From left are Karen Sidel, Ingrid Smith, Laura Garger, Marsha Howard Karp
Albert Geetter and Cliff Gibson.
Photo by Anna Zuckerman-Vdovenko
A little blue pill is the focus of the Farmington Valley Stage’s zany comedy, “Sex Please, We’re Sixty” which is performed May 12, 13, 14 at 8 pm, at the Canton Town Hall Auditorium in picturesque Collinsville.
Don’t be fooled by the title. “Sex Please We’re Sixty” is a very clean, comedic farce written by Michael and Susan Parker. Michael and Susan Parker are Florida playwrights with several “American” farces to their credit. Those include “The Sensuous Senator,” “There’s a Burglar in My Bed”, “Whose Wives are they Anyway?,” among others. English born and raised, Michael Parker and his wife Susan, write plays that combine familiar British farce situations, into an American setting. Their plays are stereotypical comedies, with over the top, bawdy, nonsensical plots. As with “Sex Please We’re Sixty”, the result is a great deal of fun.
Like the best of the classic British bedroom farces, “Sex Please We’re Sixty” is all tease and no delivery, especially given that the plot involves 80 year old “Bud the Stud”, who’s having a Viagra shortage.
The show centers around Mrs. Stancliffe’s Rose Cottage Bed & Breakfast and her neighbors, Bud “The Stud” Davis, a man with a rich sexual appetite, thanks to his Viagra-enhanced libido and the optimistic Henry Mitchell who has been courting Mrs. Stancliffe unsuccessfully for 20 years. … Continue Reading