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The Odd Couple - 1985 - Broadway Tickets, News, Info & More

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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by A.A. Cristi - Sep 7, 2022
Cindy Williams (“Laverne and Shirley”), Kerry O’Malley (“Why Women Kill”,  “Snowpiercer”) and newcomer Sami Staitman have been set to star in  “Sami,” a new short-form comedy streaming series with music.
by Michael Major - Sep 7, 2022
SPECIAL FORCES: THE ULTIMATE TEST (wt), a series in which household names endure some of the harshest, most grueling challenges from the playbook of the Special Forces selection process. There are no votes, and no eliminations – just survival. These celebrities are so used to being in the spotlight quickly learn the meaning of “no guts, no glory.”
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 6, 2022
The Washington Stage Guild will kick off its 2022-2023 season, a “Season of Transitions,” with The Good Doctor by Neil Simon, adapted from the stories of Anton Chekhov, directed by founding member Laura Giannarelli.
by Rich Mehrenberg - Sep 6, 2022
What did our critic think of THE ODD COUPLE-THE FEMALE VERSION at Little Theatre Of Mechanicsburg? Little Theatre of Mechanicsburg puts a new spin on an old favorite with their recent production of The Odd Couple-The Female Version. The classic comedy by Neil Simon, tells the story of bickering roommates, lifelong friendships, and second chances. Nancy Meister stars as the messy and carefree Oliver Madison-a woman long on sports knowledge and short on patience. Andrea Stephenson plays the uptight, fussbudget, Felicia Unger.
by Robert Diamond - Sep 5, 2022
Nathan Lane, 3-time Tony Award winner and favorite of the screen and stage won his first Emmy Award last night, after six previous nominations (three for Modern Family, and one each for The Good Wife, Frasier and Mad About You). 
by Stephi Wild - May 31, 2022
From House of Cards writer Bill Cain and The Shark is Broken director Guy Masterson, the European premiere of 9 Circles is based on a true story of a repatriated US Army Private accused of war crimes. In a psychological thriller told through the eyes of the accused, 9 Circles asks how a soldier can be trained as a cold-blooded killing machine while clinging on to the threads of his humanity.
by Marissa Tomeo - May 28, 2022
Drury Lane Theatre announces the cast for its production of the empowering story of love and friendship, Steel Magnolias by Robert Harling, directed by Johanna McKenzie Miller. Due to demand, Steel Magnolias has been extended and now runs June 10 – August 7, 2022, at Drury Lane Theatre, 100 Drury Lane in Oakbrook Terrace. The press opening is scheduled for Thursday, June 16, 2022 at 8:00 p.m.
by Stephi Wild - May 19, 2022
Panic! Productions, along with Born To Perform Studios and Boo Boo Productions, have announced that  Barry Pearl will once again direct their late summer teen musical “13”  at Simi Valley Cultural Arts Center.  
by A.A. Cristi - May 18, 2022
Panic! Productions, along with Born To Perform Studios and Boo Boo Productions have announced that Barry Pearl will once again direct their late summer teen musical “13”  at Simi Valley Cultural Arts Center.  
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 9, 2022
Theater J has announced Theater J’s 32nd season, which includes five plays and a bonus return engagement of a musical masterpiece.
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 9, 2022
Cindy Williams will take the A.J. Fletcher Opera Theater stage at the Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts in her one-woman show, Me, Myself & Shirley for a limited two-show engagement April 16, 2022.
by Stephi Wild - Mar 7, 2022
Sunriver Stars Community Theater enters its 10th anniversary season with the opening of Neil Simon’s revision of his hugely successful comedy, “The Odd Couple,” directed by local veteran actor and director, Ron Pugh.
by Melissa Giordano - Mar 25, 2022
Celebrating their 37th season, The Hampton Theatre Company (HTC) offers a hilarious showing of David Lindsay-Abaire’s Ripcord. The entertaining two-act play seems to be the female version of/answer to The Odd Couple. We follow two very different people who try to make it work when they are assigned as roommates in assisted living. Well, one of them is trying to make it work, anyway. Laugher ensues when they start placing bets on certain things and both are, shall we say, competitive.
