One of the stars of the Tibbits Summer Theatre production of “The Odd Couple” Derek Mellor was in the WTVB studio Tuesday for Tibbits Talk.
Odd Couple earns every laugh
by Bridgette Redman – Encore Michigan
This production provides everything you might hope for from “The Odd Couple.” Felix (Isaac Jankowski) is fussbudgety. Oscar (Derek Mellor) is a slob. The poker buddies are a collection of archetypes and the Pigeon sisters (Allison Canning and Jaclyn Collins) are coo-coo adorable.
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Review: Tibbits’ ‘Odd Couple’ good fun
Even before the recent reboot of “The Odd Couple” on CBS, the story is surely well known to most people. Neatnik and chronic hypochondriac Felix Ungar (Isaac Jankowski) moves in with best friend and dedicated slob Oscar Madison (Derek Mallor) after his (Felix’s) wife asks for a divorce. Soon all the issues that caused Frances to declare that Felix was impossible to live with begin to irritate Oscar to the limit of his patience. The breaking point occurs when Felix ruins a dinner date with the Pigeon sisters (Allison Canning and Jaclyn Collins). A hilarious row with Oscar, in which he threatens to kill Felix, follows the also hilarious ruining of Felix’s London Broil dinner over which he “slaved” and spent a stunning $9.34.
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Isaac Jankowski, one of the co-stars of the Tibbits Summer Theatre production of “The Odd Couple”, was WTVB’s guest in-studio for this week’s Tibbits Talk.
Madcap search for “Miss Nelson” gives kids a neat twist
by Bridgette Redman for Encore Michigan
“Miss Nelson is Missing” is a high energy play with a cast that works together splendidly to entertain young people. And in the end, the students realize how much they love Miss Nelson and all is put to rights.
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Dougie Robbins, who is the choreographer for Tibbits Summer Theatre’s production of “Peter Pan”, as well as being in the cast of “Miss Nelson is Missing” and “Pippin”, was our guest Tuesday on WTVB’s weekly Tibbits Talk.
Sarah Zimmer and Deb Thenen from Arts Alive were in the WTVB studio Thursday with details on Friday’s Art Walk in downtown Coldwater.
Our heartfelt condolences go out to Ruth and the entire Scheidler family on the passing of her husband and their father, John Scheidler. The Scheidler Family’s involvement and support of Tibbits goes back many decades and covered so many facets. Certainly the boys were involved on stage and backstage. The family housed actors in the summer and hosted the entire summer company at their
AM 1590/FM 95.5 WTVB proudly supports Tibbits Summer Theatre as the media sponsor for the season. As the radio station Branch County and its summer visitors turn to for local news and information, sponsoring a Summer Theatre production is a natural extension of the WTVB programming philosophy.
Satek Winery owners Larry and Pam Satek are proud to again sponsor a summer production at Tibbits.