Rivertown Theaters presents A Gender-Bending Neil Simon's THE ODD COUPLE

Rivertown Theaters does it again with yet another laugh-filled, and unique offering that will appeal to all types of theatergoers when the company presents both Neil Simon's award winning plays, The Odd Couple, in repertory performances running Nov. 2 - 19, 2017.

Neil Simon's classic comedy about two mismatched roommates, has enjoyed countless revivals, three TV series and a hit film testifying to the sure-fire hilarity of The Odd Couple. Filled with one-liners, slapstick comedy and likeable characters, Rivertown Theaters is delivering a one-two punch by presenting the male AND female versions. two different scripts, both written by Neil Simon. Watch the same casts flip roles and switch places as they perform the two different versions throughout the run, proving that gender has nothing to do with being a bad roommate, or a great friend. Audiences can pick and choose their preferred version and are encouraged to come back a second time to experience both shows. We will offer a special "combo package" ticket price for the two-timers (See below)! Director Ricky Graham will bring his comedic expertise to the poker game (male) and Trivial Pursuit night (female), assuring a night full of laughter for all.

CAST:

Character / Actor

THE ODD COUPLE (MALE VERSION)

Oscar Madison - Sean Patterson

Felix Unger - Gary Rucker

Murray - Steve Smith

Vinnie - Kyle Daigrepont

Speed - Peter Webb

Roy - Brian Stacey

Gwendolyn Pigeon - Cammie West

Cecily Pigeon - Jessie Terrebonne Thompson

THE ODD COUPLE (FEMALE VERSION)

Olive Madison - Cammie West

Florence Unger - Jessie Terrebonne Thompson

Mickey - Allee Peck

Vera - Ann Dalrymple

Sylvie - Michelle Adams

Renee - Lin Gathright

Manolo Costazuela - Sean Patterson

Jesus Costazuela - Gary Rucker

CREATIVE TEAM:

Director- Ricky Graham

Set Designer - Derek Blanco

Costume Design - Linda Fried

Lighting Designer - Bill Camp

Props- Nathanael Trahan

Stage Manager - Kathy Riess

SHOW DATES AND TIMES:

Opening Week: Female Version - Nov. 2 at 8:00 pm & Nov. 4 at 8:00 pm

Male Version - Nov. 3 at 8:00 pm & Nov. 5 at 2:00 pm

2nd Week: Male Version - Nov. 8, 10 & 11 at 8:00 pm

Female Version - Nov. 12 at 2:00 pm

3rd Week: Female Version - Nov. 16 & 18 at 8:00 pm

Male Version - Nov. 17 at 8:00 pm & Nov. 19 at 2:00 pm

INDIVIDUAL TICKET PRICES: $45.90 - Adults $43.71- Seniors $41.51 - Students/Children

including taxes

COMBO PACKAGE TICKET PRICES FOR BOTH PLAYS: Buy a ticket to one Odd Couple show and see the second show for $20. Combo Package tickets must be purchased through Christy in the Box Office by calling (504) 461-9475.

BOX OFFICE HOURS: Tuesday - Friday from 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. and one hour prior to each performance.

Corporate and Individual sponsorships, season tickets, group and military discounts are available as well. To purchase, please call the Box Office: (504) 461-9475 or (504) 468-7221 or visit www.RivertownTheaters.com

** PREVIEW PERFORMANCE PRIOR TO OPENING NIGHT IS AVAILBLE FOR GROUPS AND FUNDRAISERS AT DISCOUNTED TICKET PRICES. Contact Christy in the Box Office - (504) 461-9475

LOCATION: Rivertown Theaters for the Performing Arts is located at 325 Minor St. in the heart of Kenner's historic Rivertown district. Plenty of free parking is available on the streets around the theater.

Big things have been happening for Rivertown Theaters since Theatre 13's co-artistic directors Gary Rucker and Kelly Fouchi were awarded the management contract by the City of Kenner in the Fall of 2012! Now in its sixth season, Rivertown Theaters for the Performing Arts has critics and audiences

singing the praises of this local gem that continues to present Broadway-caliber professional theater year after year. From Tony award-winning musicals and locally penned theatrical works, to children's

theater, Rivertown Theaters has been honored with "Theater of the Year," "Theater Entertainers of the Year" and their productions top the 'Best of" lists in all categories.

The mission of Theatre 13 is to bring new and exciting productions to the New Orleans area while providing local theater artists an opportunity to perform and create, as well as teach and showcase the talents of children of all ages.


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