Arsenic and Old Lace’ kicks off CT season

COTTAGE GROVE - Kicking off its 38th season with a tale of merry mayhem and murderous aunts, ”Arsenic and Old Lace” opens Jan. 31 for a three-weekend run at the Cottage Theatre.
In Joseph Kesselring's classic play, Abby and Martha Brewster are charming spinster sisters who lovingly care for their eccentric nephew, Teddy, who believes himself to be President Theodore Roosevelt.
The sisters give generously to local causes, and serve homemade biscuits and jam whenever Reverend Harper comes to tea. So their nephew Mortimer is flabbergasted to discover that . . .