The Pacific High School Drama Club will stage the classic American musical “Guys and Dolls” for four public shows later this month.

“Guys and Dolls” has been a crowd pleaser for more than 50 years, follows the exploits of New York City gambler Nathan Detroit whose floating crap game attracts “customers” from all over the United States.

On the other hand, Sgt. Sarah Brown of the Save-A-Soul Mission seeks to stamp out all vice in America’s largest city. Much of the show’s comedy revolves around Nathan’s relationship with his “doll” Adelaide, a nightclub performer and Nathan’s fiancée of 14 years.

The show is filled with great American standards like “Luck Be a Lady,” “A Bushel and a Peck” and the show-stopper, “Sit Down, You’re Rockin’ the Boat.”

“Guys and Dolls” opens Wednesday, Oct. 30, in the Pacific High School auditorium and continues Friday, Saturday and Sunday.

Curtain time for Wednesday, Friday and Saturday is 7 p.m. Sunday’s performance begins at 3 p.m. Tickets are $8 for adults and $4 for students. Tickets can be purchased by contacting Ed Kappeler ( or through the high school office.

In addition, a special matinee will be offered on Tuesday, Oct. 29, at 4 p.m. At this performance, adults over the age of 65 will be admitted at no charge.