The musical Guys and Dolls is on at The ADC Theatre, Cambridge presented by Cambridge University Amateur Dramatic Club.

PUBLISHED: 13:34 11 March 2020 | UPDATED: 15:26 11 March 2020

Guys and Dolls is at the ADC Theatre, Cambridge

Guys and Dolls is at the ADC Theatre, Cambridge

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With some of the best songs ever written for the stage, this is set in 1950s New York.

The musical Guys and Dolls, with some of the best songs ever written for the stage, is on at The ADC Theatre, Cambridge presented by Cambridge University Amateur Dramatic Club.

Based on a short story by Daman Runyon and with music and lyrics by Frank Loesser, this is set among the illegal gamblers of 1950s New York.

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Until March 21. 7.45pm, Saturday and Thursday matinees. 2.30pm. Tickets, £15/£13 from 01223 3000085 or adctheatre.com.

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