The Tale of the Allergist's Wife: Midlife Meltdown Makes Sharp Comedy
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Who says life has to stop being fun just because you're sixty? Not the sexy seniors of Michael and Susan Parker's hit comedy Sex Please, We're Sixty. Mrs. Stancliffe's bed-and-breakfast has been successful for many years with a faithful, female-dominated clientele. This may be due in no small part to an elderly, silver-tongued neighbor called "Bud the Stud." When Mrs. Stancliffe's suitor, Henry, develops a pill to increase the libido of menopausal women, this farce kicks into high gear as sexual mayhem ensues. Learn More
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Very enjoyable play which provided ongoing laughter. The adult script was clever and brought back memories of Manhattan life. Well cast and superbly acted not only in speak but also facial expression. At first I was turned off by the set but after consideration and discussion with DH decided it truly captured the kitschy, tawdry, intended design. And the music was appropriate during scene changes.
A continual problem at this theatre is that some in the audience are unsophisticated and think they are at a movie theatre. Talking and rattling of wrappers is very annoying not only during the scene changes but also during the play itself. Perhaps a word at the beginning would serve well. It is embarrassing to have to correct adults. My 3 year old GD has better manners when attending a play.
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This play got bad reviews in both the Bay Weekly and the Bowie Blade, apparently written by the same person. I don't agree with the reviews -- my husband and I enjoyed it, and so did the people sitting near us. (A local couple and a man on a...continued