Neil Simon’s semi-autobiographical acclaimed Eugene Trilogy:
Brighton Beach Memoirs
In Simon’s darkly funny memoir of his family in 1930’s Brooklyn, fourteen-year-old Eugene is preoccupied by his passion for the Yankees and his lust for his beautiful cousin, Nora. An L.A. Theatre Works full cast performance featuring: Max Casella, Peter Michael Goetz, Valerie Harper, Alexana Lambros, Anna Sophie Loewenberg, Jonathan Silverman, and Joyce Van Patten.
Directed by Gordon House.
Eugene Jerome is now in boot camp in Biloxi, Mississippi. His sadistic drill sergeant—who might just be nuts—is only part of Eugene’s awakening journey in which he encounters an odd and eclectic group of fellow recruits. An L.A. Theatre Works full cast performance featuring: Justine Bateman, Rob Benedict, Joshua Biton, John Cabrera, Matthew Patrick Davis, Steve Rankin, Josh Radnor, Russell Soder, and Darby Stanchfield.
Directed by Nataki Garrett.
In the trilogy’s final installment, Eugene and his brother Stanley pair up to break into the world of comedy writing, with their dysfunctional family serving as creative inspiration. An L.A. Theatre Works full cast performance featuring: Caroline Aaron, Dan Castellaneta, Kyle Colerider-Krugh, James Gleason, Alan Mandell, Jonathan Silverman, JoBeth Williams, and Scott Wolf.
Directed by Jenny Sullivan.