The Owl and the Pussycat

Esk Valley Theatre



The Classic American Comedy


‘The Owl and the Pussycat’

By Bill Manhoff


A comedy hit on Broadway in the 1960’s with Alan Alda and Diana Sands, ‘The Owl and the Pussycat’ was also made in to a hugely successful film starring Barbara Streisand and George Segal.


The play is about two unlikely neighbours. Doris is a part-time prostitute but wants everyone to think she is a talented model and actress. Felix works in a book shop but wants everyone to think he is a talented writer. Both have identity issues and through the course of the play they start to discover who they really are. ‘The Owl and the Pussycat’ is a heart-warming comedy about unexpected love and the attraction of opposites.


Age Guidance: 13+


‘The Owl and the Pussycat’ is presented by Special Arrangement with SAMUEL FRENCH, LTD.

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