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TribLIVE
Greensburg Civic Theatre stays true to Simon’s ‘Odd Couple’$10 in advance Greensburg Civic Theatre closes the curtain on its 64th season
Greensburg Civic Theatre stays true to Simon’s ‘Odd Couple’
TribLIVE / Posted 12 hours ago
$10 in advance Greensburg Civic Theatre closes the curtain on its 64th season with a visit from an old friend — playwright Neil Simon — and one of his most beloved comedies, “The Odd Couple.” The production being staged at Greensburg Garden and... Read more
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Daily Mail
The devilish memories of TV's Ian Ogilvyended, I joined one of Derek Nimmo’s travelling troupes, performing one of my f
The devilish memories of TV's Ian Ogilvy
Daily Mail / Posted 4 days ago
ended, I joined one of Derek Nimmo’s travelling troupes, performing one of my favourite plays (Barefoot In The Park, by Neil Simon) around the Middle East. In the United Arab Emirates, Derek took us on a coach tour, to explore the Bedouin... Read more
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The Columbian
Springtime for theater, the season when kids take the stageLove and hate ensue. “The Odd Couple,” a classic Broadway comedy from the 1960
Springtime for theater, the season when kids take the stage
The Columbian / Posted 4 days ago
Love and hate ensue. “The Odd Couple,” a classic Broadway comedy from the 1960s, remains vibrantly alive today. Playwright Neil Simon even flipped his mostly male script in the 1980s to produce a version starring Olive Madison and Florence Ungar;... Read more
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The New Ulm Journal
A lot of magic possible in community theaterthe theater, actress Marion Ross, (Mrs. Cunningham of the TV?show "Happy Days,"
A lot of magic possible in community theater
The New Ulm Journal / Posted 5 days ago
the theater, actress Marion Ross, (Mrs. Cunningham of the TV?show "Happy Days,")?a native of Albert Lea, came home to do a Neil Simon comedy she had done in summer stock, with her leading man and a couple of local amateur actors to fill out the... Read more
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J Weekly
VIDEO: Stars’ shout-out to Jewish summer campfamous Jewish alumni of the same camp include Eddie Cantor, Larry King, Gene Si
VIDEO: Stars’ shout-out to Jewish summer camp
J Weekly / Posted 5 days ago
famous Jewish alumni of the same camp include Eddie Cantor, Larry King, Gene Simmons, Jerry Stiller, Joseph Heller, Neil Simon and Walter Matthau. 2. Sheryl Sandberg The Facebook COO and influential “Lean In” author spent summers at the... Read more
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Bury Times
Curtain comes down on theatre group's season with black comedyfinal play of the season. The Whitefield group will complete its season of pla
Curtain comes down on theatre group's season with black comedy
Bury Times / Posted 6 days ago
final play of the season. The Whitefield group will complete its season of plays with The Prisoner Of Second Avenue, by Neil Simon, which opens on Saturday, May 7, at the Whitefield Garrick Theatre in Bank Street. Directed by Andrew Close, it... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
'Real Inspector Hound' follows production ofBig Dawg Productions are coming in pairs this season. Having done two Neil Simo
'Real Inspector Hound' follows production of
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 8 days ago
Big Dawg Productions are coming in pairs this season. Having done two Neil Simon comedies, "The Odd Couple" and "Last of the Red Hot Lovers," earlier this year, Big Dawg is following its production of Agatha Christie's "The Mousetrap" with a classic... Read more
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USA Today
Jennifer Hudson, Harvey Fierstein join NBC's 'Hairspray Live!'7 NBC production. He won a Tony award for the role, which he played for the fir
Jennifer Hudson, Harvey Fierstein join NBC's 'Hairspray Live!'
