Friday, March 13, 2009
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Eastside High School students hold a dress rehearsal for the comedic play, "Arsenic and Old Lace," which debuted Thursday night. It tells the story of a dirty secret The Aunts are hiding from Mortimer, a writer, and all of the insanity that surrounds their family. Pictured above, left to right, are Shaquell Shepherd playing Dr. Einstein; Jobey Wright as Teddy; Jamie Lane as Aunt Martha Brewster, Mary Edmondson as Aunt Abby Brewster and Nicholas Croy as Jonathan Brewster. Above, Teddy, who thinks he's President Theodore Roosevelt, accuses Jonathan, the fugitive serial killer, of being a "nature faker." The students will perform the play at 7 p.m. Saturday and 2:30 p.m. Sunday in the school's auditorium at 10245 Covington Bypass. Tickets are $6 for adults and $4 for students; all teachers get in free.