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Actor emeritus, he joined the company in 1998 and was principal actor in 28 shows, understudied and revived many others.

Gino Angelo

Gino in Virginia Woolf Dr. StrangeCrispen Wilson Waddington III Santa Claus Mata Hairy

Captain FelixThirsty Bowell IVMcDonald CareyWill ScarletProfessor Plumb-loco

Gino appeared in "The Marriage-Go-Round" at Towngate Theatre in March 2004 and again in "On Borrowed Time" in April 2005, both along with Mystery Theatre's Arlene Merryman.

Captain James T. QuirkCaptain BoobingRanger SmithMr. Dripdrysdale

In 1995, before the creation of the mystery theatre company, he starred opposite Mystery Theatre co-founder Vera Barton-Caro in Towngate's production of "Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?," along with Butch Maxwell.

WoofmanSir Harry Proctor-Gamble-SmytheStockson BondsOld King ColeSir Loine Of Beoffe Dr. Saul Fuhr

Gino played the lead - Tony - in Towngate's "Dial 'M' for Murder," Mack in "Threepenny Opera," Gerry in "Dancing at Lughnasa," Flan in "Six Degrees of Separation" and several one-act plays at the Cornerstone Project.


SchroverOrton WellesEdmund BurymoreCowering LionMilburn DripdrysdaleCongressman Jackson

This is a brief scene from "Speakeasy, Die Hard," the 20th anniversary performance of the first Mystery Theatre Unlimited show, held Saturday, September 17, 2016 at Oglebay Institute's Sifel Fine Arts Center. This is the final performance Gino Angelo (as the gangster Richetti), who died in October 2016. Also featured are Frank Wilson (as rival ganglord Vinnie Veramcelli) and as Richetti's henchmen are Bert Furioli, Josh DeBeni, Dustin Heavilin and Ryan Sears.

 

His Mystery Theatre credits

As principal actor:
Crispen Wilson Waddington III ~ Murder in the Mansion Museum (1998, 2005)
Captain Felix /Countess Estelle ~ Avast Ye Murderous Swabs! (1999)
Sir Loine Of Beoffe ~ The Tragic Death of Alfred the Squatty (1999)
Sir John Feelgood ~ The Case of the Ms. and the Show-Biz Whiz (1999, 2000)
Ranger Smith ~ DOA in the Y2K (1999)
Will Scarlet ~ Damn! Damn! That Rotten Old Nottingham! (2000)
Stockson Bonds ~
License to Spy (2000)
Beasley ~
Who Wants to Murder a Millionaire? (2000)
Dr. Saul Fuhr ~
Something Stinks at P.U. (2000)
Captain James T. Quirk ~
Space Trek (2001)
FatMan ~ The Menace of the Super Duper Party-Pooper (2001)
Old King Cole ~ One Upon a Crime (2001)
Santa Claus ~ Slay Ride III (2001)
Thirsty Bowell, III ~ Survivor on Killigan's Island (2002)
Carey McDonald ~ One Life to Lose (2002)
Dr. Reilly Strange ~ E.A.T. (The Extra Added Terrestrial (2003)
Sir Harry Proctor-Gamble-Smythe ~ Indiana Smith and the Restaurant of Doom (2003, 2006)
Ron Cheney, Jr. ~ Tales from the Script (2003, 2004)
Santa Claus ~ Slay Ride IV (2003)
Captain Boobing ~ Murder on the Luv Boat (2004, 2006)
Mr. Dripdrysdale ~ The Capitol Hillbillies (2004)
Mata Hairy ~ Murder Under the Big Top (2005)
Santa Claus ~ Slay Ride Five - CSI: North Pole (2005)
Sid Geaser ~ Murder at the Kit Kat Klub (2006)
Cowering Lion ~ Wizard of Odds (2006)
Orton Welles ~ I Killed Lucy (January - March 2007)
Edmund Burymore ~ Nothing Much About Doo-Doo (2007, 2015)
Schrover ~ You're a Dead Man, Chuckie Brown (2007)

As understudy:

Santa Claus ~ Slay Ride II: Fright Christmas (1998)
Vinnie Vermacelli ~
Speakeasy, Die Hard (1999)
Professor Plumb-loco ~ Elliot Brick's Case of the Maltese Ferret (2005)

In revival:

Ernie Henweigh ~ Variety Is the Spice of Death (1999)
Santa Claus ~
Slay Ride (2000)
Santa Claus ~
Slay Ride II: Fright Christmas (2000)
Captain James T. Quirk ~ Space Trek (2002, 2006)
Santa Claus ~ Slay Ride III (2002)
Old King Cole ~ One Upon a Crime (2004)
Sir Harry Proctor-Gamble-Smythe ~ Indiana Smith and the Restaurant of Doom (2004, 2007)
Ron Cheney, Jr. ~ Tales from the Script (2004)
Santa Claus ~ Slay Ride IV: Revenge of the Claus ( 2004)
Crispen WIlson Waddington III ~ Elliot Brick's Case of the Ditz and the Diamond (2005)
FatMan ~ The Menace of the Super Duper Party-Pooper (2006)
Mr. Dripdrysdale ~
The Capitol Hillbillies (2007)
Congressman Jackson ~
Tales from the Script (2007)
Tony Richetti ~
Speakeasy, Die Hard (20th Anniversay Edition) (2016)

Below are photos following gino's last scheduled performances with Mystery Theatre as a regular cast member. He did return in 2015 in a revival of "McDeath or Nothing Much About Doo-Doo" and in 2016 for the 20th anniversary revival of "Speakeasy, Die Hard."

Gino's send-off Gino unwraps a present that appears not to be a gold watch Gino's last regular performance with Mystery Theatre November 15, 2007 Ten years with this company and all I get is this cheesy photo montage?

The Mystery Theatre Unlimited, at various times, features:

Josh DeBeni
Butch Maxwell
Evan Oslund
Dustin Heavilin
Melody Meadows
Meghan Ross
Michael Moran
Ryan Sears

Emeritus members of The Mystery Theatre Unlimited Company:

Gino Angelo
Bert Furioli
Dee McCorkle Gregg
Vera Barton
Arlene Merryman
Frank Wilson
Cheryl Burke
Renee Zelinski

Other people who have appeared with The Mystery Theatre Unlimited Company:
Kathy Barton

Kevin Dennis

Deborah Frazier
Shannan Noe
Larry Carlisle
Bob Dever
P.D. Gregg
Rachel Podwika
Katie Crosbie
Jim Ellis
Jody Melto
Michael Ramsay
Sean Decker
Jenn Kellner Muscar
Mario Muscar

Last updated: August 11, 2017