Laurel Mill Playhouse Events Latest happenings and updates from Laurel Mill Playhouse in Historic Downtown Laurel, MD Starting December 2, 2016: Happy Hollandaise All Claire Finley wants is the perfect Christmas. But when the chef is late and guests are early, festivities unravel in this sidesplitting British farce reminiscent of Arsenic and Old Lace. Auditions for Laughter on the 23rd Floor Director John D'Amato will hold auditions for Laughter on the 23rd Floor at the theatre starting December 12, 2016. Starting February 17, 2017: Laughter on the 23rd Floor Inspired by Neil Simon's youthful experience as a staff writer on Sid Caesar's Your Show of Shows, this comic drama shows the harried writing staff frantically scrambling to top each other with gags while competing for the attention of star madman "Max Prince".