Producers of the revival of Guys and Dolls have confirmed that the show will end its run at the Phoenix Theatre four months early and close on 21st August.
The show had previously been booking until 7th January 2017.
Australian actress, writer and comedian, Rebel Wilson, had recently joined the production in the role of Miss Adelaide, and the closure of the show will coincide with the end of her limited season run.
The producers of the revival commented, “Having enjoyed rave reviews in the UK, the critically acclaimed Chichester Festival Theatre production of Guys and Dolls will play its final performance in the West End on Sunday 21st August, prior to embarking on an international tour.
“We are incredibly proud of Guys and Dolls and the way it has delighted audiences at Chichester Festival Theatre, in the West End (Savoy and Phoenix), and at numerous major UK venues.”
They added that the show is also looking forward to taking in an international audience as it opens in Israel in September 2016.
Guys and Dolls originally opened at the Chichester Festival Theatre before transferring to the West End’s Savoy Theatre in December 2015. It began performances at the Phoenix Theatre on 19th March 2016.
Alongside Rebel Wilson, the current casting includes Simon Lipkin as Nathan Detroit, Oliver Tompsett as Sky Masterson, Siubhan Harrison as Sarah Brown and Gavin Spokes as Nicely Nicely Johnson.
The show is based on a story and characters by Damon Runyon, with music and lyrics by Frank Loesser and book by Jo Swerling and Abe Burrows.
Gordon Greenberg directs and the musical director is Gareth Valentine.
You can read our review of the show here.
A new production for the Phoenix Theatre has not yet been announced.
For more information visit www.guysanddollsthemusical.co.uk.