It’s a different take on a classic stage, television and film premise: A pair of opposites clash and complement each other as they share an apartment. This time, though, the conceit has taken a plunge through the gender looking glass.
“The Odd Couple (Female Version)” approaches Neil Simon’s most famous and renowned comedy from a different perspective as the ladies — messy Olive and neat-freak Florence — take over the juicy roles of the famously mismatched male couple, Felix and Oscar.
“The Odd Couple (Female Version)” premiered on Broadway in 1986 starring Sally Struthers and Rita Moreno in the lead roles.
The Pewter Plough Playhouse production is directed by Viv Goff and features Sharyn Young and Janice Peters in the lead roles, with Jo Jackson, Roxanne Brodnick, Anita Schwaber, Stacy Delaney, Dave Manion and Don Dallmann supporting.
Preview night is Friday, July 26, with a gala opening Saturday, July 27.
Performances begin at 7:30 Fridays and Saturdays and 3 p.m. Sundays through Sept. 1.
Tickets are $15 for Fridays and $20 ($18 for seniors and students) for other shows, except the gala opening, which includes champagne, a dessert buffet and live music for $25.
The theater is at 824 Main St.