Britain in Hamburg

The Hamburg Players's Blog – March 2011 Archive (1)

Arsenic and Old Lace by Joseph Kesselring (directed by Martin Leafe)

Theatre critic Mortimer Brewster plans to get engaged to his sweetheart Elaine. But he discovers his two

charming elderly aunts have taken up a gruesome hobby: they “charitably” murder lonely old men by giving

them elderberry wine laced with arsenic! Meanwhile, his dotty brother Teddy, who thinks he is Theodore

Roosevelt, is digging the Panama Canal in the basement – a handy place to bury the bodies. Matters are

made worse by the unwelcome return of his serial-killer brother… Continue

Added by The Hamburg Players on March 30, 2011 at 20:30 — 1 Comment


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