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Please mark your calendars for our production of the comedy:

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Arsenic and Old Lace

by Joseph Kesselring

Directed by Angie McLeod

Produced by Simon Drake and Peter Isaac

Preview: Friday, April 12th, 2024

Opening Saturday April 13th, 2024
and running Thursday April 18 to Saturday April 20
Wednesday April 24 to Saturday April 27
two Sunday matinées April 21 and 28 at 2pm

Curtain: 8pm (Matinées 2pm)

Drama critic Mortimer Brewster's engagement announcement is upended when he discovers a corpse in his elderly aunts' window seat. Mortimer rushes to tell Abby and Martha before they stumble upon the body themselves, only to learn that the two old women aren't just aware of the dead man in their parlour, they killed him! Between his aunts' penchant for poisoning wine, a brother who thinks he's Teddy Roosevelt, and another brother using plastic surgery to hide from the police - not to mention Mortimer's own hesitancy about marriage - it'll be a miracle if Mortimer makes it to his wedding. Arsenic and Old Lace is a classic black comedy about the only thing more deadly than poison: family.

The Kay Meek Arts Centre McEwen Theatre, 1700 Mathers Avenue, West Vancouver

Tickets are available from the Meek at (604) 981-6335 (MEEK) or on-line.

Buy tickets now!

Many thanks to our sponsors:

We gratefully acknowledge the financial support of the Kiwanis Club of West Vancouver

We acknowledge the financial support of the Province of British Columbia

We gratefully acknowledge the support of the District of West Vancouver through their Community Grants program
from the “Mrs Kay Meek” and “Howard Martin Memorial” funds

“ARSENIC AND OLD LACE is presented by special arrangement with Broadway Licensing, LLC, servicing the Dramatists Play Service collection. (”