Arsenic and Old Lace

A Grand Blanc High School Theatre Department Production

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Grand Blanc Theatre Department opens season with classic American Comedy: Arsenic and Old Lace

The Grand Blanc High School Theatre Department opens the 2018-19 season of theatre with the American Classic; Arsenic and Old Lace. The production includes a cast of 14 on stage and over 30-production crew members, directed by Grand Blanc High School Director of Theatre, Mrs. Denise Botzki.

Mortimer Brewster is living a happy life. He has a steady job at a prominent New York newspaper, he’s just become engaged, and he gets to visit his sweet spinster aunts to announce the engagement. Mortimer always knew that his family had a bit of a mad gene -- his brother believes himself to be Teddy Roosevelt and his great-grandfather used to scalp Indians for pleasure -- but his world is turned upside down when he realizes that his dear aunts have been poisoning lonely old men for years!

When Mortimer’s maniacal brother, Jonathan. (who strangely now resembles Boris Karloff) returns on the night that the aunts were planning to bury the newest victim, Mortimer must rally to help his aunts and protect his fiancé -- all while trying to keep his own sanity. as well. An uproarious farce on plays involving murder, Arsenic and Old Lace has become a favorite among regional theatres throughout America.

Show Dates and Times

Show dates and Times:

  • November 15, 16 and 17 at 7:00 pm
  • November 17 also at 2:00 pm

Performance times:

  • Ticket Prices:
  • $10.00 General Admission
  • $8.00 Students and Senior Citizens

For additional information or to reserve tickets, contact Grand Blanc High School at

  • 12500 Holly Rd. ~ Grand Blanc, MI 48439
  • Monday thru Friday: 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
  • 810-591-6634

Grand Blanc High School

Howard Pepper Auditorium

Grand Blanc HS - East Campus Building