Mortimer Brewster is a newspaperman and author known for his diatribes against marriage. After he proposes to his girlfriend, Elaine all that is required is a quick trip to tell Mortimer’s two maiden aunts before he and Elaine go out for the night. While being detained by sandwiches and celebration, he finds out his aunts’ hobby; killing lonely old men and burying them in the cellar. It gets worse. Enter Mortimer’s older brother, Jonathan and his pal Dr. Einstein who have spent the majority of their lives out of prison- against the laws regulation. The play unfolds into a comedy of errors of sorts and you never know what will happen next!