The Odd Couple Revival 1985

Opened: June 11, 1985
Closing: February 23, 1986

The Odd Couple - 1985 - Broadway History , Info & More

Broadhurst Theatre (Broadway)
235 W. 44th St. New York, NY

Arizona Broadway Theatre proudly adds another classic

play to its production roster. The Odd Couple, the Tony

Award-winning masterpiece by Neil Simon, had its debut

in 1965. Felix Ungar, a neurotic, neat freak news writer

– having been thrown out by his wife – moves in with

his friend Oscar Madison, a messy sportswriter. The

Broadway play ran for nearly 1,000 performances and

inspired not only a successful film, but also the TV series

starring Tony Randall and Jack Klugman.

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