The Odd Couple
Approximate running time: 2 hours
163 - 3rd St N
Street Address: 163 3rd Street North
St. Petersburg FL 33701
“FOR THE LOVE OF A CLASSIC”
The brilliant Neil Simon once said, “Never underestimate the stimulation of eccentricity.”
Oscar is a slob. Felix is neat. Oscar loves his bachelorhood, and Felix is newly divorced. When the two decide to live together in the same apartment, how will they reconcile their differences?
This Neil Simon comedy explores the relationship between two men who, despite their many differences, must find a way to live together. Hailed as one of the greatest comedies of all time, “The Odd Couple” won the Tony Award for Best Play. The New York Times said, “There is scarcely a moment that is not hilarious." Since its premiere, the play has received two Broadway revivals, been adapted to a movie, inspired two sitcoms and has been staged by theatres around the world. Now, American Stage brings to life a contemporary fresh interpretation of this beloved American classic with a modern, multicultural cast.
American Stage Health & Safety Protocol:
All patrons aged 12 and older attending a performance indoors must show one of the following three options:
A negative PCR COVID-19 test administered by a medical provider/official testing center no earlier than 72 hours before the time of their performance OR
A negative rapid antigen COVID-19 test administered by a medical provider/official testing center no earlier than 24 hours prior to the time of their performance. Home testing kit results will not be accepted for entry. OR
If patrons prefer, CDC or other official vaccination record showing the patrons are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 (at least 14 days since the final dose) may be voluntarily presented at the door as an acceptable alternative to negative COVID-19 test results.
Both physical and electronic presentation of documents will be accepted. Photo identification must accompany the presentation of all documents.
All patrons over age 5 regardless of vaccination/testing status must wear masks over their nose and mouth at all times while inside the venue.
Protocols will be revisited and may be revised based on CDC guidance and the evolving circumstances of the pandemic, including use of additional screening protocols.
American Stage has also put into place the following safety measures:
American Stage is home to a fully vaccinated team of staff, volunteers, cast, crew and creatives.
For safety, all staff and volunteers interacting with patrons will be masked.
The theatre and lobby will be sanitized prior to each performance.
All air handlers have been optimized for maximum air circulation and increased filtration.
In order to allow for further distancing between the actors and the audience, the first row of the house will be available only to accommodate ADA accessible seating.
All performances will have a reduced capacity audience.
Concessions will be available before the show and at intermission, but all food and drinks must remain in the lobby.
Social distancing is necessary when in the lobby and other areas.
Hand sanitizer will be available to patrons.
American Stage staff will adhere to all measures in our Safety Plan.
QUESTIONS Should you have any questions regarding these protocols, please reach out to the American Stage Box Office at 727-823-7529 Monday – Friday, 10am – 6pm, or email email@example.com.
Thank you for your ongoing support and flexibility as we work toward safely welcoming you back to live performances!