SYNOPSIS:Oscar Madison and Felix Ungar are two divorced men who decide, at the beginning of the play, to become roommates. Oscar is a carefree slob; Felix is an uptight neat freak. Their clash of personalities makes for one of the funniest and most iconic comedies written in the last fifty years.
LANGUAGE: There are a few exclamatory oaths and two profanities in the play.
The language includes “hell,” “for chrissakes,” “dammit” and “God-damned,” (twice).
SMOKING AND DRINKING: The Odd Couple begins and ends with the regular Friday night poker game of Oscar, Felix and their friends. Everyone smokes and drinks at these games. During the production, fake cigarettes will be lit. In addition, real cigars will be used and also lit.
FOR WHICH AUDIENCES?: The Odd Couple is suitable for all general audiences and children aged 10 and older. Pre-teens should attend at a parent’s discretion.
RATING: If it were a movie, The Odd Couple would be rated “PG” or “PG-13.”