ACC’s ‘Under the Gaslight’ Runs through Sunday, Nov. 8

The ACC Drama Department’s production of “Under the Gaslight” opened Friday, October 30, at the Rio Grande Campus Mainstage Theater. Performances are held on Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays through November 8.

Performance Schedule:

  • Friday, October 30 and Saturday, October 31 at 8 p.m.
  • Sunday, November 1 at 2 p.m.
  • Friday, November 6 and Saturday, November 7 at 8 p.m.
  • Sunday, November 8 at 2 p.m.

Augustin Daly’s “Under the Gaslight: A Totally Original and Picturesque Drama of Life and Love in These Times” is set in 1867 New York. A young woman is jilted by her lover when he discovers that she was adopted into a family of high society and actually comes from humble beginnings. She runs away and comes under the control of the play’s villain, which sets off a dramatic sequence of events.

The production features a cast of 24, nine locations, and live music. Images are available upon request.

Rio Grande’s Mainstage Theater is located at 1212 Rio Grande Street, on the second floor of the main building. Admission: suggested donation of $6.

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