The Suffield Players are thrilled to announce their upcoming production of the timeless comedy Arsenic and Old Lace by Joseph Kesselring. Directed by the talented Becca Coolong, this uproarious play promises to entertain audiences with its witty humor and eccentric characters.
Set in a charming yet quirky old house, Arsenic and Old Lace follows the eccentric Brewster family and their darkly comedic misadventures. The two elderly sisters, Abby and Martha Brewster, played by Kelly Seip and Mary Fernandez-Sierra, deliver an unforgettable performance as they take compassion to a whole new level by luring lonely old men and “helping” them find peace. Chaos ensues as their nephew Mortimer Brewster (Fahad Rahmat) discovers their peculiar hobby, leading to a hilarious chain of events that will keep audiences in stitches.
Mark your calendars for an unforgettable theatrical experience on October 5, 6, 7, 13, 14, 20, and 21 at 8 p.m., with a special matinee performance on October 15 at 2 p.m. The Suffield Players’ theater, known for its intimate setting and dedicated cast, is the perfect backdrop for this comedic gem that has delighted audiences for generations.
Director Becca Coolong, known for her keen ability to bring out the best in her cast and capture the essence of a story, ensures that Arsenic and Old Lace will be an evening filled with laughter and delight. The skilled cast, crew, and production team have been working tirelessly to deliver a performance that will leave a lasting impression on theatergoers of all ages.
Tickets for Arsenic and Old Lace are available for purchase now. Don’t miss this opportunity to witness a classic comedy brought to life by The Suffield Players. Join us at Mapleton Hall, located at 1305 Mapleton Ave, for an evening of laughter, intrigue, and unforgettable moments.
For more information, ticket reservations, and details about The Suffield Players, please visit suffieldplayers.org or contact the box office at: 1-800-289-6148.