Author: Elise Hanson-Barnett

THE LUCKY STIFF in Murray is a lively surprise

HOLLADAY — Harry Witherspoon is bored. All day long he sits in a shoe shop with no one to talk to but some Italian leather loafers. He wishes his life could be more exciting, more adventurous; instead, he is stuck with an overwhelming sense of ennui. One day, Harry receives a telegraph that his uncle Anthony, whom he has never met, has passed on. Harry is in line to inherit six million dollars. That is, if he can fulfill his late uncle’s every wish. Otherwise, the money goes to a charity for dogs. Harry must take his uncle’s corpse on...

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Sandy Arts presents a classic: ARSENIC AND OLD LACE

SANDY — Since the 1941 premier of Joseph Kesselring’s farcical romp through the darker side of comedy, Arsenic and Old Lace has been a fan favorite and one of the most widely performed plays in theater to this day. The production currently underway by the Sandy Arts Guild is the perfect example why. Arsenic and Old Lace tells the story of Mortimer, a freshly engaged drama critic who returns to the home of his aunts one night only to discover a dreadful secret that could ruin the entire family. Things are complicated further when his evil brother Jonathan shows up,...

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