Venue Details

151 Star Starred
Costa Mesa Playhouse
at Rea Elementary School 661 Hamilton Street Costa Mesa, CA 92627
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Neil Simon's "The Odd Couple"
16 ratings
4.3 average rating
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173 reviews
71 stars
attended Aug 27 2010

Fine local theater. I hope they keep up the good work.

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23 reviews
8 stars
attended Aug 27 2010

The acting was good, however, the actor who played Oscar was great he caught the orginial " Oscar" and it seem to come very naturally.

The seats are comfortable and the snacks are good. It was a great evening out and we will be returning to...continued

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16 reviews
10 stars
attended Aug 13 2010

Very good performances in one of the classic Neil Simon plays. I would encourage people to donate to this small theater so they can provide cups and straws for drinks...their budget is almost non-existent I hear and all of the people work hard to...continued

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Quotes & Highlights

“[Neil Simon’s] skill is not only great but constantly growing…There is scarcely a moment that is not hilarious.”  —_The New York Times _
“Fresh, richly hilarious and remarkably original. Wildly, irresistibly, incredibly and continuously funny.”  —New York Daily News


Written by Neil Simon

This classic comedy opens as a group of the guys assemble for a night of cards in the apartment of divorced Oscar Madison. And if the mess is any indication, it’s no wonder that his wife left him. Late to arrive is Felix Unger, who has just been separated from his wife. Fastidious, depressed and none too tense, Felix seems suicidal, but as the action unfolds Oscar becomes the one with murder on his mind when the clean-freak and the slob ultimately decide to room together with hilarious results as The Odd Couple is born.

The Odd Couple originally opened on Broadway in 1965 and won several Tony Awards.