"The Versus of Ogden Nash" is a full-length program of lighthearted stories, comical verses, and biographical sketches uncovering the life and rhymes of one of the 20th Century's most popular humorists. The show ran from November, 2000 to January, 2001 as the inaugral production at the Coronet Studio Theatre in Los Angeles. The show toured local colleges in 2001 and 2002. "Versus" returned to Los Angeles in August of 2001 at the S. Mark Taper Foundation Amphitheatre in
Coldwater Canyon Park. After the Amphitheatre production "Nash" was the headliner entertainment at Famous Poets International Convention in Orlando, FL.
The Versus of Ogden Nash was conceived and performed by writer/actor Peter Massey.
The Critics Love "Versus"
Directed by Debra De Liso
Set Design by Phil Hettema
Set Artist by Earl Kells
Light Design by Robert Fromer
Graphic Design by Walter Tabayoyong
Sound Fred Kores
Publicity Rebecca Gilchrist