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BWW REVIEW: BROADWAY BOUND Provides An Insight Into Post War New York As A Young Comedy Writer Shares His Story Of Life In BrooklynBWW REVIEW: BROADWAY BOUND Provides An Insight Into Post War New York As A Young Comedy Writer Shares His Story Of Life In Brooklyn
by Jade Kops - Nov 25, 2018

Neil Simon's semi-autobiographical BROADWAY BOUND shares his journey from the familial home to his dream career as part of Broadway's entertainment industry.  (more...)

BWW Review: BROADWAY BOUND Shares Truthful Tales from the Simon Brothers Early Break Into Show BusinessBWW Review: BROADWAY BOUND Shares Truthful Tales from the Simon Brothers Early Break Into Show Business
by Shari Barrett - Oct 22, 2018

Directed by Howard Teichman for the West Coast Jewish Theatre at the Miles Memorial Playhouse in Santa Monica on a beautifully detailed split-level set designed by Kurtis Bedford and lit by Ellen Monocroussos, Neil Simon's classic took on a more emotional dedication from the cast with Simon's passing on August 26, 2018 during the show's rehearsal process. But even though Teichman keeps the pace moving along at a steady pace, running at almost 3 hours with very little laughter, the play, though extremely well written and performed, does seem a bit long and drawn-out as there certainly were moments when it could have ended much sooner and still been as effective. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at BRIGHTON BEACH MEMOIRS, Opening Tonight at Virginia Rep
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2016

Virginia Repertory Theatre celebrates the opening of Brighton Beach Memoirs tonight, July 15, at Hanover Tavern, 13181 Hanover Courthouse Road. The show runs through Sunday, August 28. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Virginia Rep's BRIGHTON BEACH MEMOIRS to Open Next Week at Hanover Tavern
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2016

Virginia Repertory Theatre announces the opening of Brighton Beach Memoirs today, July 15 at Hanover Tavern, 13181 Hanover Courthouse Road. (more...)

Virginia Rep's BRIGHTON BEACH MEMOIRS to Open Next Week at Hanover Tavern
by BWW News Desk - Jul 9, 2016

Virginia Repertory Theatre announces the opening of Brighton Beach Memoirs on Friday, July 15 at Hanover Tavern, 13181 Hanover Courthouse Road. (more...)

Village Players of Birmingham Stage BRIGHTON BEACH MEMOIRS, Now thru 2/1
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2015

The New Year is often a time of reflection and remembrance. It's timely then that the Village Players of Birmingham presents Brighton Beach Memoirs, a memory play that is reflective of young Neil Simon's own life. Playing today, Jan.16 - Feb. 1, 2015. (more...)

Village Players of Birmingham to Stage BRIGHTON BEACH MEMOIRS, 1/16-2/1
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2015

The New Year is often a time of reflection and remembrance. It's timely then that the Village Players of Birmingham presents Brighton Beach Memoirs, a memory play that is reflective of young Neil Simon's own life. Playing Jan.16 - Feb. 1, 2015. (more...)

BRIGHTON BEACH MEMOIRS Opens at Town Players, 7/6
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2012

BRIGHTON BEACH MEMOIRS, the semi-autobiographical play by Neil Simon, opens July 6 at Town Players.This coming-of-age comedy focuses on Eugene Jerome (Evan Thompson, Mamaroneck NY), a Jewish teen growing up in 1937 Brooklyn, as he experiences puberty, sexual awakening and a search for identity as he deals with his family. (more...)

BRIGHTON BEACH MEMOIRS Opens at Town Players Tonight, 7/6
by BWW News Desk - Jul 6, 2012

BRIGHTON BEACH MEMOIRS, the semi-autobiographical play by Neil Simon, opens tonight, July 6 at Town Players. This coming-of-age comedy focuses on Eugene Jerome (Evan Thompson, Mamaroneck NY), a Jewish teen growing up in 1937 Brooklyn, as he experiences puberty, sexual awakening and a search for identity as he deals with his family. (more...)

