Friday, May 31, 2019

Ringplay Productions - THE ODD COUPLE (Female Version) LAST WEEKEND!!

In 1985, Neil Simon returned to his classic 1965 play and reworked it for an all-female cast. He didn't just change the characters. He changed some of the situations and some of the themes. The one thing he didn't change was the comedy ...

Florence Unger and Olive Madison are head to head in Neil Simon’s hilarious contemporary comic classic: the female version of The Odd Couple. Instead of the poker party that begins the original version, Ms. Madison has invited the girls over for an evening of Trivial Pursuit. The Pidgeon sisters have been replaced by the two Costazuela brothers. But the hilarity remains the same.

Jovanna Hepburn encapsulates the highly-strung neurotic tendencies of 'Florence' while Patrice Francis and Sania Johnson-Duncombe (not at the same time) portray the untidy, unconcerned 'Olive'. The group of ladies feature a talented cast of Nicole Musgrove, Stazzie Appleyard, Yasmin Glinton, Arthellia Powell Isaacs and Sarah Burnett. James Knight and D. Sean Nottage are the quirky Spanish brothers.
Directed by Erin McKinney, The Odd Couple opened on May 24 and continues in the Philip A. Burrows Black Box Theatre, May 31-June 2.
From top: The Girls: (Nicole Musgrove, Arthelllia Isaacs, Patrice Francis, Yasmin Glinton and Sarah Burnett); Olive (Francis) confronts Florence (Jovanna Hepburn) over a 12 lb capon; Florence drives Olive to the breaking point; the Costazuela brothers (Sean Nottage, James Knight) make small talk with Olive; and Sylvie (Nicole Musgrove) and Vera (Sarah Burnett) give Florence a helping hand.
Philip A. Burrows Black Box
Six performances only

Friday, May 24 8P
Saturday, May 25 8P
Sunday, May 26 6P
Friday, May 31 8P
Saturday, June 1 8P
Sunday, June 2 6P

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