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Arsenic and Old Lace   

 
46th Street Theatre, (6/26/1986 - 1/03/1987)
First Preview: Jun 19, 1986 Total Previews: 7
Opening Date: Jun 26, 1986    
Closing Date: Jan 03, 1987 Total Performances: 221

Category: Play, Comedy, Revival, Broadway
Setting: The living room of the Brewster home in Brooklyn. September, 1941.



Production Staff
Theatre Owned / Operated by The Messrs. Nederlander
Produced by Elliot Martin, Act III Productions (Norman Lear, Founder), James M. Nederlander and Burton Kaiser; Associate Producer: Marjorie Martin
Original N.Y. Production by Howard Lindsay and Russel Crouse; Originally presented at the Great Lakes Theater Festival (Gerald Freedman, Artistic Director)
Written by Joseph Kesselring
Directed by Brian Murray
Scenic Design by Marjorie Bradley Kellogg; Costume Design by Jeanne Button; Lighting Design by Pat Collins; Hair Design by Paul Huntley
General Manager: Ralph Roseman; Company Manager: Mitchell Brower
Production Stage Manager: Elliott Woodruff; Stage Manager: Wally Peterson
Casting: Marjorie Martin; General Press Representative: Jeffrey Richards Associates; Advertising: Serino, Coyne & Nappi; Photographer: Martha Swope and Associates
Cast
William HickeyDr. Einstein
Polly HollidayMartha Brewster
Tony RobertsMortimer Brewster
Jean StapletonAbby Brewster
Abe VigodaJonathan Brewster
Gwyllum EvansThe Rev. Dr. Harper
Andrew GormanOfficer Brophy
J. J. JohnstonOfficer Klein
Mary LayneElaine Harper
Kevin McClarnonOfficer O'Hara
MichaelJohn McGannTeddy Brewster
William PrestonMr. Gibbs
Phillip PruneauMr. Witherspoon
Barry SniderLieutenant Rooney
Understudies: Virginia Downing (Abby Brewster, Martha Brewster), Andrew Gorman (Officer O'Hara), J. J. Johnston (Jonathan Brewster), John Leighton (Lieutenant Rooney, Mr. Gibbs, Mr. Witherspoon, The Rev. Dr. Harper), Phillip Pruneau (Dr. Einstein) and Karen Trott (Elaine Harper)