Holland Taylor

Stage-struck seniors cast in 'Love Letters'

Stage-struck seniors cast in 'Love Letters'

Laurel Mill Playhouse producer Maureen Rogers, of Laurel, was enjoying a ski trip in the Pocono Mountains when she saw A. R. Gurney's "Love Letters" for the first time.

It was love at first sight.

Rogers said she knew instantly that the performance piece playing so beautifully in the historic Shawnee Inn's living room would fit the Playhouse's intimate stage on Main Street.

"I thought it was perfect for the Playhouse," she said. "They had older actors with great voices. And I knew we had some of those at Laurel Mill Playhouse."

A year or so later, during the summer of 2010, Rogers produced the first Sunday afternoon reading of...