Odd Couple, Female Version
By Neil Simon
March 1, 2, 8, 9: Dinner at 6:15 and Show at 7:30
March 10: Lunch at 12:15 and Show at 1:30
March 1 & 2: Caesar Salad, Chicken Marsala, Mashed Baby Reds, Roasted Vegetables, Dessert
March 8: Caesar Salad, Seafood Pasta, Garlic Bread, Dessert
March 9 & 10: Garden Salad (French & Ranch Dressings), Maple-Cranberry Glazed Ham, Au Gratin Potato, Roasted Green Beans, Dinner Roll & Butter, Dessert
Neil Simon’s revision of his hugely successful play, The Odd Couple, sees the lead characters transformed into Olive Madison and Florence Unger. Olive and their group of girlfriends are enjoying their weekly Trivial Pursuit night in Olive’s messy and ill-equipped apartment. As the game continues, Florence arrives, fresh from being dumped by her husband. Fearful that the neurotic Florence might attempt suicide, Olive invites her to move in as her roommate. However, Olive and Florence have VERY different personalities. Where Olive is messy, untidy, and unconcerned about the state of her apartment, Florence is obsessively clean, tidy, and obsessed with hygiene. Olive’s easy-going outlook on life soon clashes with Florence’s highly-strung neurotic tendencies, testing their friendship to the limit. When Olive organizes a double-date with the Costazuela brothers, their differences come to a head and sparks fly.