Events

When:

March 28, 2017 through
April 2, 2017

Where:

Olmsted Theatre

Cost:

Regular price $25

Showtimes:

Tuesday, March 28
7:30 p.m.

Wednesday, March 29
6:30 p.m. (post-show discussion)

Thursday, March 30
7:30 p.m.

Friday, March 31
7:30 p.m.

Saturday, April 1
2:00 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.

Sunday, April 2
2:00 p.m.

 
 
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Brighton Beach Memoirs

Theatre, Event, Performing Arts Series, Garden City Event


Featuring the students of the Department of Theatre

Written by Neil Simon
Direction by JJ O’Neil

Here 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 Grandpa the Socialist 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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Tagged: Garden City, Student Performing Arts or Exhibits, Department of Theatre, College of Arts and Sciences, Adelphi Locations, Adelphi University, Performing Arts Center
 
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