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Guys and Dolls

Ovation Theatre/NCSA performs March 11-20, 2016


February 2016, Encinitas, CA— Frank Loesser’s Guys and Dolls rolls into North County courtesy of Ovation Theatre ~ NCSA.  Performances are on March 11, 12, 18, and 19 at 7:00pm, and March 13, 19, and 20 at 2:00pm at the AVO Playhouse 303 Main Street, Vista, CA 92083.


Ovation Theatre/NCSA is thrilled to present the Tony Award Winning Guys and Dolls, considered by many to be the perfect musical comedy, as its inaugural production.  Guys & Dolls ran for 1,200 performances when it opened on Broadway in 1950. Receiving unanimous positive reviews from critics, Guys & Dolls won a bevy of awards, including TONY Awards, Drama Desks, and Oliviers.


The 52-member cast features Jenna Steinberg (Encinitas) as the sheltered missionary, Sarah Brown, and Piper Tompkins of Carlsbad playing the role of the classic show girl, Adelaide.  Dashiell Gregory from Encinitas is the self-assured Sky Masterson, while Rocco Polanco (Carlsbad) portrays the humorous Nathan Detroit. The eccentric Nicely Nicely Johnson is played by Dante Velez of Encinitas, Rami Ibrahim (Encinitas) plays Benny Southstreet, and Jacob Morilak from Encinitas appears as Harry the Horse.


Taylor Bassett (Oceanside) joins Ovation Theatre’s inaugural show in the role of the intimidating hustler, Big Jule. Robert Sisson from Vista portrays Lt. Brannigan.


Ticket prices are $18 for adults/$13 for children 10 and under online and $20/$15 at the door.  Tickets are available online at, at the VisTix Ticket Office located at Vista City Hall, 200 Civic Center Drive, or by calling (760) 724-2110.; (760) 724-2110 – VisTix Ticket Office City.


Group rates are also available. Call (760) 487-8568 or email for more information.


Ovation Theatre(501c(3)), based in Encinitas, serves the greater North County, San Diego area, and prides itself in promoting the talents of the youth, as well as the adults, in the community.  Ovation Theatre/NCSA is an award winning studio and production company where students of all ages, levels and abilities can stretch their wings, hone their skills and become comfortable in the world of theater arts.  NCSA has won/and been nominated for many awards from National Youth Arts.  Their production of Peter Pan (2014) won “Outstanding Production”.  And, their 2013 production of Shrek, the Musical, won awards for “Best Choreography”(April Henry), “Best Actor” (Trevor LaPlante), and Best Featured Actress (Olivia Hodson). 

Not affiliated with Moonlight Stage Productions or the City of Vista

Guys and Dolls is presented through special arrangement with Music Theatre International (MTI)



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