The Odd Couple now showing at Historic Owen Theatre Downtown Branson

Eight performances are scheduled on Sept 10-11 (7pm)Sept 12 (2pm & 7pm)Sept 13 (2pm) and Sept 17-19 (7pm), with advance reserved seat tickets available now at BransonArts.org/tix or by calling the box office at 417-336-4255. Ticket prices are $16.95 (Adults 18+) and $11.45 (Youth 4-17) with proceeds benefiting the work of the Arts Council on behalf of our community.

Recommended for all audiences, this classic comedy opens as a group of the guys assemble for 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 production is directed by Jody Madaras, star of the popular All Hands On Deck show at the Dutton Family Theatre. “Neil Simon’s timeless American comedy delivers biting zingers and the ingredients that laughs are made of,” says Madaras. “Our BRAC production comes complete with a boat load of laughs, and a heart-warming ending that is sure to please!”

Lead Actors: Sean Neil Myers & Chance Havens

Chance Havens plays the role of Oscar Madison along with Sean Neil Myers as Felix Unger. Additional cast members include Cory Hensen as Murray, Deron Wolfe as Roy, Mark Peper as Vinnie, Dylan Pratt as Speed, J.C. Clinton and Abby Reeve as the vivacious Pigeon sisters. Keep your eyes open for an unexpected virtual appearance by funnyman Terry Sanders!

Producers Kim HaleLisa Murphy and Karie Dykeman are assisted by Jack Vandewark (Stage Manager), Pamela Meadows (Lighting Director), and Mac Hill (Set Design and Sound Technician), Marshall Meadows (Photography), and Jim Barber (BRAC Executive Director and Marketing).

As an added bonus, theatre patrons will be invited to visit the Rock Room Gallery inside the Historic Owen Theatre for the new “Cityscapes & New York Nights” exhibition featuring artwork from a variety of local area artists. All works displayed will be available for sale by the artists. Artists interested in placing a work in the exhibit are asked to contact the Arts Council at info@bransonarts.org.

13th Ladies Piccadilly Gala Fundraiser

The date is set!  The 13th Ladies Piccadilly Gala will be on Thursday, October 22, 2020 at 5:30 pm at Chateau on the Lake Resort.  Our theme is “Safari” so Ladies, come and let your wild side show.  This fun women’s event includes 3 course dinner from the Chateau, wine, appetizers along with great auction prizes to be won on our Silent Auction tables or the live Piccadilly auction.  Our “Mafia Men” will be there to take care of the Ladies while they bid.  This fundraiser supports our non-profit organization the Downtown Branson Betterment Association and is open to any Lady who would like to get a ticket and come join us!  We have whole tables for 10 women also available to purchase.  A great Christmas gift for a boss to give to hardworking employees!  Tickets are $55.00 each.  Contact Jessica at the DBBA 417-334-1548 for more information and to purchase tickets!