by Stephi Wild - Mar 24, 2022
Melbourne Theatre Company's long-awaited production of The Heartbreak Choir will open on 29 April starring William McInnes (An Ideal Husband), Maude Davey (The Newsreader), Carita Farrer Spencer (Ladies in Black), Ratidzo Mambo (Escape from Pretoria), Emily Milledge (The House of Bernarda Alba), Louise Siversen (Noises Off) and Julian Weeks (Savage Rivers).
by - Mar 21, 2022
Today's top stories include a new interview with Bernadette Peters, Mandy Patinkin, and James Lapine on CBS Sunday Morning! Plus, watch the latest episode of The Aging Ingenue, meet the new star of Moulin Rouge!, and more!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 17, 2022
Austin-based, women-led independent theatre company The Filigree Theatre has announced the third and final show of their third season (extended due to COVID hiatus), the World Premiere of 'LIFTED,' a modern meditation on the tale of Icarus, by playwright Charlie Thurston.
by Marina Kennedy - Mar 10, 2022
Broadwayworld had the pleasure of interviewing Jenny O’Hara about her career and The Forest at NJ Rep.
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 9, 2022
​​​​​​Berkshire Theatre Group has announced casting for shows in BTG’s Late Summer 2022 Season. The full season will feature B.R.O.K.E.N code B.I.R.D switching, a world premiere play and an award recipient of the GRANTS FOR ARTS PROJECTS from the National Endowment for the Arts; Once, a Tony Award-winning musical; Songs For a New World, the first musical by a Tony Award winner; Dracula, a classic gothic tale of horrors; and Edward Albee's Seascape, a Pulitzer Prize-winning play. 
by Stephi Wild - Jun 8, 2022
Following the recent announcement of Guy Masterson and Bill Cain's 9 Circles at Park Theatre, the company have announced Daniel Bowerbank as the final cast member to join the cast.
by Stephi Wild - Jun 28, 2022
From House of Cards writer Bill Cain and The Shark is Broken director Guy Masterson, the European premiere of 9 Circles is based on a true story of a repatriated US Army Private accused of war crimes.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 10, 2022
Due to a shift in the schedule of the creative team, the Sacred Fools Theater Company production of “The Art Couple” at Center Theatre Group’s Kirk Douglas Theatre has been cancelled.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 10, 2022
When Churchyards Yawn, a fast-paced, witty, and deeply felt 'divine comedy,' is the story of all the dead Hamlet characters' travails in Purgatory. The reading is free and takes place on July 16, 2022, at the Desert View High School black box theatre.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 6, 2022
Laurel Little Theatre has announcesdtheir upcoming 62nd year, 'A SUPERCALIFRAGILISTICEXPIALIDOCIOUS SEASON!' that begins the end of July. The season opener will be the new Broadway musical 'SOMETHING ROTTEN' running the weekends of July 29-31 and August 5-7.
by Adrienne Proctor - Jul 26, 2022
3rd Act Theatre Company in Oklahoma City opens Season 4: REGENERATE. The first show in Season 4 is the Noire production of Cyrano De Bergerac, and stars Taylor Reich as Cyrano and Holly McNatt as Roxane. Season tickets are on sale now.
by A.A. Cristi - Jul 26, 2022
New Village Arts, North County's cultural hub has announced its 21st Season of programming, and the first in the newly renamed Conrad Prebys Theatre at the Dea Hurston New Village Arts Center.
by Jack L. B. Gohn - Jul 25, 2022
Dated and flawed as I consider it, Sweet Charity is something of a landmark in the world of the American musical, and this rendition is admirable. And then there are those three big songs. You will definitely experience good times, fun and some laughs.
