“The best play Simon ever wrote,” cheered one critic of the Pulitzer-prize winning comedy drama, Lost in Yonkers, which inaugurates the 2019 season of The Brookfield Theatre for the Arts. Here, laughter and tears combine in Neil Simon’s deft observations of the human heart that touchingly portrays the plight of two young teenage boys after their father abandons them to the care of their stern grandmother and their flighty aunt.
Directed by Dana O’Neal, Lost in Yonkers premiers Friday, March 1st starring Rigby Wilkins as Bella, Pat Covino as Grandma, Nico Apicella as Jay, Dylan Fischetto as Arty, Michael Reilly as Louie, David Cheris as Eddie, and Lynn Nissenbaum as Gert.
Performances are Friday and Saturday evenings, March 1st through March 16th at 8 pm, with matinees on Sunday, March 3rd and 10th at 2pm. A free preview for senior citizens is on Thursday evening; February 28th at 8 pm. Tickets are $25 general admission and $20 for students & seniors. They are available at the box office or online at www.BrookfieldTheatre.org.