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‘Arsenic and Old Lace’

The cast and crew of the classic comedy “Arsenic and Old Lace” are putting the finishing touches on the show in preparation for Friday’s opening performance, which begins at 7 p.m. at the Piankatank Ruritan Club, Hudgins. The Court House Players’ production features, seated from left, R.J. Erickson as Jonathan Brewster, Linda Ours as Martha Brewster, Jennifer Mercer as Abby Brewster, James King as Mortimer Brewster, Julie Blake as Elaine Harper; standing, Ernie Campos as Teddy Brewster, Paul Hyer as the Rev. Dr. Harper, Stephanie Sowers as Officer Klein, Tom Robinson as Officer O’Hara, George Opie as Mr. Witherspoon, Jim Anderson as Mr. Gibbs and Lt. Rooney, and Matt Williams as Officer Brophy. Not pictured, Sheldon Roberts as Dr. Einstein, and Jayden Emerson as Mr. Hoskins. Other performances are at 7 p.m. Saturday and at 3 p.m. Sunday. Tickets at the door are $18 for adults and $5 for students. For more information, visit

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