Rooftop Announces Auditions for Arsenic and Old Lace by Joseph Kesselring


Arsenic and Old Lace is a classic dark comedy about the Brewster family, whose members are all a bit eccentric. Mortimer Brewster is a drama critic who discovers a shocking secret about his aunt and uncle-they have been poisoning lonely old men with elderberry wine laced with arsenic. Mortimer must come up with a plan to keep his family out of jail and save his own sanity.

Audition Dates: Monday and Tuesday, April 24 and 25 at 7pm. Callbacks are Wednesday, April 26 at 7pm.

Performances: July 14, 15, 16, 21, 22 and 23.

Rehearsals: Tuesdays and Thursday at the ARTfactory from 7 – 9:30pm and Saturdays at the ARTfactory from 1 – 4pm.

Director: Talya Conroy

Audition Details:


Auditions will be in the form of cold readings. Download the Audition Form and bring with you to auditions along with a headshot or recent photo. The ARTfactory is committed to equity, diversity and inclusion. As such, we encourage performers of all races and ethnicities, gender identities, sexualities, ages and abilities, including d/Deaf, to attend every audition.

For any questions, please contact:

Kimberly Kemp

Director of Theatre Arts

(703) 330-2787