USA Today / Posted 8 days ago
7 NBC production. He won a Tony award for the role, which he played for the first two of Hairspray's seven-year run at the Neil Simon Theatre on Broadway. Hudson. now on Broadway in a revival of The Color Purple, will play Motormouth Maybelle, the... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
When a 'Hound' mocks the 'Mouse,' all is good on stageThe shows from Wilmington theater company Big Dawg Productions are coming in pa
When a 'Hound' mocks the 'Mouse,' all is good on stage
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 11 days ago
The shows from Wilmington theater company Big Dawg Productions are coming in pairs this season. Having done two Neil Simon comedies, "The Odd Couple" and "Last of the Red Hot Lovers," earlier this year, Big Dawg is following its production of Agatha... Read more
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Variety
Newport Beach Film Fest Honors Revered Composer Burt Bacharachand theater work, such as the Broadway triumph “Promises, Promises,” based on t
Newport Beach Film Fest Honors Revered Composer Burt Bacharach
Variety / Posted 12 days ago
and theater work, such as the Broadway triumph “Promises, Promises,” based on the film “The Apartment” with a book by Neil Simon. As part of the tribute to Bacharach, “Po,” an autism drama that he scored, will be screened at the... Read more
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The Morning Call
Classical: Acclaimed Amphion Quartet plays in Center Valleythe Rain." The program closes with "The Rhythm of Life" from the musical "Swee
Classical: Acclaimed Amphion Quartet plays in Center Valley
The Morning Call / Posted 13 days ago
the Rain." The program closes with "The Rhythm of Life" from the musical "Sweet Charity" by Cy Coleman, Dorothy Fields and Neil Simon. The St. Luke's Singers, the only hospital choir in eastern Pennsylvania, was founded in 1991 as a means for... Read more
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ABC 7 El Paso
Mel Brooks Fast FactsInvites You," along with "All American" and "Shinbone Alley." During his time w
Mel Brooks Fast Facts
ABC 7 El Paso / Posted 15 days ago
Invites You," along with "All American" and "Shinbone Alley." During his time with "Your Show of Shows," he works with Neil Simon and Carl Reiner. Reiner and Brooks share a lifelong friendship and partnership. 1960 - Brooks and Reiner release... Read more
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NBC 2 Fort Myers
Mel Brooks Fast FactsInvites You," along with "All American" and "Shinbone Alley." During his time w
Mel Brooks Fast Facts
NBC 2 Fort Myers / Posted 15 days ago
Invites You," along with "All American" and "Shinbone Alley." During his time with "Your Show of Shows," he works with Neil Simon and Carl Reiner. Reiner and Brooks share a lifelong friendship and partnership. 1960 - Brooks and Reiner release... Read more
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Tri-County Citizen
Owosso Community Players present Neil Simon’s ‘Plaza Suite’ | April 17, 2016her wedding day in a scene from the comedy “Plaza Suite.” (Courtesy Photo) OWOS
Owosso Community Players present Neil Simon’s ‘Plaza Suite’ | April 17, 2016
Tri-County Citizen / Posted 17 days ago
her wedding day in a scene from the comedy “Plaza Suite.” (Courtesy Photo) OWOSSO – Owosso Community Players will present Neil Simon’s “Plaza Suite” at the Lebowsky Center April 22 – 24 and April 29 – May 1. Audiences are bound to laugh during... Read more
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Newport News-Times
News Times �The Odd Couple � Female Version� on stage in YachatsOne of Us Productions presents Neil Simon�s �The Odd Couple � Female Version,�
News Times �The Odd Couple � Female Version� on stage in Yachats
Newport News-Times / Posted 19 days ago
One of Us Productions presents Neil Simon�s �The Odd Couple � Female Version,� a contemporary comedy directed by Johnni Prince. This �Odd Couple� is a feminine pair of dysfunctional roommates, Olive Madison and Florence �Flo� Unger, played by... Read more
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New York Post
Nicole Kidman will return to Broadway this fallMurray Schisgal and Alan Ayckbourn. Anne and Eli were as much fun offstage as
Nicole Kidman will return to Broadway this fall
New York Post / Posted 19 days ago
Murray Schisgal and Alan Ayckbourn. Anne and Eli were as much fun offstage as they were on. They threw merry dinner parties with a guest list that included Mike Nichols, Paul Newman, Joanne Woodward and Neil Simon. An era of Broadway royalty... Read more
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Eagle Bulletin
Coughlin and Mastin shine as grumpy old comedians in ‘Sunshine Boys’(Mastin) and Willie Clark (Coughlin), who had been billed as The Sunshine Boys
Coughlin and Mastin shine as grumpy old comedians in ‘Sunshine Boys’
Eagle Bulletin / Posted 19 days ago
(Mastin) and Willie Clark (Coughlin), who had been billed as The Sunshine Boys during their 43-year career. Playwright Neil Simon reportedly based these characters — Lewis and Clark — on two legendary vaudeville comedy teams, Smith and Dale,... Read more
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iol.co.za
The sun will come out ... in October021 438 3301 In case you’re still not convinced, the original 1977 production
