Arsenic And Old Lace

Arsenic And Old Lace

Written by: Joseph Kesselring 

Rivertown Repertory Theater    11/2/2007 - 11/18/2007 (schedule)

Category:  Comedy · Community

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The play is a farcical black comedy revolving around Mortimer Brewster, a theatre-hating drama critic who must deal with his crazy, homicidal family and local police in Brooklyn, New York, as he debates whether to go through with a honeymoon with the woman he loves and has recently agreed to marry. His family includes two spinster aunts who have taken to murdering lonely old men by poisoning them with a glass of home-made elderberry wine laced with arsenic, strychnine and "just a pinch" of cyanide; a brother who believes he is Teddy Roosevelt and digs locks for the Panama Canal ...Read More

Total performances: 10

Jackson Townsend.... Teddy Brewster *
Jim Chimento.... Jonathan Brewster *
Julie Vorus.... Abby Brewster *
Linda Hubchen.... Martha Brewster *
Marc Fouchi.... Mortimer Brewster *
Michael Cahill.... Dr. Einstein *
Michael P. Sullivan.... Lieutenant Rooney
P.J. McKinnie.... Officer Klein
Paul LaCoste Cook.... Officer O'Hara
Roland "Butch" Caire.... The Rev. Dr. Harper; Mr. Gibbs; Mr. Witherspoon
Stacy Taliancich.... Elaine Harper
Terence Foster.... Officer Brophy
*=featured role

Gary Rucker ....  Director
Shawn Ramagos ....  Lighting Design
Chris Adams ....  Set Design; Set Construction; Technical Director
Linda Fried ....  Costume Design
Kathy Riess ....  Stage Manager; Building Supervisor
Victoria LaFitte ....  Crew
James Clakeley ....  Asst. Stage Manager
Christopher Ward ....  Sound Technician; Set Construction
Gwen Caire ....  House Manager
Charles Ward ....  Photographer; Videographer; Publicity; Producer ; Executive Director
Bonnie Knowles ....  Props
Catherine Primeaux ....  Box Office.; Operations Director.


Murder, Intrigue and Laughter at Rivertown
A review of Arsenic and Old Lace
by Tricia Danflous 11/05/07

Notes: [RRT #
Michael Cahill suffered a detached retina during the closing matinee.
References: Media
Record created by: mcahill
This record is part of the 'Cahill Archives'

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