Broadway Bound

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Samuel French, Inc., 1987 - Drama - 114 pages
13 Reviews

Characters: 4 male, 2 female

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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.

"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


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Review: DN Broadway Bound (Eugene #3)

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Although Neil Simon is my favorite contemporary playwright, I found this play just okay. I liked the characters, but the plot and humor disappointed me. Maybe I'm spoiled by his other plays. Read full review

Review: DN Broadway Bound (Eugene #3)

User Review  - Jim Cook jr - Goodreads

The best of the trilogy. This and Biloxi both had a huge impact on my life. Read full review

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About the author (1987)

America's most prolific and beloved playwright, Neil Simon is the author of more than two dozen plays and screenplays. In 1990, he was awarded the Pulitzer Prize. He is also the winner of three Tony Awards. Simon splits his time between New York and Los Angeles.

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