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Arsenic and Old Lace presented by Springhouse Theatre

Friday, February 23, 2018 7:30 PM

Crouse, and turned Arsenic and Old Lace into a farcical black comedy. Our tale follows the misadventures of Mortimer Brewster, a drama critic who must deal with his crazy family which 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. There is one brother who believes he is Theodore Roosevelt, and another, more nefarious brother, who has received plastic surgery to conceal his identity, and now looks like horror-film actor Boris Karloff. (That role was originally played on Broadway by Karloff, himself.) Put them all together in one house, and hijinks ensue!

Springhouse Theatre is located on the campus of Springhouse Worship & Arts Center at 14119 Old Nashville Highway, Smyrna, TN. Tickets are available at For more information contact Springhouse Theatre Company at (615) 852-8499, or visit us online at