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July 5, 2011    Bookmark and Share

 

Gaslight Theater Announces Cast for Upcoming Mystery

“And Then There Were None” by Agatha Christie

Producer's Note: Ryan Gould has now joined the cast as Philip Lombard

Gaslight Theater is pleased to announce the cast for its upcoming play, “And Then There Were None”.  This play, written by Agatha Christie, has a talented cast made up of local actors. Many are veterans of the Gaslight stage and some are newcomers sure to make a splash in this play, which takes place at Gaslight’s home in Hallowell City Hall.

The cast includes Steven Dostie as Narracott, Melvin Morrison as Rogers, Phyliss McQuaide as Mrs. Rogers, Ryan Gould as Phillip Lombard, Heidi Holst as Vera Claythorne, Frank Omar as Sir Lawrence Wargrave, Walter Guild as General MacKenzie, Paul Chamberlain as Anthony Marston, Andrews Tolman as Dr. Armstrong, Jen Cart as Emily Brent, and Dale Smith as William Blore. The play is directed by George Dunn and the assistant director is Carol Homer.

“This play is based on the best selling mystery novel of all time,” says Richard Bostwick, Gaslight Theater Business Manager. “We’re sure that it will keep audiences on the edges of their seats with it’s mix of comedy and mystery!”

The play tells the story of eight strangers who are lured to a house with two servants on a remote island off the coast of Devon. Upon arrival it is discovered that their host, an eccentric millionaire, is missing. At dinner a recorded message is played accusing each of having a dark and guilty secret. By the end of the evening the ten guests become nine. Stranded on the island by a torrential storm and haunted by an ancient nursery rhyme, one by one the guests begin to die in a perfect balance of comedy and intrigue.

“And Then There Were None” will be performed at Hallowell City Hall on August 26th and 27th at 7:30pm, August 28th at 2pm, and September 1st, 2nd, and 3rd at 7:30pm.

Ticket prices are $12 for adults, $10 for students and seniors (60 and up).