Sex Please We're Sixty

By Michael Parker & Susan Parker

Directed by Peter Kao

Mrs. Santcliffe’s Rose Cottage Bed & Breakfast is a cozy, popular weekend spot—especially among women of a certain age. Bud Davis, the Casanova next door, claims the inn is successful because those women come back year after year to enjoy his company. Uptight Mrs. Santcliffe and her gentleman caller Henry Mitchell disagree, but the weekend’s three female guests (romance writer Victoria Ambrose, clear-headed Hillary Hudson, and southern belle Charmaine Beauregard) may just prove Bud right after all.

Mistaken identities, bad backs, slammed doors, and an untested libido-enhancing drug make for one seriously silly, saucy comedy.

Produced by Waukesha Civic Theatre at Margaret Brate Bryant Civic Theatre Building, 264 West Main Street, Waukesha

Performances: September 15 - October 1, 2017

Performance Times:
September 15 @ 7:30 PM
September 16 @ 7:30 PM*
September 17 @ 2:00 PM
September 22 @ 7:30 PM
September 23 @ 3:30 PM
September 23 @ 7:30 PM
September 24 @ 2:00 PM*
September 29 @ 7:30 PM
September 30 @ 2:00 PM*
September 30 @ 7:30 PM
October 1 @ 2:00 PM

* Pay What You Can Performance

Ticket Prices: Adult: $27.00 Student/Senior/Military: $24.00 Subscriber Rate: $21.00 Group Rate: $21.00 Educational Group Rate: $10.00

Call 262-547-0708 for reservations or more information.

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Auditions will be held on the following days:


Open auditions for the Waukesha Civic Theatre’s production of Sex Please We're Sixty will be held:

Monday, June 26, 2017 at 7:00 pm

Tuesday, June 27, 2017 at 7:00 pm

Callbacks, if needed, will be on Wednesday, June 28, 2017 at 7:00 pm

No appointment is necessary. Auditions will be held at the Waukesha Civic Theatre Building at 264 West Main Street, Waukesha. Those auditioning should be prepared to read from the script. If you will not arrive at auditions until 8:30 or later, please contact the theatre so the director can be informed. Actors of all ethnicities are encouraged to audition.

Mrs. Stancliffe’s Rose Cottage Bed & Breakfast is a charming, cozy spot for any senior looking for a nice weekend—or looking for a liaison with Mrs. Stancliffe’s silver-tongued neighbor, Bud. Bad backs, slammed doors, and an untested libido-enhancing drug make for one seriously silly, saucy comedy.

All roles are open.
There are 2 roles for men age 50+.
There are 4 roles for women age 50+.

Sex Please We're Sixty will run September 15 to October 1, 2017, at WCT. Peter Kao is directing. For more information, call the Waukesha Civic Theatre Business Office at 262-547-4911.

---Character Information---

BUD DAVIS - age 70 +; the next-door neighbor to Mrs. Stancliffes' Rose Cottage Bed & Breakfast; weak, frail looking (the frailer the better), however, over the years, he has become renowned among the female guests as "Bud the Stud;" very elderly, somewhat infirm, chauvinistic, brazen, but likeable

MRS. STANCLIFFE - age 60 +; the owner of Rose Cottage Bed & Breakfast; a severe woman both in dress and manner; pursued by her next door neighbor, Henry; sensible, practical, punctual, business like, menopausal, but finally radiant and sensuous

HENRY MITCHELL - age 60+; a retired chemist and Mrs. Stancliffe's "Gentleman Caller;" a mild mannered man who has proposed to Mrs. Stancliffe every afternoon for twenty years; has developed Venusia; eventually comes out of his shell

VICTORIA AMBROSE - age 50+; a renowned author who writes steamy romantic novels; pines for romance in her personal life, but finds none; readily joins the plot to turn "Bud the Stud" into "Bud the Dud;" pretty, serious, intelligent, menopausal

HILLARY HUDSON - age 50+; beautiful, well educated, articulate, and sophisticated in both manner and dress; old friend and co-worker of Henry's, who agrees to test the Venusia pills; elegant, charming, and menopausal

CHARMAINE BEAUREGARD - age 50+; the quintessential southern belle; definitely here at Rose Cottage for Bud and becomes the leading light in the plot to tame him; voluptuous, out-going, gushing, demonstrative, menopausal