The sun will come out ... in October
iol.co.za / Posted 21 days ago
021 438 3301 In case you’re still not convinced, the original 1977 production ran at the Alvin Theatre (now renamed the Neil Simon Theatre) for 2 377 performances and won 7 Tony Awards, including Best Musical; Best Book of a Musical; and Best... Read more
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Orange County Register
Varsity Arts Artist of the Year Top 10: Theater and dancebut also emotionally, to find some sort of creative expression. … I chose to do
Varsity Arts Artist of the Year Top 10: Theater and dance
Orange County Register / Posted 22 days ago
but also emotionally, to find some sort of creative expression. … I chose to do Jennie’s monologue from ‘Chapter Two’ by Neil Simon because I sympathize with the frustration of her character – especially her frustration that a loved one is... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
School NotesBrassilhov in the Carbondale Area High School drama club’s presentation of “The
School Notes
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 23 days ago
Brassilhov in the Carbondale Area High School drama club’s presentation of “The Good Doctor.” The play was written by Neil Simon and consists of five comedic skits that give tribute to Russian writer Anton Chekhov, who was considered the... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
News - The Times-TribuneBrassilhov in the Carbondale Area High School drama club’s presentation of “The
News - The Times-Tribune
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 23 days ago
Brassilhov in the Carbondale Area High School drama club’s presentation of “The Good Doctor.” The play was written by Neil Simon and consists of five comedic skits that give tribute to Russian writer Anton Chekhov, who was considered the... Read more
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The Shelter Island Reporter
Movies at the Library:film “The Heartbreak Kid,” a family affair with Elaine May directing her daught
Movies at the Library:
The Shelter Island Reporter / Posted 23 days ago
film “The Heartbreak Kid,” a family affair with Elaine May directing her daughter, Jeannie Berlin. The film’s script, by Neil Simon, is based on a short story by Bruce Jay Friedman who is best known for his 1960s offbeat and Off Off Broadway... Read more
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The Morning Call
Sunday Go Pick: Laugh at 'Rumors' at Pennsylvania Playhouseyelling and a heavy dose of complicated absurdity, that's what you'll get at th
Sunday Go Pick: Laugh at 'Rumors' at Pennsylvania Playhouse
The Morning Call / Posted 24 days ago
yelling and a heavy dose of complicated absurdity, that's what you'll get at the Pennsylvania Playhouse production of the Neil Simon farce "Rumors," which runs through April 17. "Rumors" revolves (literally) around four well-to-do couples at a... Read more
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examiner.com
Classic comedies are the talk of the towntickets, visit GoodmanTheatre.org or call 312-443-3800. In Glen Ellyn, the Col
Classic comedies are the talk of the town
examiner.com / Posted 25 days ago
tickets, visit GoodmanTheatre.org or call 312-443-3800. In Glen Ellyn, the College of DuPage (COD) presents Rumors by Neil Simon at the McAninch Arts Center’s Playhouse Theatre (April 21-May 1). “At the heart of Rumors is how rumors,... Read more
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The Morning Call
Theater review: Pennsylvania Playhouse presents fun, fast-paced 'Rumors'"Rumors" is a farce written in 1988 by Neil Simon. Simon told The New York Time
Theater review: Pennsylvania Playhouse presents fun, fast-paced 'Rumors'
The Morning Call / Posted 25 days ago
"Rumors" is a farce written in 1988 by Neil Simon. Simon told The New York Times, "The simplest aspect of farce is you need a lot of doors. And you need people to go running in and out of them … Generally speaking, in a farce people are trying to... Read more
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The Columbian
New ‘Star Wars’ a force worth many looksdead-end town blocked. • “The Odd Couple: Season One”: Thomas Lennon and Mathe
New ‘Star Wars’ a force worth many looks
The Columbian / Posted 25 days ago
dead-end town blocked. • “The Odd Couple: Season One”: Thomas Lennon and Mathew Perry star in this latest version of the Neil Simon comedy. • “The Hoarder”: Storage unit proves to be a deadly place. • “Twinkle Toes Lights Up New York”: Teen... Read more
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The Jewish Press
Remembering Rita Gam And The Play That Pushed The Zionist Causeserved as Brando’s understudy. After “Flag” completed ten sold-out weeks at Man
Remembering Rita Gam And The Play That Pushed The Zionist Cause
The Jewish Press / Posted 26 days ago
served as Brando’s understudy. After “Flag” completed ten sold-out weeks at Manhattan’s Alvin Theater (now known as the Neil Simon Theater), it took to the road, but Brando’s other commitments precluded him from continuing, so Lumet took over... Read more
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The Forward
After All These Years, Are These Movies Still Funny?comedy. The most painfully funny movie I’ve ever seen is “The Heartbreak Kid,”
After All These Years, Are These Movies Still Funny?