by Grace Cutler - Jul 2, 2022
Musicals at Richter (MAR), Connecticut's longest-running outdoor theater, will celebrate its 38th season with the beloved Rodgers and Hammerstein musical THE SOUND OF MUSIC.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 19, 2022
Classic Stage Company announced additional casting for A Man of No Importance. Joining the previously announced Jim Parsons in the production will be Alma Cuervo, Kara Mikula, Tony nominee Mary Beth Peil, Thom Sesma, Tony nominee A.J. Shively and more.
by Stephi Wild - Jul 13, 2022
Mark Camoletti's Boeing Boeing flies us back in time with a story about a bachelor, three airline hostesses, and a lot of love, lust, and lies! With just the right amount of classic physical comedy and ridiculous shenanigans, hilarity ensues in Boeing Boeing running for just one week July 13th through July 17th at 7:30PM, a bonus Friday matinee performance at 2:00PM and a Sunday performance at 5:00PM.
by Michael Major - Feb 27, 2022
Check out BroadwayWorld's guide to Broadway actors in the fourth season of The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel and how you know them! The series features an impressive amount of Broadway talent, including returning cast members Tony Shalhoub, Stephanie Hsu, and Jane Lynch, and new guest stars like Gideon Glick, Kelly Bishop, and more.
by Stephi Wild - Aug 8, 2022
Two ladies are thrown together as roommates in a retirement home, but they are NOT a perfect match! One is upbeat and cheerful and optimistic, while the other is very much the opposite and just wants to live alone.
by Stephi Wild - Aug 30, 2022
Trinkle MainStage plays are back at Mill Mountain Theatre featuring the incredibly powerful and true story based on the famed diary of a young girl, The Diary of Anne Frank.
by Stephi Wild - Aug 30, 2022
August 9, 2022, Marco Island: Arts Center Theatre, Marco Island Center for the Arts' expansion in the performing arts world, will present six award-winning theatrical productions in its first season at the theatre located in Marco Town Center.
by Blair Ingenthron - Aug 26, 2022
To close out the 90th anniversary season, New London Barn Playhouse will present the romantic comedy Almost, Maine, running from August 26th through September 4th.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 25, 2022
The newest celebrated Hamlet sequel is slated for a world premiere at Bruka Theatre in Reno next March.
by Stephi Wild - Aug 2, 2022
 Act II Playhouse has announced its latest production, “The Prisoner of Second Avenue” by Neil Simon. 
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 17, 2022
The New London Barn Playhouse takes you down to the town of Bomont with Footloose running August 17th-August 21st!
by Stephi Wild - Aug 15, 2022
An Tobar and Mull Theatre in partnership with the Citizens Theatre, Ensemble Studio Theater (New York) and Wellfleet Harbor Actors Theater with support from Playwrights' Studio Scotland and Arch 468 have announced the playwrights who have been selected to take part in the inaugural The East by West UK/US Playwright Exchange.
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 12, 2022
”Jimmy and Carolyn”, James Andrew Walsh's new comedy starring two-time Tony nominee and TV/Broadway star Mary Beth Peil (Dawson's Creek, The Good Wife,  HALSTON, Broadway's Anastasia) and TV/Broadway star Gregory Harrison (911,  Chesapeake Shores, Trapper John M.D.), shot entirely on location in Westerly, Rhode  Island, sets its South County Premiere at Bill Hanney's newly renovated All South Coun ty Luxury Cinemas, co-owned with Harold Blank and William Doherty, in Wakefield on  Monday, August 29, 2022.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 11, 2022
Theatre for a New Audience will present Remember This: The Lesson of Jan Karski, by Clark Young and Derek Goldman, directed by Goldman, and starring David Strathairn (Nightmare Alley; Nomadland; Good Night, and Good Luck), September 10 – October 9, 2022.
