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Simon, Neil

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Brighton Beach memoirs by Neil Simon( Book )

50 editions published between 1983 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 2,567 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
The collected plays of Neil Simon by Neil Simon( Book )

8 editions published in 1971 in English and held by 2,388 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
Lost in Yonkers by Neil Simon( Book )

31 editions published between 1990 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,908 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
The odd couple by Neil Simon( Book )

44 editions published between 1966 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,759 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
Plaza suite by Neil Simon( Book )

34 editions published between 1969 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 1,571 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Neil Simon's hilarious comedy follows three brief encounters in the same suite at the famed Plaza Hotel in New York City
Biloxi blues by Neil Simon( Book )

32 editions published between 1985 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 1,553 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eugene Jerome, a naive recruit from Brooklyn, is sent to boot camp in Biloxi, Mississippi where he encounters a tough drill sergeant and an eclectic group of fellow recruits
The comedy of Neil Simon by Neil Simon( Book )

20 editions published between 1971 and 1973 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,405 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

California suite : a new comedy by Neil Simon( Book )

13 editions published between 1976 and 1998 in English and held by 1,369 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Visitors from New York, Philadelphia, London, and Chicago are the protagonists in four playlets set in the Beverly Hills Hotel
Best plays of the sixties by Stanley Richards( Book )

1 edition published in 1970 in English and held by 1,267 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fiddler on the Roof
Chapter two : a new comedy by Neil Simon( Book )

14 editions published between 1977 and 1981 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,256 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A comedy that concerns a writer, George Schneider, whose wife has recently died, and an actress, Jennie Malone, who has just gotten a divorce. Although neither is interested in another romance so soon, they fall in love, much to the chagrin of George's brother Leo and Jennie's friend Faye, who have brought the two together
The odd couple by Gene Saks( Visual )

32 editions published between 1967 and 2020 in English and Multiple languages and held by 1,191 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two divorced men (one fastidious to a fault, the other an incredible slob) share a New York apartment
The good doctor; a new comedy with music by Neil Simon( Book )

11 editions published in 1974 in English and held by 1,173 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 )

22 editions published between 1970 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 1,143 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
The heartbreak kid by Bobby Farrelly( Visual )

20 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in English and German and held by 1,071 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 six weeks. He almost immediately discovers that his new bride is a nightmare with more baggage than he can handle. 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, and 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
I ought to be in pictures : a new comedy by Neil Simon( Book )

8 editions published between 1979 and 1981 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,063 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
Barefoot in the park : a new comedy by Neil Simon( Book )

12 editions published between 1963 and 1967 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,053 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This comedic play follows the trials and tribulations of newlyweds in their first apartment
Barefoot in the park( Visual )

42 editions published between 1967 and 2013 in English and German and held by 1,052 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A comedy about a young newlywed couple in New York and the difficulties that they encounter in adjusting to marriage and life together in a fifth-floor walk-up apartment
God's favorite : a new comedy by Neil Simon( Book )

17 editions published between 1969 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,015 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 )

11 editions published between 1971 and 2011 in English and held by 990 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Evy Meara is a popular singer who has hit the skids. 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."--Publisher Samuel French
The sunshine boys : a new comedy by Neil Simon( Book )

6 editions published between 1972 and 1973 in English and held by 955 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The play is about two vaudeville performers that have fallen out 11 years earlier and are asked to reunite for a TV special
 
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Alternative Names
Neil Simon

Neil Simon American playwright, writer, academic

Neil Simon americký dramatik

Neil Simon Amerikaans auteur

Neil Simon amerikai drámaíró

Neil Simon Amerikalı oyun yazarı, senarist

Neil Simon amerykański dramaturg, scenarzysta filmowy

Neil Simon auteur dramatique, scénariste

Neil Simon auteur dramatique, scénariste américain

Neil Simon dramaturg și scenarist american

Neil Simon drammaturgo e sceneggiatore statunitense

Neil Simon escritor y guionista estadounidense

Neil Simon US-amerikanischer Dramatiker und Drehbuchautor

Nil Sajmon

Simon Marvin Neil

Simon, Marvin Neil‏ 1927-

Simon Marvin Neil 1927-2018

Simon, Neil 1927-

Νιλ Σάιμον

Нийл Саймън

Нил Сајмон

Ніл Сайман амэрыканскі драматург і сцэнарыст

Ніл Саймон

Саймон, Нил американский драматург и сценарист

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Նիլ Սայմոն ամերիկացի դրամատուրգ և սցենարիստ

ניל סיימון

סאימאן, ניל 1927-

סאימאן, ניל, 1927-2018

סיימאן, ניל, 1927-2018

סיימון, ניל

סיימון, ניל 1927-

סיימון, ניל, 1927-2018

סימון, מרוין ניל

סימון, ניל 1927-

סמון, ניל, 1927-2018

نيل سيمون

نيل سيمون كاتب مسرحي وروائي سينمائي أمريكي

نیل سایمون

نیل سایمون نمایشنامه‌نویس و فیلمنامه‌نویس آمریکایی

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닐 사이먼

사이먼, 니일 1927-

사이먼, 닐 1927-

사이몬, 닐 1927-

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