For Immediate Release

Contact: Deborah Gilleran

“Guys and Dolls” Trip Planned by Georgian Court University


Lakewood, Jan. 23, 2009—“Guys and Dolls is gusty and uproarious” and “should not be missed” says the New York Times. This remake of Frank Loesser’s celebrated musical comedy about rolling the dice and falling in love under the bright lights of Times Square is a hit. Georgian Court University will be running a trip to Broadway on Saturday, March 7. Cost is $150 per person and includes orchestra seating for the 2:00 p.m. show, round-trip transportation from the campus (leaving the Seventh Street Gate at 10:00 a.m.) or the Cheesequake rest area (leaving Cheesequake between 10:30 a.m. and 11:00 a.m.). Also included is a box breakfast and snacks. Lunch is on your own in the city. Call 732.987.2263 for more information and to make reservations.


Two-time Tony Award winner Des McAnuff (Jersey Boys) directs a dynamite cast led by Emmy- and Tony-nominee Oliver Platt (Shining City, “Huff”) as good ol’ Nathan Detroit and Golden Globe-nominee Lauren Graham (“Gilmore Girls,” Evan Almighty) as his sniffly fiancée, Miss Adelaide.


The Times said that the “music [is woven] through the evening with the skill of a taxi driver making it through midtown traffic without stopping for lights.” You’ll enjoy such show tune classics as “Sit Down, You’re Rocking the Boat,” “Luck Be a Lady,” and “A Bushel and a Peck.”


Founded in 1908 and sponsored by the Sisters of Mercy, Georgian Court University is a comprehensive university with a strong liberal arts core and a special concern for women. A forward-thinking university that supports diversity and academic excellence, Georgian Court serves over 3,000 students of all faiths and backgrounds in a residential Women's College and a coeducational University College with undergraduate and graduate programs. Georgian Court's main campus is located at 900 Lakewood Avenue, Lakewood, N.J., on the picturesque former George Jay Gould estate, now named a National Historic Landmark. Georgian Court also offers classes at its site at 90 Woodbridge Center Drive in Woodbridge, at Coastal Communiversity in Wall, and at Cumberland County College in Vineland.


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