Arsenic and Old Lace

by  Joseph Kesselring

Full Length Play, Comedy  /  11m, 3f

The famous comedy success produced a smash hit in New York and on the road. One of the most popular plays in our catalogue.

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  • Cast Size

    Cast Size

    11m, 3f

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We meet the charming and innocent ladies who populate their cellar with the remains of socially and religiously "acceptable" roomers; the antics of their brother who thinks he is Teddy Roosevelt; and the activities of the other brother—these require no further description or amplification here. ARSENIC AND OLD LACE is a must for all nonprofessionals, a ready-made comedy hit.
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"The famous comedy success produced a smash hit in New York and on the road. One of the most popular plays in our catalogue.

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  • Caution Mild Adult Mild Adult Themes

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  • Licensing available for professional groups only. Some restrictions apply.

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11m, 3f

MARTHA BREWSTER - an elderly lady
ABBY BREWSTER - her elderly sister
TEDDY BREWSTER - their brother who thinks he is Teddy Roosevelt
MORTIMER BREWSTER - their nephew
ELAINE HARPER - his fiance
REV. DR. HARPER - her father
OFFICER KLEIN
OFFICER O'HARA - a raconteur
OFFICER BROPHY
LIEUTENANT ROONEY
JONATHAN BREWSTER - Mortimer's murderous brother
DR. EINSTEIN - his accomplice
MR. GIBBS

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