Photo Spotlight: THE NEIL SIMON PLAYS Close on Broadway November 1st
THE Neil Simon PLAYS will close today, Sunday, November 1st at the Nederlander Theatre (208 West 41st Street).
Brighton Beach Memoirs, the first of THE Neil Simon PLAYS, opened on October 25 and is currently in performance. Broadway Bound was scheduled to begin performances on November 18 with an opening on December 10. The productions are directed by David Cromer.
Brighton Beach Memoirs will have played 9 performances and 25 previews.
"A lot of nice people on stage and off will be out of work and a lot of good partners and investors will have lost a great deal of money," commented producers Emanuel Azenberg and Ira Pittelman. "They all deserve better. It makes us sad."
Brighton Beach Memoirs stars Laurie Metcalf (Kate Jerome) and Dennis Boutsikaris (Jack Jerome) with Santino Fontana (Stanley Jerome), Jessica Hecht (Blanche), Gracie Bea Lawrence (Laurie), Noah Robbins (Eugene Jerome) and Alexandra Socha (Nora).
Broadway Bound stars Laurie Metcalf (Kate Jerome) and Dennis Boutsikaris (Jack Jerome) with Santino Fontana (Stanley Jerome), Jessica Hecht (Blanche), Josh Grisetti (Eugene Jerome) and Allan Miller (Ben).
Scenic design is by John Lee Beatty, costume design is by Jane Greenwood, lighting design is by Brian MacDevitt and sound design is by Josh Schmidt and Fitz Patton. Hair and wig design is by Tom Watson.
Tickets are available at www.TicketMaster.com at 212-307-4100 or at the Nederlander Theatre box office (208 West 41st Street)
Meet the press photos of the cast by Peter James Zielinski
Curtain Call and Opening Night photos by Walter McBride/Retna ltd.
Neil Simon's 'Brighton Beach Memoirs' at the Nederlander Theatre