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Proposals - 1997 - Broadway Tickets, News, Info & More

Proposals is a comedy-drama by Neil Simon, his 30th play. After running in Los Angeles and the Kennedy Center in 1997, the play opened on Broadway in 1997.

A nostalgic memory play, Proposals recalls one idyllic afternoon in the summer of 1953, the last time the Hines family gathers at its retreat in the Poconos.


Original Production
Run Type: Open Run
Market: Broadway
Previews: October 29, 1997
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Closing: January 11, 1998

Broadhurst Theatre (Broadway)

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What productions of Proposals have there been?
Proposals has had 2 productions including Broadway which opened in 1997 and Broadway which opened in 1997.