Hanford High School drama students will revisit one of the school’s more popular productions when the musical comedy Gaslight Girl takes the stage April 17.
The story follows heroine Mary Goodhue, whoss father has disappeared, forcing her to go to work as a sewing girl in 1890s New York City.
She ends up losing her job and walks the streets, searching for work with friend Bess Belcher, when she meets the wealthy Richard Renssalaer Van Dorp. The pair fall in love but the villain Francis X. Cadbury and his sidekick Milo Smark seek to thwart them.
Tears, laughter, boos and cheers should be plentiful as the audience is invited to participate in the show by an energetic cast.
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Gaslight Girl will be performed at 7:30 p.m. April 17-18 and 24-25 at Hanford High. Tickets cost $8 for adults and $5 for students and seniors.