Past Performance   May 15th 2020   

Arsenic and Old Lace

Arsenic and Old Lace
(Rights Pending)
A Timeless Comedy
by: Joseph Kesserling

Directed by: Jennifer McKenna
Produced by: Steve Murdock

In our efforts to adjust to be in compliance with the CDC, Governor Gavin Newsome, and the California State Public Health Guidelines, we have opted to move Arsenic and Old Lace to be part of our 41st season. Check back for information about Auditions and the Production. Thank you for your patience and loyalty during this period of uncertainty.

Mortimer Brewster is living a happy life: he has a steady job at a prominent New York newspaper, he’s just become engaged, and he gets to visit his sweet spinster aunts to announce the engagement. Mortimer always knew that his family had a bit of a mad gene -- his brother believes himself to be Teddy Roosevelt and his great-grandfather used to scalp Indians for pleasure -- but his world is turned upside down when he realizes that his dear aunts have been poisoning lonely old men for years! When Mortimer’s maniacal brother, Jonathan, (who strangely now resembles Boris Karloff) returns on the night that the aunts were planning to bury the newest victim, Mortimer must rally to help his aunts and protect his fiancé -- all while trying to keep his own sanity as strangers and cops keep calling, the Brewsters will go to hilarious lengths to protect the skeletons in the cellar. An American Classic of the stage and film!

Produced by special arrangement with Dramatist Play Service, Inc.


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