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See gender-swapped ‘Odd Couple’

  • Kathleen Somssich as Florence Unger and Genevieve Aichele as Olive Madison in “The Odd Couple.” Courtesy of Meghann Beauchamp


Thursday, January 11, 2018

Twenty years after writing his classic The Odd Couple, Neil Simon reimagined the script for a female cast.

The lead characters are Florence Unger and Olive Madison, played by Kathleen Somssich and Genevieve Aichele, respectively.

The fun begins with a girls night game of Trivial Pursuit instead of poker.

Performances will be held Friday through Jan. 28 with showtimes Fridays and Saturdays at 8 p.m. and Sundays at 2 p.m. at the West End Studio Theatre, 959 Islington St., Portsmouth.

Tickets are $28 or $24 for students and seniors. For more information or to purchase tickets, visit nhtheatreproject.org or call 431-6644, ext. 5.