ABOUT THE SHOW...

Brighton Beach Memoirs is part one of Neil Simon's autobiographical trilogy: a portrait of the writer as a young teen in 1937 living with his family in a crowded, lower middle-class Brooklyn walk-up.

Eugene Jerome, standing in for the author, is the narrator and central character. Dreaming of baseball and girls, Eugene must cope with the mundane existence of his family life in Brooklyn: formidable mother, overworked father, and his worldly older brother Stanley.

Throw into the mix his widowed Aunt Blanche, her two young (but rapidly aging) daughters and you have a recipe for hilarity, served up Simon-style.

This bittersweet memoir evocatively captures the life of a struggling Jewish household where, as his father states "if you didn't have a problem, you wouldn't be living here."

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"Brings a fresh glow to Broadway...In many respects his funniest, richest and consequently the most affecting of his plays." - New York Daily News

"There’s no romanticized gloss on the view of family life; the bonds are intense and unbreakable, yet they come through with all the wrinkles of real life." - Variety

"Hilarious comedy... His finest play... A delightful and enriching experience." - CBS-TV
THE CAST
Eugene Jerome...Brodie Sapp
Blanche Morton...   Carol Torrey
Kate Jerome...   Dana Willens
Laurie Morton...   Alexia Nadel
Nora Morton...   Sydney Gross
Stanley Jerome...   Colby Crawford
Jacob “Jack” Jerome...   Tony Pierantozzi



THE PRODUCTION TEAM
Director...   Mark Dissinger
Stage Manager...  Len Willens
Producer...   Tracy Dissinger
Lighting Director...   Josh Gross
Costume Mistress...   Carol Torrey
Prop Masters...   Janice Hall & David Hall
About the Show...
Second Street Players / Riverfront Theater / 2 South Walnut St. / Milford, DE 19963 / TIX: (800) 838-3006 / info@secondstreetplayers.com
Reserved Seats are $17 each
A $1 discount is offered to Seniors and Students
for Sunday Matinees
SSP's Spring 2019 production
of Neil Simon's comic hit

Brighton Beach Memoirs
directed by Mark Dissinger

Fridays MAY 10 & 17 at 7:00p
Saturdays MAY 11 & 18 at 7:00p
Sundays MAY 12 & 19 at 2:00p
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