Arsenic and Old Lace
Arsenic and Old Lace, a murder comedy written in 1939 by American playwright Joseph Kesselring. The play was directed by Bretaigne Windust, and opened on January 10, 1941. It has become best known through the film adaptation starring Cary Grant.
Staged in June 1964 by the Libertas Theater Club in The Cellar in Dorp Street, Stellenbosch, directed by Esther van Ryswyk, with Jane Turner (Abby), Marie van Heerden (Martha), John Kitson (Dr Harper), Rita Sierts-Ehlers, Fred Roux, Piet Retief, Louis Eksteen, Peter de Swardt and P. van Aarde.
Trek 7(5):17, 1942.
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