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Angel Street by Patrick Hamilton presented in June 2011 by Black Sheep Theatre, Rochester NY

Black Sheep Theatre Presents

Angel Street by Patrick Hamilton

Directed by Kevin Swift

Presented in June 2011

A Broadway hit first produced on the West End under the title Gaslight and filmed twice, Angel Street tells the story of the Manninghams w

As the curtain rises, all appears the essence of Victorian tranquility. It is soon apparent however, that Mr. Manningham, a suavely handsome man, is slowly driving his gentle, devoted wife Bella, to the brink of insanity with an insinuating kindness which masks more sinister motives. While he is out, Mrs. Manningham has an unexpected caller: amiable, paternal Inspector Rough from Scotland Yard. Rough is convinced that Manningham is a homicidal maniac wanted for a murder committed fifteen years earlier in this very house. Gradually the inspector restores Bella's confidence in herself and as the evidence against Manningham unfolds, the author has built and sustained some of the most brilliant, suspenseful sequences in modern theatre.

Cast list (in order of appearance)

Mr. Manningham Kevin Swift
Mrs. Manningham Mary Reynolds
Elizabeth Kathy Coughenour
Nancy Katharine Sanford
Inspector Rough Ed Hamann
Police Officer Eric Bringley

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