Arsenic and Old Lace

Directed by: Eric Chase

This classic comedy features two sweet old ladies who poison lonely men as an act of charity. One of their nephews is a serial killer. Another thinks he is Teddy Roosevelt. The third just wants to marry his girl and keep his aunties safe from the Brooklyn Police Department. There is a slew of dead bodies buried in the cellar and another in the window seat. Because murder insanity and family are very Dysfunctional.
Arsenic & Old Lace features Ron Bopst*, Rob Brown*, Mike DeRensis, Marilyn Duryea, Greg Engbrecht, Jennifer Gill, Kurt Kingsley*, Vivian Meisner*, Craig Peterson, Justin Plowman, Mike Roche*, Peter Schuyler and Yanni Walker

The Dysfunctional Theatre Company: Arsenic & Old Lace is Dysfunctional Theatre's 32nd production. Other recent productions include: The Dysfunctional Guide to Home Perfection Marital Bliss & Passionate Hot Romance (winner of the FRIGID 2009 Audience Choice & Sold Out Show Awards), Brew of the Dead (by Patrick Storck) Chosen (written & directed by Rick Vorndran; winner of the 2008 FRIGID New York Festival ‘Sold Out Show’ Award), The 8: Reindeer Monologues (by Jeff Goode), and Hoover: A Love Story (by Paul Wells). Founded in 1997 Dysfunctional is dedicated to challenging the status quo without taking itself too seriously.

“Eclectic, quintessentially off-off-Broadway” -Martin Denton,

“A company dedicated to irreverent ensemble material”