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The Odd Couple
Female Version

A Comedy by Neil Simon

Directed by Theresa Chiasson
Produced by Anastasia O'Brien, Steve Loring and Sims McCormick
Sponsored by the Duxbury Police Activity League

Performances in the Auditorium of the
Duxbury Middle School
May 5, 6, 7 and 12, 13, 14, 2005 at 8:00 p.m.

 Cast Photo
Synopsis

The original version of, "The Odd Couple" debuted on Broadway on March 10, 1965, and ran for close to 1,000 performances. Walter Matthau, who originally played Oscar in the Broadway production, went on to star with Jack Lemmon in the film version of the Neil Simon play. Two years later the success of both the play and the film led to the creation of a television series starring Tony Randall and Jack Klugman which enjoyed equal success from 1970-75.

Ten years after the finale of "The Odd Couple" television series, Simon sat down and revised his popular work by switching the male characters with female ones. Many of the classic lines and jokes remain the same, but many new ones are added that appeal to a female audience. Eden noted the changes are, "many, especially the card game. They don't play bridge, they play Trivial Pursuit."

Cast & Production Staff

CAST LIST
Olive MadisonSims McCormick
Florence UngerStephanie Gallagher
MickeyTheresa Chaisson
VeraMary Gistis
ReneeChris Bailey
SylvieSarah Angley
ManoloDan Gallagher
JesusJoe LaGreca
PRODUCTION STAFF
DirectorTheresa Chiasson
ProducersAnastasia O'Brien
Steve Loring
Sims McCormick
Stage ManagerJoan Paquette
Property ManagerAllyne LeFevre
BackstageJoan Paquette, Richard Knox
Anastasia O'Brien
Scenic DesignMeghan McClure & Roger Jones
Set Construction & PaintingMeghan McClure, Roger Jones
Will McCormick, Rob Knecht
Jim O'Hara, Theresa Chaisson
Lighting & Sound DesignRon Knecht & Jed Lowry
PlaybillAnastasia O'Brien
Ticket ProductionBob Gillet
Lobby Photos & DisplayMary Gistis & Chris Bailey
House ManagementSteve Loring, Steve Doherty
PublicitySims MsCormick & Steve Loring
RefreshmentsCarmella Loring
Special Thanks to:Judy Holmes