BRIGHTON BEACH MEMOIRS Opens at Town Players, 7/6
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2012

BRIGHTON BEACH MEMOIRS, the semi-autobiographical play by Neil Simon, opens July 6 at Town Players.This coming-of-age comedy focuses on Eugene Jerome (Evan Thompson, Mamaroneck NY), a Jewish teen growing up in 1937 Brooklyn, as he experiences puberty, sexual awakening and a search for identity as he deals with his family. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Circle Players' BRIGHTON BEACH MEMOIRS Comes Vividly To Life Via Focused Performances
by Jeffrey Ellis - Mar 16, 2012

Directed with care and attention to detail by Johnny Peppers, who is quickly becoming the go-to guy for Simon shows in Nashville (just prior to the opening of Circle's Brighton Beach Memoirs, his production of Barefoot in the Park for Franklin's Pull-Tight Players closed), the play features young Will Butler as the play's nominal lead-and stand-in for Simon himself, upon whose life the richly drawn characters and situations are derived-Eugene Morris Jerome, a 15-year-old Polish American Jewish boy living in Brooklyn with his parents, his brother, his aunt and her two daughters. (more...)

BWW TV: The Broadway Babies of BRIGHTON BEACH MEMOIRS at The Old Globe
by Audra Stafford - Nov 2, 2010

The Old Globe Theatre in San Diego is currently featuring Tony and Pulitzer Award winner Neil Simon's semi-autobiographical plays, BRIGHTON BEACH MEMOIRS and BROADWAY BOUND. The plays follow the life of Eugene Morris Jerome from the foibles of youth in late-1930s Brooklyn to a career as a comedy writer for radio. Brighton Beach Memoirs and Broadway Bound are performed in a rotating repertory schedule. BroadwayWorld reporter Audra Stafford recently caught up with the 'Broadway Babies' of BRIGHTON BEACH, Austyn Myers and Allie Trimm. (more...)

Photo Flash: BRIGHTON BEACH MEMOIRS & BROADWAY BOUND at The Old Globe
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2010

BRIGHTON BEACH MEMOIRS & BROADWAY BOUND by Neil Simon and directed by Scott Schwartz runs September 14 - November 7, 2010 in rep at the Old Globe Theatre. Production photos have been released and appear below! (more...)

Photo Coverage: BRIGHTON BEACH MEMOIRS Plays the Old Globe
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2010

BRIGHTON BEACH MEMOIRS & BROADWAY BOUND by Neil Simon and directed by Scott Schwartz runs thru November 7 at the Old Globe Theatre. (more...)

Covedale Center Hosts Auditions For CHRISTMAS STORY & BRIGHTON BEACH MEMOIRS, 8/29
by BWW News Desk - Aug 29, 2010

Covedale Center for the Performing Arts Will hold Auditions for A CHRISTMAS STORY And BRIGHTON BEACH MEMOIRS Saturday, August 28, 2010, noon - 4:30 pm and Sunday, August 29, 2010, noon - 4:30 pm (more...)

Covedale Center Hosts Auditions For CHRISTMAS STORY & BRIGHTON BEACH MEMOIRS
by BWW News Desk - Aug 28, 2010

Covedale Center for the Performing Arts Will hold Auditions for A CHRISTMAS STORY And BRIGHTON BEACH MEMOIRS Saturday, August 28, 2010, noon - 4:30 pm and Sunday, August 29, 2010, noon - 4:30 pm (more...)

Karen Ziemba, David Bishins & More Lead Old Globe's Neil Simon Plays
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2010

Executive Producer Lou Spisto today announced the cast and creative team for Neil Simon's Brighton Beach Memoirs and Broadway Bound. Performed in repertory, Simon's semi-autobiographical plays follow the life of Eugene Morris Jerome from the foibles of youth in late-1930s Brooklyn to a career as a comedy writer for radio. (more...)

Covedale Center Hosts Auditions For CHRISTMAS STORY & BRIGHTON BEACH MEMOIRS
by BWW News Desk - Jul 26, 2010

Covedale Center for the Performing Arts Will hold Auditions for A CHRISTMAS STORY And BRIGHTON BEACH MEMOIRS Saturday, August 28, 2010, noon - 4:30 pm and Sunday, August 29, 2010, noon - 4:30 pm (more...)

Photo Coverage: BRIGHTON BEACH MEMOIRS Plays the Old Globe
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