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Lost in Yonkers
by Neil Simon


Overview - Comic Drama / Casting: 4m, 3f / Interior SceneryWinner of the 1991 Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award By America's great comic playwright, this memory play is set in a Yonkers in 1942. The hit Broadway production featured Irene Worth, Mercedes Ruehl and Kevin Spacey in award-winning performances.  Read more...

 
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Overview
Comic Drama / Casting: 4m, 3f / Interior SceneryWinner of the 1991 Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award By America's great comic playwright, this memory play is set in a Yonkers in 1942. The hit Broadway production featured Irene Worth, Mercedes Ruehl and Kevin Spacey in award-winning performances. Bella, is 35-years-old, mentally challenged and living at home with her mother, stern Grandma Kurnitz . As the play opens, ne'r do-well son Eddie deposits his two young sons on the old lady's doorstep. He is financially strapped and taking to the road as a salesman. The boys are left to contend with Grandma, with Bella and her secret romance, and with Louie, her brother, a small-time hood in a strange new world called Yonkers.The best play Simon ever wrote.-New York PostBroadway desperately needs a comedy, a drama, and a hit. With Lost in Yonkers, Mr. Simon has given us all three.-Wall Street JournalOne of Simon's most impressive and funniest plays.-New York Daily NewsLaughter and tears have come together in a new emotional truth. There are moments in this play when you experience a new kind of laughter for Simon, a silent laughter that doesn't explode into a yuk but implodes straight into your heart.- Newsweek

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9780573693366
  • ISBN-10: 0573693366
  • Publisher: Samuel French, Inc.
  • Publish Date: June 2010
  • Page Count: 114
  • Dimensions: 8 x 5 x 0.24 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.26 pounds


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