The dream “Odd Couple” will arrive on Broadway in October.
Matthew Broderick and Nathan Lane will play, respectively, Felix Unger and Oscar Madison under the direction of Joe Mantello. Theater is yet to be announced.
Early unconfirmed reports had the Neil Simon revival skedded for August.
The original production of “The Odd Couple” opened on Broadway in 1965 and ran for 966 performances. Art Carney and Walter Matthau starred.
The producer team on the 2005 revival includes Ira Pittelman, Emanuel Azenberg, Ben Sprecher, Max Cooper and Jeffrey Sine.
No longer in ‘Doubt’
John Patrick Shanley’s play “Doubt” will open on Broadway on March 31 at the Walter Kerr Theater. Previews begin March 9.
The Broadway transfer from MTC’s Off Broadway space features the original cast: Cherry Jones, Brian F. O’Byrne, Heather Goldenhersh and Adriane Lenox. Doug Hughes is the director.
“Doubt” will be produced on Broadway by Carole Shorenstein Hays, Manhattan Theater Club, Roger Berlind and Scott Rudin.