-Nicely Johnson - Alexander Carr ‘27
Benny Southstreet - Giovanna Lattarulo ‘28
Harry the Horse - Noah Shidlovsky ‘28
Sarah Brown - Emma Tofias ‘27
Arvide Abernathy - Caroline Lembrich ‘29
Agatha - Kelly Cross ‘28
Calvin - Bella Kantar ‘29
Martha - Norah Sollog ‘29
Brannigan - Haley Chestnut-Stein ’28
Nathan Detroit - Jake Greenwood ‘28
Miss Adelaide - Jamie Cofer ’28
Sky Masterson - Jake Breslow ‘27
Mimi - Ashley Badcock ‘28
Hot Box Girls - Ashley Badcock ‘28, Kelly Cross ‘28, Bella Kantar ‘29, Norah Sollog ‘29, Julia Crosby ‘27
General Cartwright - Julia Crosby ‘27
Big Jule - Evan Cadet ‘29
Liver Lips Louie - Kai Noel ‘29
Society Max - Layla Parrish ‘29
Rusty Charlie - Ashley Badcock ‘28
Master of Ceremonies - Sydnie Silverstein ‘28

Special thanks to the following Upper School students who served as crew mentors for the show:  Sam Bodack ‘24, Kaitlin Brown ‘24, Peter Buchanan ‘25, Noah Gehrmann ‘24, Jaya Pally ‘25, Dainel Raimer ‘26, Kayla Ruggiero ‘24, Jonah Tinkelman ‘24, and Chris Yermack ‘24.

- By Nick Mitchell '23


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