by Drew Eberhard - Aug 1, 2022
As the final play written by the great Neil Simon, Rose & Walsh previously entitled Rose’s Dilemma ran in Los Angeles and Off-Broadway in 2003. Originally starring Mary Tyler Moore in early previews, Moore left the production when Simon sent a letter citing her to learn her lines. Neil Simon’s works include the very popular Eugene Trilogy (Brighton Beach Memoirs, Biloxi Blues, Broadway Bound), and other great works including Barefoot in the Park, The Odd Couple, I Ought to Be in Pictures, among many other prolific pieces both onstage and onscreen. Spanning a career writing more than 30 plays and numerous screenplays, Simon has received more Oscar and Tony Award Nominations than any other writer. Simon passed away on August 26, 2018, leaving behind a legacy as one of the great Stage and Screenwriters of his time. Rose & Walsh makes its premiere at freeFall Theatre Company on July 30, 2022, boasting an exceptionally strong cast, this production will be one you want to see multiple times over.
by Marissa Tomeo - Apr 9, 2022
After a months-long national search, Florida Repertory Theatre is pleased to name Monique Caldwell its new Education Director. Beginning this summer, Caldwell will take over Florida Rep’s vibrant education department which each year reaches over 34,000 young people in Southwest Florida.
by Marissa Tomeo - Apr 8, 2022
Award-winning actor/director Frank Ferrante re-creates his acclaimed New York and London stage portrayal celebrating America's greatest comedian - Groucho Marx.  You will feel as though Groucho is back, as Ferrante sings, dances and performs classic routines on the North Coast Rep stage, May 2nd & 3rd, 2022 at 7:30pm.
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 27, 2022
The Novato Theater Company announces A Doll's House, Part 2 by Lucas Hnath as the last play of their 2021 - 22 season. It previews on Thursday, May 19 (7:30pm), and runs Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30pm and Sundays at 2pm until June 12, 2022. To serve their deaf patrons, Novato Theater Company is offering one performance with sign language interpreters on Sunday, June 5.
by Stephi Wild - Apr 26, 2022
Some of Melbourne's best-loved local choirs will join the upcoming season of Melbourne Theatre Company's long-awaited production of The Heartbreak Choir opening on 29 April.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 25, 2022
Broadway lyricist and librettist, Bill Russell (Side Show, Pageant, Elegies For Angels, Punks and Raging Queens) will direct Neil Simon's The Odd Couple for the 76th season of the Black Hills Playhouse in Custer State Park, SD.
by Jade Kops - Apr 2, 2022
BLITHE SPIRIT, the satirical farce about the pitfalls of interrupting the souls of those past on for personal amusement plays out at the Sydney Opera House.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 19, 2022
Geffen Playhouse today announced the full cast for its production of Man of God, written by Anna Ouyang Moench (Mothers, Birds of North America) and directed by Maggie Burrows (TRAYF, Damsels). 
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 13, 2022
Today, TEDxBroadway organizers have announced more speakers for TEDxBroadway TEN on Tuesday, May 17 at 1pm Eastern.  The hybrid event – at New World Stages and exclusively livestreaming on Stellar, will gather a global community of changemakers to consider the central mission question, “What’s the BEST Broadway can be?”

The Odd Couple Frequently Asked Questions

What other productions of The Odd Couple have their been?
The Odd Couple has had 7 productions including Broadway which opened in 1965, Broadway which opened in 1965, Broadway which opened in 1985, Broadway which opened in 1985, Broadway which opened in 2005, Broadway which opened in 2005 and Los Angeles which opened in 2008.

What productions of The Odd Couple have their been?
The Odd Couple has had 7 productions including Broadway which opened in 1965, Broadway which opened in 1965, Broadway which opened in 1985, Broadway which opened in 1985, Broadway which opened in 2005, Broadway which opened in 2005 and Los Angeles which opened in 2008.

What productions of The Odd Couple have there been?
The Odd Couple has had 7 productions including Broadway which opened in 1965, Broadway which opened in 1965, Broadway which opened in 1985, Broadway which opened in 1985, Broadway which opened in 2005, Broadway which opened in 2005 and Los Angeles which opened in 2008.