Weatherford Democrat

May 1, 2014

TOTS presents Arsenic and Old Lace


Weatherford Democrat

Theatre Off The Square in Weatherford proudly presents the next production in their eight-show season, Arsenic and Old Lace, written by Joseph Kesselring, and presented by special arrangement with Dramatists Play Service, Inc. This classic in American theatre is directed by Cynthia Daniels, with Julie Campbell as assistant director and Selita Sprunger as stage manager.  The show begins Friday, May 2, 2014 and runs weekends through May 18. 

Martha and Abby Brewster are charming and innocent ladies who populate their cellar with the remains of socially and religiously “acceptable” roomers.  Family members include their nephew, who thinks he is Teddy Roosevelt, another nephew, who is a good hearted cynic about to have his world turned upside down, and another nephew, who is a psychopath and a bit oversensitive about his “new appearance.” Members of the cast are Roberta Furman, as Abby Brewster; Dan C. Parris, as Rev. Dr. Harper and Mr. Witherspoon; Ray Shannon, as Teddy Brewster; Patsy Cockrum, as Officer Brophy; Betty Wade, as Officer Klein; Marilyn Sanderson, as Martha Brewster; Rachel Cupina, as Elaine Harper; Andrew Manning, as Mortimer Brewster; Doyle Staley, as Mr. Gibbs; Scott Campbell, as Jonathan Brewster; Evan Faris, as Dr. Einstein; Edwina Himes, as Officer O’Hara; and Mabel Reaves, as Lt. Rooney.

The comedy begins Friday and runs through Sunday, May 18. Show times are Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m. and Sunday at 2 p.m. Theatre Off The Square, the only live theatre in Weatherford, is located at 114 N. Denton Street.  

Tickets are $14 for adults and $12 for seniors 60 years and up, students and children under school age. Matinee tickets are $11 for all ages and no other discounts apply.

Tickets may be purchased in advance for $12 at the Weatherford Chamber of Commerce. Reserved seating is available and recommended by calling 817-341-8687. You can choose your seats and purchase your tickets to any performance online! Visit our website www.theatreoffthesquare.org for more information.