Age of Angels

The play looks at an incident in Los Angeles, starting from a minor accident with a football and ending in mass murder. It does this by telling the story of ten individuals involved, one at a time – a sex offender, girl, studio executive, handicapped boy, trucker, mentally ill man, candidate’s worker, young bully, motorcycle policeman and finally an angel.

Each character is played by Mark Soper, with a rapid change of clothes on stage for each character. At first the stories are not obviously related but it gradually becomes clear that they are all really parts of a single story and that small events can have major consequences.

This is a very unusual play and it takes a little while before it becomes clear what is happening but it then becomes gripping and well worth watching. Mark Soper’s performance is excellent and he gets into character very well. Recommended.

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The Blurb

Guy Masterson presents Mark Soper's fascintating, taut Hollywood thriller, directed by Ines Wurth ('I Miss Communism'). Mass murder in La La Land has never been such a spiritually uplifting experience! Ten stories. Ten suspects. You decide!

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