Directed by Steve Tague
The REP's audio adaptation of Joseph Kesselring's ARSENIC
AND OLD LACE will have you roaring with laughter as our
resident actors portray the colorful characters of the mad Brewster family.
In this theatre classic, drama critic Mortimer Brewster, discovers his seemingly sweet old spinster aunts have a nasty habit of poisoning lonely old men with a glass of home-made elderberry wine laced with "arsenic, strychnine, and just a pinch of cyanide" and burying them in the cellar of their Brooklyn home.
to the mix Mortimer’s crazy brothers Teddy, who believes he is Theodore
Roosevelt, and Jonathan, a homicidal fugitive returning home to hide from the
law, looking like Frankenstein’s monster thanks to plastic surgery performed by
his alcoholic accomplice Dr. Einstein.
The resulting chaos as Mortimer tries to wrangle in his crazy family
makes for an uproarious farce, filled with laugh-out-loud hilarity and witty
ARSENIC AND OLD LACE is available for streaming through May 16th.