Horror Theater


All The Single Ladies: Why I Love Hag Horror

I recently visited with two of my favorite crazed older ladies at a theater performance of Arsenic and Old Lace. The stage play, written nearly 80 years ago, is a madcap romp that takes place in the living room of Martha and Abby Brewster. The sweet, spinster aunts are serial killers - strictly to give peace to nice, older gentlemen, you understand - but unfortunately, they aren’t the only killers in the family. You could say there is some family competition on who is better at it. The Brewster aunts of the 1940's gave rise to a plethora of unhinged film la[...]