Lost in Yonkers

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ISBN 10
0573693366 
ISBN 13
9780573693366 
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Publication Year
2010 
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114 
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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 Post"Broadway desperately needs a comedy, a drama, and a hit. With Lost in Yonkers, Mr. Simon has given us all three."-Wall Street Journal"One of Simon's most impressive and funniest plays."-New York Daily News"Laughter 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 - from Amzon 
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