Winner of the 1990 Tony Award for Best Musical, "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 '40'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 move soundtrack music, 1940's vintage. It is entirely appropriate, then, that the final curtain comes down on two happy endings.
"City of Angels" runs February 1 through March 3, 2013 at 1468 Dayton St., Aurora, 80010. Performances are Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, February 24 at 6:30 p.m. and Sunday, March 3 at 2:30 p.m. Tickets are $30 ($25 advance), Senior, Student, Group discounts available. Tickets are available by calling 303-856-7830 or online at www.vintagetheatre.com.
The cast featuring Ken Paul (Stone), Jerry Cunningham (Stine), Maggie Tisdale (Oolie/Donna), Jim Hitzke (Buddy/Irwin), Melissa Fike (Bobbi/Gabby), Abby Apple Boes (Alaura/Carla), Alix Brickley (Mallory/Avril), Robert Payo (Lt. Munoz/Pancho), and Alejandro Roldan (Jimmy Powers). The Quartet and Ensemble include: Juliette Petersen, Kerri Emswiller, Drew Hirscboeck, Patrick Brownson, Brad Wagner, Tyler Nielson, Arlene Rapal, Sadie Trigg, Ryan Buehler and Julie Lemieux.
"City of Angels" is the winner of six Tony Awards for Musical, Book, Score, Set Design, Actor and Featured Actress; nine Drama Desk Awards; three Outer Critics Circle Awards and the New York Drama Critics Circle Award for Best Musical.
Vintage Theatre presents
City of Angels
Homage to the film noir genre of motion pictures of the 1940's.
Feb 1 - March 3
Sunday, Feb 24 @ 6:30 p.m. and Sunday, Mar 3 at 2:30 p.m.
$30 ($25 advance)
303-856-7830 or online at www.vintagetheatre.com
NEW Vintage Theatre, 1468 Dayton St., Aurora 80010