All they need is love, says the teaser for the upcoming production, “Maytag Virgin,” at Gulfshore Playhouse.
Love, and a little less baggage. Love, and a lot less fear.
Love, and playwright Audrey Cefaly to find the threads of conflict in the weaving of a new relationship.
This is not a boy-meets-girl story, director Jeffrey Binder warned.
“It’s not ‘Romeo and Juliet.’ It’s two people with a history. They’re both widows — widower and widow. They both had very different relationships with their spouses,” he said.
“The thing that makes it exciting to me is that they’re mature adults who have a history beyond meeting one another that, as with all of us, factors in to how we approach love in our peak years. There’s a complexity to the relationships and a depth to their history that I think spins the play in very, very interesting directions. “