Arsenic and Old Lace, 1939
Premiere: 14. November 2023
Performance length is 1 hour and 55 minutes and has no pause.
Alenka Klabus Vesel
Nina Ramšak Marković
The fresh production of this more than eighty years old text about the bizarre family Brewster will appeal to all lovers of black and eccentric humour.
The members of the bizarre New York family Brewster could be described as some sort of ancient ancestors of the Addams family. The text is surprisingly close to our contemporary world – the world of tabloid stories about serial killers, psychopaths, poisoners and people who change their faces with plastic operations …
Jospeh Kesselring, American playwright (1902 – 1967) became famous for his play Arsenic and Old Lace. The play was first and very successfully put on stage in Broadway in 1941. The 1944 film starring Cary Grant is also unforgettable.
Opening in April 2023 on the Small Stage