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City of Angels

City of Angels

City of Angels

City of Angels is two shows in one. It is the interweaving of two plots, one dealing with the writing of a screenplay in the legendary Hollywood of the 1940′s; the other, the enactment of that screenplay. This double feature quality leads to many other unique production values, the most notable being the fact that City of Angels is perhaps the only “color coded” show any theatre audience is likely to see. The movie scenes appear in shades of black and white, and the real life scenes are in technicolor. The show boasts two musical scores. One provides the cast with numbers to help reveal certain emotions or to celebrate particular moments in the way that only music can. The “other” score was written to emulate pure movie soundtrack music, 1940′s vintage. It is entirely appropriate, then, that the final curtain comes down on two happy endings.


Christopher Carothers
Jimmy Powers
Melissa Fahn
Zachary Ford
Peter Kingsley/First Orderly/Mahoney/Nephew/Clapper
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David Holmes
Sonny/Studio Cop/Dr. Mandril
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Paul Keith
Luther Kingsley/Werner Kriegler/Second Orderly/ Commissioner Gaines
Roy Leake, Jr.
Big Six/Studio Cop
Ashley Linton
Mallory Kingsley/Avril Raines
Tracy Lore
Alaura Kingsley/Carla Haywood
Glenn Shiroma
Lieutenant Muñoz/Pancho Vargas
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John Sloman
Buddy Fidler/Irwin S. Trving
Kevin Symons
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Brad Ellis
Del Dacosta
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Meloney Collins *
Angel City Four
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Laura Dickinson *
Angel City Four
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Jordan Lamoureux *
Angel City Four
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Fletcher Sheridan *
Angel City Four
* Guest Artist

Show Details

Sunday, April 6, 2014 7:00 pm
Moss Theatre
Staged Concert Reading
Music by
Cy Coleman
Lyrics by
David Zippel
Book by
Larry Gelbart
Joel Bishoff
Musical Director
Brad Ellis
Production Supervisor
Damon Kirsche
Show Photographer
Alan Weston