The Abbeville Opera House
Arsenic and Old Lace
Meet the charming and innocent ladies who populate their cellar with the remains of socially and religiously “acceptable” roomers. A true American theatre classic playing February 5, 6, 12, 13, 19 and 20 – 2016
Genevie has assembled and large and talented Opera House ensemble of veteran actors and newcomers to bring the story of life. Starring as Mortimer Brewster, the role made famous by Cary Grant in the film, will be Opera House favorite actor Brad Christie. Lisa McConnell, another Opera House favorite will play the role of Elaine Harper. Abby and Martha Brewster, the two kind, thoughtful, sweet little old ladies, who have developed a very bad habit of murdering lonely old men, are played by MaryAnne Campbell and Lisa Edwards. Rounding out the talented ensemble of zany characters are Patrick Lutz as Teddy Brewster, Brandon Kelley as Officer Brophy, Dylan Seely as Officer Klein, Jimmy Wilson as Mr. Gibbs, D.C. Moody as Jonathan Brewster, Carl Gingola as Dr. Einstein, Allen Wallin as Lieutenant Rooney, Amber Swann as Officer O’Hara, and Brian Sorrow as Mr. Witherspoon.