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Gaslight - SHOW DETAILS

Opening
Sunday, January 17, 2016
Closing
Sunday, February 28, 2016
Venue
Address
244 Victoria St, Toronto
Company
URL
Phone
416.872.1212
Category
Play
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Description

As the ghostly living room gaslight flickers and the floorboards creak around her, Bella Manningham becomes convinced that she is losing her mind, as her mother did before her. With her husband away on business, she loses all sense of reality. Does the terror exist in her imagination or are dark secrets living in her home? The surprise arrival of a retired detective leads to a shocking discovery that will shake her respectable Victorian marriage to its core. A powerful psychological drama.

Patrick Hamilton's classic mystery thriller premiered in London in 1938 and immediately became an international success. In 1944, it was adapted into an iconic film starring Ingrid Bergman. Since then, the play has become a staple of theatre companies in Britain. This brand new production will be mounted in the U.K. before travelling across the Atlantic to the Royal Alexandra Theatre.
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Production and Creative Team

Patrick Hamilton
Playwright
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