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Lost In Yonkers @ Playmakers

Lost in Yonkers
A Nostalgic Comedy by Neil Simon
Directed by Mark Leonard
September 19, 20, 26, 27, 28, October 3, 4, 5 (NEW DATES)

See photos: Lost in Yonkers @ PlaymakersThe Cast:

Jay -- Alexander Sibley
Arty -- Nicholas Sibley
Eddie -- Graham Greiner
Bella -- Paula Leffmann
Grandma -- Barbara Chitwood
Louie -- McKendree Greiner
Gert -- Lisa Erichson

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About the show:

“In Lost in Yonkers, Neil Simon has done it again, with a craftsmanship and skill probably unmatched in the contemporary English-speaking theater.”
--Clive Barnes, New York Post
 
Critics and audiences agree that Lost in Yonkers is one of Neil Simon’s greatest plays.  It was his breakthrough script that finally won for him a long-deserved Pulitzer Prize as well as the Tony Award for best play of 1991 and it ran for two years on Broadway.
 
It is the story of two adolescent boys compelled to live with their curmudgeon German grandmother and her eccentric children in World War II Yonkers, New York. Bella is their delightfully childlike aunt who conspires with the boys to slip out from under Grandma’s authoritarian rule over the family ice cream parlor.  Uncle Louie is a New York City mobster right out of a Humphrey Bogart movie who enlists his nephews in his efforts to stay on the lam from some disgruntled colleagues.
 

The boys learn valuable lessons about love and survival from their screwball relatives in this heartwarming, poignant and hysterically funny play from America’s master of comedy.

 

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Lost in Yonkers @ Playmakers

 

Playmakers, Inc. Theater is supported in party by a grant from the Louisiana Division of the Arts, Office of Cultural Development, Department of Culture, Recreation and Tourism, in cooperation with the Louisiana State Arts Council, and as administered by St. Tammany Parish. Funding has also been provided by the National Endowment for the Arts, Art Works.

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Pultizer Prize and Tony Award Winning
Nostalgic Comedy

Lost in Yonkers
by Neil Simon
Directed by Mark Leonard
September 19, 20, 26, 27, 28, October 3, 4, 5

Showtimes:
Fridays & Saturdays
@ 8:00 pm
Sunday Matinees
@ 2:00 pm

Adults $15
Students $10
Group Discounts available.

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Reservations Call:
985-893-1671
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