A younger boy from Brooklyn comes of age within the first play in Neil Simon’s semi-autobiographical “Eugene Trilogy”—adopted via Biloxi Blues and Broadway Bound.
Meet Eugene Jerome and his circle of relatives, preventing the exhausting instances and infrequently each and every different—with laughter, tears, and love. It’s 1937 in Brooklyn throughout the guts of the Melancholy. Fifteen-12 months-vintage Eugene Jerome lives in Brighton Seashore along with his circle of relatives. He’s witty, perceptive, obsessive about intercourse, and ceaselessly fantasizing his baseball-diamond triumphs as megastar pitcher for the New York Yankees.
As our information thru his “memoirs,” Eugene takes us thru a sequence of trenchant observations and insights that display his circle of relatives assembly existence’s demanding situations with delight, spirit, and a wonderful humorousness. However as Global Warfare II looms ever nearer, Eugene sees his personal innocence slipping away as the primary vital generation of his existence ends—and a brand new one starts.
Winner of the New York Drama Critics’ Circle Award for Highest Play and the Drama Table Award for Remarkable New Play