Broadway Bound

by  Neil Simon

Full Length Play, Comedy  /  4m, 2f

Finalist! 1987 Pulitzer Prize in Drama

"Contains some of the author's most accomplished writing." - The New York Times

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Broadway Bound

by  Neil Simon

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  • Cast Size

    Cast Size

    4m, 2f
  • SubGenre

    Subgenre

    Adaptations (Stage & Screen)
  • Accolades

    Accolades

    Tony, Pulitzer, From Broadway

Additional Info

Part three of Neil Simon's acclaimed autobiographical trilogy finds Eugene and his older brother Stanley trying to break into the world of show business as professional comedy writers while coping with their parents break-up and eventual divorce. When their material is broadcast on the radio for the first time, the family is upset to hear a thinly-veiled portrait of themselves played for laughs.
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Accolades

  • NOMINEE - 1987 Tony Award, Best Play
    NOMINEE - 1987 Drama Desk Award, Best Play
    FINALIST - 1987 Pulitzer Prize in Drama

Reviews

REVIEWS

"Contains some of the author's most accomplished writing." - The New York Times

"A lovely play; warm, perceptive and gently humorous." - Newsday

"Expectedly funny and unexpectedly moving." - New York Daily News 

"Simon's writing remains delightful..." - Washington Post, Article here

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  • Minimum Fee: $125 per performance
  • Mandatory Music/Media Fee: $15 per performance

Production

Casting

4m, 2f

KATE
BEN
EUGENE
STAN
BLANCHE
JACK
ANNOUNCER
CHUBBY WATERS
MRS. PITKIN

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Neil Simon

American playwright and screenwriter Neil Simon is widely regarded as one of the most successful, prolific and performed playwrights in the world. In addition to Lost In Yonkers, which won a Tony Award and Pulitzer Prize, his plays and musicals include Come Blow Your Horn, Little Me, Barefoot in the Park, The Odd Coupl ...

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Broadway Bound opened on Broadway on November 25th, 1986 under the direction of Gene Saks.

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