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Drury Theatre Department to Present Arsenic and Old Lace

For Immediate Release: February 17

Dr. Robin Schraft
Department of Theatre
Phone: (417) 873-7326

SPRINGFIELD , Mo. , Feb. 17, 2009 — The Drury University Department of Theatre will present Arsenic and Old Lace by Joseph Kesselring. Directed by Dr. Robin Schraft, the play opens on Thursday, March 5 at 8:00 p.m. in the Wilhoit Theatre.

Comedy and mayhem explode in this wild comedy about two maiden aunts who have a unique method of helping lonely old men.

The production will run March 5-7 and March 12-14; all performances are at 8 p.m. in the Wilhoit Theatre located inside the Breech School of Business Administration at the corner of Drury Lane and Central Street.

Tickets are $10 for general admission, $8 for students and $5 for seniors. For ticket information and reservations, contact the Theatre Box Office at (417) 873-7255 Monday through Friday from 1-5 p.m., beginning Monday, Feb. 23.


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