"Sex Please We're Sixty."
"Every person we are talking to laughs at the title," said
The antics take place at a bed-and-breakfast where two men and four women all end up taking a women's version of Viagra. It drives the libido of the older women and the men suffer menopausal symptoms, said director
The resulting mix-up and comedic situations lead to funny moments as the characters navigate their libidos and desires, he said.
"It is a very funny play," Gietka said. "It is like any typical farce with people coming and going very quickly with scenes of hilarity."
The play is recommended for older audiences as it deals with adult subject matter and language. It is the first time BCT has put on this play, Gietka said.
Bauer, who plays bed-and-breakfast visitor
The group reads hundreds of plays over six months and eventually selects five dramas, comedies and murder mysteries. BCT's board of directors then selects one of each play from the 15, Bauer said.
Bauer said the theater benefits from picking one of each play type. Dramas win the awards, but comedies and murder mysteries bring in the audiences, she said.
"The word sex always brings people in," Bauer said. "All these words you put on the marquees will bring people in."
"There is something visceral about live theater," Harris said. "If you are close enough, you can see them sweat. There is a definite exchange of vibes and feelings from the actors to the audience."
The play opens at
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