Brownsville Herald, Jan. 30, 1977

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THK iil«)« .VSVII.I K HKHAI.n-S-imiay. January 30. 1977-PAr.E 31 Backstage At Camille IT MAY NOT be a good idea to accept a drink of elderberry wine from Abby and Martha Brewster. If you are wondering why not, attend one of the Camille Playhouse performances of "Arsenic and Old Lace" featuring June Davis, Henri De Stefano and Bill Pease. Today's matinee opens at 2:15 and evening performances are scheduled for Feb. 4 and 5, For reservations call 542-8900. Police Wives Auxiliary Plans Fund Raising Activity For February By BETTY W. K1NSER Copley News Sen'ice spool may be causing the spindle to come unscrewed. How about putting the spool The new Board of the Brownsville Police Wires Auxiliary had its meeting Jan. 19, in Women's Center. Ft. Brawn. New Board members are: Toni held during February in order to raise funds towards the Auxiliary Scholarship Fund were discussed. "Arsenic and Old Lace," which opened to UK public last night, is a delightful combination of murder and mirth which should appeal to all playgoers from eighttoSO: Flau nting the the atrica I taboo that murder cannot be plared for laughs, Joseph Kesselring has successfully combined ctr- pses and hilarity in this tale of Abby and Martha Brewster, two charitable old ladies vdwaeonly bad liabit, in an otherwise spotless life, is poisoning lonely old men on elderberry wine liberally spiked with arsenic. June Davis and Henri De Steffano, bedecked in lace and s u r r o u n d e d by all Ihe accoutrements of an elegantly wrought Victorian set. are so convincing in their roles that you'll have to think twice before accepting their invitations for a "toddy 1 ' for ye ars tocome. Pat Patton. in the role of the exhuberant Theodore Roosevelt reincarnation, brother Teddy, charges aplly through his lines. Nacho Garza, as brother Jonathan, would give Boris Karloff, himself, a jolt at his towering likeness. Nephew Mortimer (Jim Aanstoos) and t f i a n c e e E l a i n e ( B e t h ' Wolmering) are both liaumed by Mortimer's inheritance of the sinisterly fragmented Brewster mind. Bothactorsare strongly appealing in their rotes as the comedy's "straight." Paul A lotto, a frustrated playwriting policeman, seem: to relish his part.burstingfortl with torrents of dialogue (now freed from his monosyllabic c o n f i n e m e n t of "Cuckoo's Nest" fame.) The Reverend Dr. Harperis verymuehsoindosda la Alex Carrafoil's portrayal and Bill Pease, one of the 12 recipients of the Brewster sisters' kind offices, will accept invitations more discriminate^' in the future. The supporting cast is loaded with incongruous characters: Bob Rivard makes a gleefully malicious Dr. Einstein and David Penque, a temerously p o m p o u s S u p e r i n t e n d e n t Witherspoon. Dan McBain plays an incredulously efficient Lieutenant Rooney while Don Cooper and Randy Moore are comically earnest officers of the law. Call Camille Playhouse. 542-4900, for reservations for ccntinuinj! performances this afternoon at 2:15, the nights of Feb. 4 and 5 with final on matinee Feb. 6. Director Roberto Elizondo has his own magical wand poised to make 52 transformations for Camille's forthcoming production of the smash musical, "Gypsy." Tryouts for this enormous cast demand are scheduled for Feb. 9th through (tenth. RELATIVE NEWCOMERS to the stage of Camille Playhouse include Jim Aanstoos and Beth Wolmering who appear in the roles of nephew Mortimer his fiancee Elaine in the current production of "Arsenic and Old Lace." Read About Community Events In The Brownsville Herald "For Cmiyilplr Tuxeitn Srn-ice!!" ARMANDO'S TUXEDO RENTALS We have the latest Palm Beach Fashions in stock. Special Discounts on Weddings Qu!nceaneras. We Rent · Sol] · Service 541-3011 542-0561 942 E. Washington Brownsville '' ^?$%f!f'~^l "^ or Complete Bridal Sendee" ·'' T\ Y^£ LOLITA'S BRIDE FASHIONS ·' 542-9561 541-3011 l\ i\ Most Bm.rifi.1 Cclec'ian of Wtddmg Gww. ;'» Cwrplele Seteclion ol Fwmals. !· Ail Bridcl Accessories. '· Plus The MosJ Experienced SpecwSiis in custom Devgned f * We Also HartTe PtcFeiskwil Un'lomii And Coils Al c very : resonoble prke. i m

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