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1Arsenic and Old Lace 2The copy I had did not list the author 366 pages 4Act 1 Set in late afternoon in the month of September in the present time Act 2 Later that same night Act 3 Later that night to early the next morning 5The main characters include Mortimer Brewster Aunt Abby Aunt Martha Elaine Teddy Dr Einstein Jonathan Brewster and Officer OHara 6Personally I liked Teddy the best because he was such a bizarre character He added a lot of life and personality to this play with his reenactment of different events in Theodore Rosevelts life His role added an element of unpredictability to the play I thought 7If I were cast in this play I would like to play the role of Dr Einstein because I think it would be a challenging role however you would be able to have fun with it since they give you the chance to work with a German accent and such Dr Einstein just seemed to be a very unique character to try and portray 8Mortimer He didnt even have the sense enough to be scared - to be on guard For instance ther muderer invites him to sit down Einstein You mean Wont you sit down Mortimer Believe it or not that was in there too Einstein And What did he do Mortimer He sat down Mind you - this fellow is supposed to be bright There he is - all ready to be trussed up And what do they use to tie him with Einstein What Mortimer The curtain cord Jonathan cuts the curtain cord 9I think the most challenging part of producing this play would be to find actors talented enough to portray the mix of characters that this play involves you would need somewhat nutty people as well as serious and also a bit senile actors it would be an interested mix 10The play starts
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