Theatre News

First look: Rebel Wilson as Miss Adelaide in Guys and Dolls

The actress stars opposite Simon Lipkin in the show from 28 June

Producers have released an image offering a first look at Hollywood actress Rebel Wilson as Miss Adelaide in Guys and Dolls.

The actress will star in the revival production of the musical, taking over from Samantha Spiro from 28 June.

Simon Lipkin will also join the cast from 28 June as Nathan Detroit, taking over from Nigel Lindsay who took on the role for a month.

Guys and Dolls is directed by Gordon Greenberg and opened originally at the Chichester Festival Theatre before transferring to the Savoy and then to the Phoenix Theatre.

Wilson is known for her work in films such as Pitch Perfect, for which she won an MTV Movie Award for best breakthrough performance, and Bridesmaids. Lipkin's previous credits include Avenue Q, Rock of Ages, The Lorax and I Can't Sing.

Guys and Dolls runs at the Phoenix Theatre until 7 January.

Rebel Wilson as Miss Adelaide
Rebel Wilson as Miss Adelaide