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Young, trusting, and fragile – Bella Manningham thinks she’s losing her mind. In the evenings, she hears strange noises. The sitting-room gas lamps dim for no apparent reason. Is Bella’s loving relationship with her partner Jack all that it seems?

Patrick Hamilton’s 1938 play introduced us to the powerful term we now use to describe an insidious form of deception and manipulation.

This liberating adaptation by Johnna Wright and Patty Jamieson, which world premiered at the 2022 Shaw Festival, is a gripping, reimagined thriller of daring and doubt. Will the “gaslighting” have its intended dire effect, or will our heroine find the strength to save herself?

With all the hallmarks of Victorian Gothic, refreshed with intriguing new insights, GASLIGHT is a thrilling theatrical experience.

“Gaslight thrills audiences. A must-see theatrical experience that you don’t want to miss” Broadway World

“A Victorian gothic…with an inspired twist” The Age

“A mouth-watering psychological thriller, in which nothing is as it seems” The Blurb

“Sumptuous and imposing. The performances are riveting, delivered in a lavish context, keeping the audience gripped from beginning to end.” Stage Whispers

“Plenty to admire. There’s something cinematic about the way it plays out” The Guardian

“Dramatic, satisfying, masterfully directed like a game of chess” InReview

“Gaslight has all the elements of a perfect thriller, creepy, dark and with more twists than a roller coaster!” Weekend Notes

FAQS

The authorised ticket sellers for GASLIGHT at Roslyn Packer Theatre are the Sydney Theatre Company and Ticketmaster.

The performance of GASLIGHT is approximately 2 hours and 30 minutes, including a 20-minute interval.

This performance of GASLIGHT is suitable for a general audience. As it is a full-length theatrical performance, it is recommended for ages 13 and up.

Patrons arriving late to GASLIGHT may not be admitted into the auditorium until a suitable break in the performance. Latecomers may not be seated in their ticketed seat, but in an alternate area nearer an entrance where minimal disruption will be caused to seated attendees. This is at the discretion of the venue staff.

This production contains complete theatrical blackouts. Gaslight does not proactively offer advisories about subject matter, as sensitivities vary from person to person. If you have any questions about content, age-appropriateness or stage effects (such as strobe lights or theatrical fog) that might have a bearing on patron comfort, please contact info@newtheatricals.com.

The producers cannot guarantee the appearance of any particular artist at any performance. No refunds or exchanges will be offered as a result of an artist’s unavailability to perform at any performance.

Photography, video and sound recordings of any kind are strictly prohibited during the performance.