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The Odd Couple Essay | Critical Essay #3

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Critical Essay #3

In this review of the play's original Broadway run, Kerr lauds The Odd Couple as a greatly entertaining evening of theatre.

Kerr was a longtime reviewer for the New York Times, as well as the author of several book-length studies of modern drama, he was one of the most influential figures in the American theater.

I'm sorry the Moscow Art players have returned to Russia. I'd like them to have seen the first-act poker game in The Odd Couple.

I don't necessarily say they'd have learned anything from it. I just feel pretty sure they'd have liked it. It has so much interior truth. Director Mike Nichols has staged an absolute summer festival of warm beer, sprayed toward the ceiling like those terraced fountains municipal designers are so fond of, and I suppose we can credit author Neil Simon with providing the sandwiches. The sandwiches have been made...

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