Lost in Yonkers

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Neil Simon's inimitable play about the trials and tribulations that test family ties--winner of the 1991 Pulitzer Prize for Drama. What happens to children in the absence of love? That is the question that lies at the heart of this funny and heartrending play by one of America's most acclaimed and beloved playwrights. Debuting at the Richard Rodgers Theatre in 1990, Lost in Yonkers went on to win four Tony Awards, including Best Play, as well as the Pulitzer Prize, and tells the moving drama about the cruelties and painful memories that scar a family. It is New York, 1942. After the death of their mother, two young brothers are sent to stay with their formidable grandmother for the longest ten months of their lives. Grandmother Kurnitz is a one-woman German front--a refugee and a widow who has steeled her heart against the world. Her coldness and intolerance have crippled her own children: the boys' father has no self-esteem; their Aunt Gert has an embarrassing speech impediment; their Uncle Louie is a small-time gangster; and their Aunt Bella has the mentality of a child. But it is Bella's hunger for affection and her refusal to be denied love that saves the boys--and that leads to an unforgettable, wrenching confrontation with her mother. Filled with laughter, tears, and insight, Lost in Yonkers is a heartwarming testament to Neil Simon's talent.
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Carides, Gia, 1964-
Castellaneta, Dan.
Diskin, Ben.
Gross, Arye.
Guarna, Raymond.
Hart, Roxanne, 1952-
Rubinstein, John, 1946-
Schmidt, Kenneth.
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subject_facetBrothers -- Drama
DRAMA / American / General
Families -- Drama
Radio plays
Yonkers (N.Y.) -- Drama
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Lost in Yonkers [electronic resource] Simon, Neil.
title_shortLost in Yonkers
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Families
Radio plays