‘Arsenic and Old Lace’ opens at Weekend Theater

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Entertainment possibilities in Arkansas this weekend:

THEATER: ‘Arsenic & Aged Lace’

The Weekend Theater, 1001 W. Seventh St. at Chester Street, Minor Rock, phases “Arsenic and Previous Lace” by Joseph Kesselring, 7:30 p.m. Friday-Saturday, Oct. 29-30 and Nov. 5-6 and 2:30 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 31 and Nov. 7.

Zack Hickman plays theater critic Mortimer Brewster, whose lovable spinster aunts (Donna Singleton as Abby Brewster and Susan Thomey as Martha Brewster), unbeknownst to him or the local law enforcement, have been poisoning lonely solitary males in their historic Brooklyn property. Incorporating to the madcap: Mortimer’s brothers, 1 of whom (Tommie Tinker) believes he is Theodore Roosevelt and the other (Drew Ellis) is a homicidal maniac who travels with a Teutonic plastic surgeon (Aaron Burnside) who has, at minimum briefly, manufactured him glance like Boris Karloff.

Masks will be required. Tickets are $20, $18 for learners, senior citizens and military. Go to CentralArkansasTickets.com.

‘Being Earnest’

The Arkansas State College theater office stages “The Great importance of Becoming Earnest” by Oscar Wilde, 7:30 p.m. Friday-Saturday and Oct. 29-30 and 2 p.m. Sunday in the Drama Theatre at ASU’s Fowler Heart, 201 Olympic Push, Jonesboro. Tickets are $10-$15. Pay a visit to astate.edu/tickets.

The rest of ASU’s 2021-22 theater lineup:

◼️ Dec. 3-5: “A Xmas Carol: A Radio Participate in,” ASU alumnus David Norris’ adaptation of the Charles Dickens classic

◼️ Feb. 18-20 and 25-26: Diana Son’s “End Kiss”

◼️ April 21-24: “Head Above Heels,” conceived by Jeff Whitty and tailored by James MacGruder, featuring the new music of The Go-Go’s.

Contact (870) 972-2037, e-mail mkyriakos@AState.edu or pay a visit to AState.edu/theatre.

Jonesboro ‘Fences’

Jonesboro’s Basis of Arts phases “Fences” by August Wilson, 7:30 p.m. Friday, 6 p.m. Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday at the Discussion board Theater, 115 E. Monroe Ave., Jonesboro. The enjoy incorporates racially sensitive language and themes. Tickets are $20 and $18, $18 and $16 for young children, senior citizens, armed service and Arkansas Point out College learners, college and team pay out what you can for the Sunday matinee. Get in touch with (870) 935-2726 or check out foajonesboro.org.

El Dorado ‘Clue’

The South Arkansas Arts Middle, 110 E. Fifth St., El Dorado, phases “Clue: On Stage” (tailored by Sandy Rustin from the screenplay for the 1985 Paramount movie by Jonathan Lynn and the Hasbro Inc. board match, with added materials by Hunter Foster and Eric Rate), 7:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 28 and 30 2:30 and 7:30 p.m. Saturday and 2:30 p.m. Sunday and Oct. 31. Tickets are $20, $5 for students, $10 for centre customers. Simply call (870) 862-5474 or go to saac-arts.org.

The heart will host a 7 p.m. opening night champagne reception, for which all seats are $20. The center is also hosting an Oct. 30 “Colours and Costume Night”: Come dressed possibly as your most loved “Clue” character or in a stable colour showing your assistance for that character.

Tunes: Organists assemble

Members of the the Central Arkansas Chapter of the American Guild of Organists, like Jess Anthony, Jane Gamble, Bob Bidewell, Jason Saugey and Beau Baldwin, conduct performs by Louis Lewandowski, J.S. Bach and Gerald Near, among the other folks, at a Associates Recital, 7:30 p.m. Friday at St. James United Methodist Church, 321 Enjoyable Valley Generate, Tiny Rock. Admission is no cost. Face coverings will be necessary, and physical distancing is inspired. Connect with (501) 217-6700.

Artwork: ‘Fall for the Arts’

The Ashley County Arts Association will hold its “Fall for the Arts” artwork exhibit, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday at the Old GP Developing, 105 W. 2nd Ave., Crossett, driving Centennial Park. Admission is no cost. Phone (870) 415-2578 or (870) 415-2834 or stop by the Fb activities website page, facebook.com/events/451307076269363.

And many others.: Casino fundraiser

The Fairfield Bay Animal Security League is putting on a casino-design fundraiser, featuring roulette, blackjack, craps and Texas Maintain ‘Em, 6-9 p.m. Saturday at the Fairfield Bay Meeting Heart, 10 Dropped Creek Parkway, Fairfield Bay. Admission is $20 all proceeds gain the Fairfield Bay Animal Shelter. Contact (501) 884-3992.

‘Famous’ pianist

Naoki Hakutani, a school member at the University of Arkansas at Very little Rock, has been inducted into the Astoria, N.Y.-centered Steinway & Sons Teacher Hall of Fame, recognizing “the function of North America’s most dedicated and passionate piano educators,” in accordance to a information release. Hakutani is a single of 44 lecturers in the United States and Canada in the 2021 class, the hall’s second. The hall inducted the inaugural class in 2019. Go to steinway.com.