The Forward / Posted 26 days ago
comedy. The most painfully funny movie I’ve ever seen is “The Heartbreak Kid,” directed by Elaine May and from a Neil Simon screenplay, with Charles Grodin as a newlywed who, while on his honeymoon, brutally ditches his Jewish wife... Read more
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Orange County Register
Beatlemania comes to Costa Mesa with 'Rain'in venues, casinos, and theaters all over the world, eventually becoming a Broa
Beatlemania comes to Costa Mesa with 'Rain'
Orange County Register / Posted 26 days ago
in venues, casinos, and theaters all over the world, eventually becoming a Broadway show in 2010. “Rain” ran at the Neil Simon Theatre for 300 performances, before moving to the Brooks Atkinson Theatre for a successful nine-month... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
Thursday's TV Highlights: 'Rush Hour' on CBSOscar Madison and Felix Unger (Matthew Perry, Thomas Lennon) are together for a
Thursday's TV Highlights: 'Rush Hour' on CBS
Los Angeles Times / Posted 27 days ago
Oscar Madison and Felix Unger (Matthew Perry, Thomas Lennon) are together for another season of the comedy based on the Neil Simon play. 8:30 p.m. CBS Mom Christy (Anna Faris) needs a job when the restaurant is closed temporarily and is hired... Read more
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Daily Mail
Matthew Perry looks run down as he takes a break from London's stageon April 7, will not disappoint Man in charge: Matthew created the sitcom whic
Matthew Perry looks run down as he takes a break from London's stage
Daily Mail / Posted 28 days ago
on April 7, will not disappoint Man in charge: Matthew created the sitcom which is a modern twist to an original play by Neil Simon Meanwhile Matthew is now comfortably into his stint on London's theatre scene with his show The End of... Read more
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Boston Globe
Lovable, fresh, and heartfelt, Stoneham’s ‘Sweet Charity’ is a keeperof whom provide the upbeat tempo for this sweet and winning musical. Music by
Lovable, fresh, and heartfelt, Stoneham’s ‘Sweet Charity’ is a keeper
Boston Globe / Posted 30 days ago
of whom provide the upbeat tempo for this sweet and winning musical. Music by Cy Coleman, lyrics by Dorothy Fields,book by Neil Simon. Directed by Ilyse Robbins. At Stoneham Theatre, through April 24. Tickets: $20-$55. 781-279-2200,... Read more
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The Youngstown Vindicator
Today’s entertainment picksfor $39.99; Covelli Centre, youngstownphantoms.com. v “The Dinner Party,” 8 p.
Today’s entertainment picks
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted 1 months ago
for $39.99; Covelli Centre, youngstownphantoms.com. v “The Dinner Party,” 8 p.m.: Black Sheep Players will present the Neil Simon play ($12) at First Presbyterian Church, 600 E. State St., Sharon, Pa.; 802-744-0277. v “Glam,” 7 p.m.: An... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Series: Grumpy old womenhilarious one-liners follow as they whine and bitch at each other. But if it's
Series: Grumpy old women
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 1 months ago
hilarious one-liners follow as they whine and bitch at each other. But if it's an antecedent you're after, I'd suggest the Neil Simon play, The Odd Couple. Not so much a sitcom as a series that is at times achingly, bitterly funny, Grace and... Read more
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The Youngstown Vindicator
Today’s entertainment pickstakes on the Omaha Lancers; youngstownphantoms.com. v “The Dinner Party,” 8 p.
Today’s entertainment picks
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted 1 months ago
takes on the Omaha Lancers; youngstownphantoms.com. v “The Dinner Party,” 8 p.m.: Black Sheep Players will present this Neil Simon play ($12) at First Presbyterian Church, 600 E. State St., Sharon, Pa.; 802-744-0277 or blacksheepplayers.com. v... Read more
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The Southampton Press & The East Hampton Press
Neil Simon's 'Lost in Yonkers' Opens In Quogue March 31Hampton Theatre Company will mount a production of the play widely considered t
Neil Simon's 'Lost in Yonkers' Opens In Quogue March 31
The Southampton Press & The East Hampton Press / Posted 1 months ago
Hampton Theatre Company will mount a production of the play widely considered to be prolific Broadway writer Neil Simon’s greatest, “Lost in Yonkers,” beginning Thursday, March 31, in Quogue. The coming-of-age story set in 1942 in a Yonkers... Read more

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