Final weekend for ‘Arsenic and Old Lace’

Greene County News Report

XENIA — X*ACT will present “Arsenic and Old Lace” for a final weekend Friday-Sunday, June 5-7.

Written by Joseph Kesslering and directed by Tony Copper, it is a farcical black comedy revolving around the insane Brewster family. Follow the hero, Mortimer Brewster, as he deals with his crazy, homicidal family.

His aunts who have taken to poisoning lonely old men with a glass of homemade elderberry wine laced with arsenic, strychnine, and “just a pinch” of cyanide. His brother believes he is Theodore Roosevelt and his other brother now looks like Boris Karloff.

Friday and Saturday Shows are at 7:30 p.m. Sunday’s show is 3 p.m. Tickets are $17, $14 for seniors and students.

For more information, call the box office at 937-372-0516 or visit

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