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Simon, Neil

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The collected plays of Neil Simon by Neil Simon( Book )

60 editions published between 1971 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 4,311 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Brings together the texts of Simon's plays, including Barefoot in the Park, The Odd Couple, California Suite, God's Favorite, The Sunshine Boys, and The Prisoner of Second Avenue
Brighton Beach memoirs by Neil Simon( Book )

47 editions published between 1983 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 2,653 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A comedy built around the Jerome family during the Depression and focusing on fifteen-year-old, Eugene, preoccupied with sex and the Yankees
Lost in Yonkers by Neil Simon( Book )

31 editions published between 1990 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,016 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An insightful drama about one woman's drive and its emotional toll on her and her family. Grandma Kurnitz has endured many crises, ranging from a harsh childhood in Germany to being a young widow with six children in a foreign country. From her life she learned to be strong, hard, and cold, and this is the lesson she tries to instill in her four remaining children. While her two teenage grandsons are in her care, the three learn the importance of being loved and loving, and the difference between living and surviving. The themes of family ties and the search for love should strike a responsive chord with many young adults
Plaza suite by Neil Simon( Book )

27 editions published between 1969 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 1,588 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A portrait of three couples successively occupying a suite at the Plaza. A suburban couple take the suite while their house is being painted and it turns out to be the one in which they honeymooned 23 (or was it 24?) years before and was yesterday the anniversary, or is it today? This tale of marriage in tatters is followed by the exploits of a Hollywood producer who, after three marriages, is looking for fresh fields. He calls a childhood sweetheart, now a suburban housewife, for a little sexual diversion. Over the years she has idolized him from afar and is now more than the match he bargained for. The last couple is a mother and father fighting about the best way to get their daughter out of the bathroom and down to the ballroom where guests await her or as Mother yells, "I want you to come out of that bathroom and get married!"--Publisher's description
The comedy of Neil Simon by Neil Simon( Book )

18 editions published between 1971 and 1973 in English and held by 1,463 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The heartbreak kid by Bobby Farrelly( Visual )

27 editions published between 1972 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,363 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eddie is a confirmed bachelor who is forty and owns a sporting-goods store. After watching his ex-fiancé walk down the aisle, he meets Lila who is an environmental researcher. Lila seems too good to be true. Pressured by his father and best friend, Eddie pops the question and marries Lila after only 6 weeks. He almost immediately discovers that his new bride is a nightmare with more baggage than he can handle. She's immature and foolish, a monster in bed and owes a large sums of money to various sources. As it turns out, Lila is only a volunteer and doesn't actually have a job. While on their honeymoon in Cabo, Eddie meets Miranda, a down-to-earth lacrosse coach who is visiting with her family. Sparks fly between Eddie and Miranda. Now he needs to break off his marriage, all while trying to keep the truth from Miranda about why he's in Cabo in the first place
The odd couple by Gene Saks( Visual )

22 editions published between 1967 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,333 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two divorced men (one fastidious to a fault, the other an incredible slob) share a New York apartment
Best plays of the sixties by Stanley Richards( Book )

1 edition published in 1970 in English and held by 1,328 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Great White Hope
Chapter two : a new comedy by Neil Simon( Book )

15 editions published between 1977 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,296 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The odd couple by Neil Simon( Book )

26 editions published between 1966 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,231 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two poker buddies, one a hyper-neurotic, the other an incurable slob, suddenly find themselves bachelors again and decide to share a New York City apartment. This classic comedic play was later adapted into two motion pictures and a successful television series
The Goodbye girl by Herbert Ross( Visual )

27 editions published between 1977 and 2016 in English and held by 1,194 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a woman's ex-husband sublets her apartment right out from under her and she refuses to move, the new tenant, a Chicago actor, moves in, touching off a comic, hate-love relationship
The good doctor; a new comedy with music by Neil Simon( Book )

