Maytag Virgin

by  Audrey Cefaly

Full Length Play, Dramatic Comedy  /  1m, 1f

"Maytag Virginis a witty and earnest meditation on how people connect even when they feel they’re not ready, and what it is to move on while honoring and remembering the things, and people, who came before." - DC Theatre Scene

Read more +

Maytag Virgin

by  Audrey Cefaly

License Estimator

Use this tool for cost estimates based on your specific needs.

  • Cast Size

    Cast Size

    1m, 1f
  • Duration

    Duration

    120 minutes (2 hours)
  • SubGenre

    Subgenre

    Romantic Comedy
  • Audience

    Target Audience

    • Appropriate for all audiences
    • Adult
    • Senior

Additional Info

Maytag Virgin follows Alabama school teacher Lizzy Nash and her new neighbor, Jack Key, over the year following the tragic death of Lizzy’s husband. The play explores the ideas of inertia and self-enlightenment, and the bridge between the two.

Read more about Maytag Virgin - (1M 1W) Southern Love Story, see show photos and complete awards history at www.audreycefaly.com.

Read more +

Reviews

REVIEWS

"Cefaly makes her characters rich and mixed-up enough for us to build some real affection for them [...] It's sweet stuff." - The Washington Post, Read More 

"Audrey Cefaly’s unflinchingly honest story is one no one should miss; take your mom and ‘dem and don’t miss it!" - DC Metro Theatre Arts, Read More 

"Maytag Virgin is a witty and earnest meditation on how people connect even when they feel they’re not ready, and what it is to move on while honoring and remembering the things, and people, who came before." - DC Theatre Scene, Read More 

"[...] a heart-warmer of a play [...] Cefaly writes with sympathy and a finely-sharpened wit." - Broadway World, Read More


Considerations

Performing Groups

  • College Theatre / Student
  • Community Theatre
  • Dinner Theatre
  • Professional Theatre
  • Reader's Theatre
  • Shoestring Budget
  • Blackbox / Second Stage /Fringe Groups
  • Church / Religious Groups

Cautions

  • Caution Alcohol Alcohol
  • Caution Mild Adult Mild Adult Themes

License details

  • Minimum Fee: $75 per performance

Production

Details

  • Time Period: Contemporary, Present Day
  • Duration: 120 minutes (2 hours)
  • Setting:

    The fictional town of Lenoraville, Alabama. Present day.

  • Features / Contains: Contemporary Costumes / Street Clothes

Casting

1m, 1f

ELIZABETH "LIZZY" NASH - high school English teacher, 30s-40s, Southern (Alabama)
JACK KEY - high school physics teacher, 30s-40s, Southern (Alabama)

See all +

Cast Attributes

  • Role(s) for Black Actor(s)
  • Strong Role for Leading Woman (Star Vehicle)

More

Authors

Audrey Cefaly

Cefaly is published by Samuel French, Smith & Kraus (two volumes of Best American Short Plays), and Applause Books. She is an outspoken proponent of silence in story-telling and has authored numerous articles on the topic of playwriting for HowlRound and Samuel French’s Breaking Character Magazine. Cefaly’s play TH ...

View full profile

 

Maytag Virgin premiered at the Quotidian Theatre in Bethesda, MD as a part of the inaugural Women's Voices Theatre Festival in October 2015 under the direction of Audrey Cefaly.

Now Playing

Community Experiences