$24 for Two to See "The Game of Love and Chance" at Odyssey Theatre (Up to $48 Value). Four Dates Available.

Strathcona Park

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In a Nutshell

Play adapted from an 18th-century French comedy follows two aristocrats who dress as servants to peg each other before agreeing to marriage

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Expiration varies. Amount paid never expires. Limit 3 per person. Valid only for option purchased. Reservation required. Redeem starting 7/31 for a ticket at venue box office. Must show valid ID matching name on Groupon at Odyssey Theatre. Must provide first and last name at checkout, which Groupon will provide to facilitate redemption of voucher. Refundable only on day of purchase. Discount reflects Odyssey Theatre's current ticket prices-price may differ on day of the event. Doors open 1 hour before showtime. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

Live theatre tends to be more thrilling than film, largely due to the heightened odds of seeing someone flub a line or deliver a stirring monologue while sitting in your lap. Vicariously live the free-wheeling thespian life with this GrouponLive deal to see The Game of Love and Chance presented by Odyssey Theatre outdoors in Strathcona Park. For $24, you get two tickets for general admission to the bleachers (up to a $48 value). All shows begin at 8 p.m.; doors open at 7:30 p.m.; and box office opens at 7 p.m. Choose from the following dates:

  • Tuesday, July 31
  • Tuesday, August 7
  • Tuesday, August 14
  • Tuesday, August 21

Celebrating more than a quarter century of outdoor theatre in Strathcona Park, Odyssey Theatre explores human existence through masks, intense physicality, and vibrant costuming, as well as by weaving text with music, dance, and fairground arts. Originally penned by Enlightenment playwright Pierre de Marivaux, The Game of Love and Chance weaves a madcap tale of mistaken identity and forbidden love. Transposed to France's La Belle Époque by director Andy Massingham, the stage presents two young aristocrats who have not yet met but are engaged to be married as they both—unbeknownst to one another—switch identities with their servants to learn of their betrothed's character. Disguised as nobles, the servants tickle ribs with over-the-top impersonations of genteel behaviour while the engaged aristocrats struggle with their feelings as they grow closer, each believing they have fallen in love with a commoner. There is limited space available for lawn chairs at each show, and light snacks and refreshments are available for purchase or juggling.

Customer Reviews

Great acting..fun atmosphere
Nancy M. · September 3, 2016
The outdoor theatre was well set up. The decor was impressive and the sound just right. Also well lit. Fun draw for VIP seats. Actors excellent. All in all, a very pleasant experience. Would definitely do it again!
S R. · August 30, 2016
What a fantastic little play, and the venue could not have been better, or the weather. Made for a great outing and birthday gift. I would recommend this play for anyone that needs a laugh and appreciates small plays. Congratulations to the cast, well done.
Suzanne B. · August 3, 2016
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    Strathcona Park

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    Ottawa, ON K1N 6E2


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