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A Gentleman's Guide to Love & Murder

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Winner of 4 Tony Awards

Closed March 12, 2017

A lavish, well-directed, immensely funny production that deserves the accolades it had received on Broadway. The touring company does the show justice and more and should not be missed.

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Why See A Gentleman's Guide to Love & Murder?

Winner of Four Tonys

This unabashed celebration of theater is a wonderful black comedy whose acerbic wit and clever lyrical flourishes have rendered it a storming commercial and critical success. The darling of the 2014 Tony Awards, A Gentleman's Guide earned an eye-watering ten nominations and won four, including Best Musical and Best Book.

A Caper and a Half!

Charting the rise and fall of the social climbing Monty Navarro (Kevin Massey) and his bizarre quest to off all who stand between him and the coveted D'Ysquith Earldom, this Edwardian caper is based on the classic Ealing studios hit Kind Hearts and Coronets, which starred Alec Guinness in the multi-character role.

Add to this web of murder and deceit the extra complication of love rivals, the passionate and vain Sibella and the innocent and pure Phoebe, A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder is an irreverent and hilarious new musical that is sure to make a wonderful evening out! It plays Sacramento Community Center Theater in Sacramento, CA, Closed March 12, 2017

What Is A gentleman's Guide About?

When the low born Monty Navarro finds out that he's 8th in line for an earldom in the lofty D'Ysquith family, he figures his chances of outliving his predecessors are slight and sets off down a far more ghoulish path. Can he knock off his unsuspecting relatives without being caught and become the second Earl of Highhurst? And what of love? Because murder isn't the only thing on Monty's mind...

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Opening night: 7 March 2017


Suitable for ages ten and over

Run time

Two hours and 20 minutes including intermission

And before you stop reading

Please note, images used are from the Broadway production of this show and will be updated when casting is announced!

Cast and Creative


Kevin Massey as Monty Navarro
John Rapson as the D'Ysquith heirs
Kristen Beth Williams as Sibella Hallward
Kristen Hahn as Phoebe D'Ysquith
Mary VanArsdel as Miss Shingle

Ensemble includes:

Christopher Behmke, Sarah Ellis, Matt Leisy, Megan Loomis, Dani Marcus, Lesley McKinnell, Kristen Mengelkoch, David Scott Purdy, Chuck Ragsdale, Jennifer Smith, Catherine Walker and Ben Roseberry


Book by Robert L. Freedman Music by Steven Lutvak
Lyrics by Robert L. Freedman and Steven Lutvak
Based on the Novel Israel Rank by Roy Horniman
Choreography by Peggy Hickey
Directed by Darko Tresnjak



Best Musical
Best Musical Best Book of a Musical Robert L. Freedman
Best Direction of a Musical Darko Tresnjak
Best Costume Design of a MusicalLinda Cho


Won Outstanding Musical
Won Outstanding Actor in a Musical - Jefferson Mays
Won Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical - Lauren Worsham
Won Outstanding Director of a Musical - Darko Tresnjak

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