11 editions published between 1974 and 1975 in English and held by 1,187 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Russia at the turn of the century provides the setting for comedy sketches about life's minor tragedies
Last of the red hot lovers by Neil Simon( Book )

16 editions published between 1970 and 2010 in English and held by 1,162 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Last of the Red Hot Lovers is one of the most amusing of Neil Simon?s comedies. It focuses on Barney Cashman, a forty-seven-year-old owner of a seafood restaurant who is afraid that the sexual revolution of the 1960?s is passing him by. Over the space of nine months, he invites three different women to his mother?s Manhattan apartment in an attempt to have an afternoon of extramarital sex. None of the affairs is consummated, however, and Barney decides after the last one that he would prefer a romantic afternoon with his wife, Thelma
California suite : a new comedy by Neil Simon( Book )

10 editions published between 1976 and 1977 in English and held by 1,095 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Visitors from New York, Philadelphia, London, and Chicago are the protagonists in four playlets set in the Beverly Hills Hotel
I ought to be in pictures : a new comedy by Neil Simon( Book )

17 editions published between 1980 and 2010 in English and held by 1,042 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Libby, a tough high-spirited adolescent ventures cross-country from New York to L.A. "to be in pictures" and to connect with her playwright father
God's favorite : a new comedy by Neil Simon( Book )

15 editions published between 1969 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,033 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Successful Long Island businessman Joe Benjamin is a modern-day 'Job' with a demanding wife, ungrateful children and wise-cracking household employees. Just when it seems things couldn't get any worse, he is visited by Sidney Lipton, a.k.a. A Messenger from God (and compulsive film buff) with a mission: test Joe's faith and report back to "the Boss". The jokes and Tests of Faith fly fast and furious as Neil Simon spins a contemporary morality tale like no other in this hilarious comedy."--
The gingerbread lady : a new play by Neil Simon( Book )

12 editions published between 1971 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,005 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"After a short stay in rehab, her best friend age-defying Toby, her daughter Polly, and Jimmy Perry, a gay actor try to help her adjust to sobriety with a jolly birthday party. Enter Lou Tanner, a former lover, who ends up giving her a black eye. The party is a wash out, the "gingerbread lady" falls off the wagon and hits the ropes once again. Later rewritten by Neil Simon as the film Only When I Laugh starring Marsha Mason." -- Publisher's description
The sunshine boys : a new comedy by Neil Simon( Book )

6 editions published between 1972 and 1973 in English and held by 969 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rumors : a farce by Neil Simon( Book )

11 editions published between 1988 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 753 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Broadway bound by Neil Simon( Book )

17 editions published between 1985 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 408 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Neil Simon continues the semiautobiographical trilogy begun with Brighton Beach Memoirs and Biloxi Blues. Broadway Bound begins with the efforts of Eugene Jerome and his older brother to launch a career as a comedy writing team
 
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The collected plays of Neil Simon
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Neil Simon Amerikaans auteur

Neil Simon amerikai drámaíró

Neil Simon auteur dramatique, scénariste

Neil Simon drammaturgo e sceneggiatore statunitense

Neil Simon US-amerikanischer Dramatiker und Drehbuchautor

Nil Sajmon

Simon, Marvin Neil

Simon Marvin Neil 1927-....

Simon, Neil 1927-

Нийл Саймън

Нил Сајмон

Ніл Саймон

Саймон, Нил американский драматург и сценарист

ניל סיימון

סאימאן, ניל 1927-

סיימון, ניל

סיימון, ניל 1927-

סימון, ניל 1927-

نيل سيمون

نیل سایمون

نیل سایمون نمایشنامه‌نویس و فیلمنامه‌نویس آمریکایی

닐 사이먼

사이먼, 니일 1927-

사이먼, 닐 1927-

サイモン, ニール

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Brighton Beach memoirsLost in YonkersPlaza suiteThe odd coupleThe good doctor; a new comedy with musicLast of the red hot loversRumors : a farceBroadway bound