Arsenic and Old Lace


Written by Joseph Kesselring
Dates April 4, 5, 6, 12 and 13, 2013
Location Medicine Hat Lodge
Director Todd Sweeney
Production Manager Myrna Ironside
Stage Manager Debi Hoefling
Director's Assistant Cassy Sweeney



Set in 1941 Brooklyn, this three-act play is a hilarious and cleverly-written dark comedy combining farce and the macabre. The plot centers around the Brewster home where two sweet elderly sisters are famous for their many charitable activities.



Cast

April Seefried (Elaine Harper), Lachlan Bell (Mortimer Brewster), Bev Botter (Martha Brewster), Allie Dinsdale (Abby Brewster) Phillip Bygrave (Teddy Brewster), Dave Tongs (Officer Brophy), Ed Dick (The Reverend Dr. Harper), Marty Visser (Johnanthan Brewster) Stewart Kennedy (Mr Witherspoon), Travis Burke (Officer O'Hara), Wally Garrioch (Mr Gibbs/Lt Rooney), David Cameron (Officer Klein) Peter Leeming (Dr Einstein)

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April Seefried (Elaine Harper) Lachlan Bell (Mortimer Brewster) Bev Botter (Martha Brewster) Allie Dinsdale (Abby Brewster) Phillip Bygrave (Teddy Brewster) Dave Tongs (Officer Brophy), Ed Dick (The Reverend Dr. Harper) Marty Visser (Johnanthan Brewster) Stewart Kennedy (Mr Witherspoon) Travis Burke (Officer O'Hara) Wally Garrioch (Mr Gibbs/Lt Rooney) David Cameron (Officer Klein) Peter Leeming (Dr Einstein)



Crew

Todd Sweeney (Director), Myrna Ironside (Production Manager), Debi Hoefling (Stage Manager) and Cassey Sweeney (Director's Assistant)
Ken Arnot, Stewart Kennedy and Derrick Ironside (Set Building Crew)
Marg McCully, Angela Stubbs, Debi Hoefling and Shirley Carra (Lighting and Props)
Joan Kennedy (Photography)

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Todd Sweeney (Director) Myrna Ironside (Production Manager) Debi Hoefling (Stage Manager) Cassey Sweeney (Director's Assistant) Ken Arnot, Stewart Kennedy and Derrick Ironside (Set Building Crew) Marg McCully, Angela Stubbs, Debi Hoefling and Shirley Carra (Lighting and Props) Joan Kennedy (Photography)



Production Photos

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Programme

Arsenic and Old Lace


Acknowledgements

The Board of Directors of Medicine Hat Firehall Theatre Society gratefully acknowledges the support of local merchants and the many individuals whom contributed in any way to the success of this production. These efforts are most sincerely appreciated. Any omissions from the following list are genuinely regretted and the contribution no less appreciated.

Casino by Vanshaw, Rock 105.3, Copy Works, Tip Top Tailors,
Barbara Watson (Medicine Hat Shopper),
Joan Kennedy for the photographs,
The Medicine Hat News and The Medicine Hat Lodge