The Collected Plays of Neil Simon

The Collected Plays of Neil Simon

Book - 1986-
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This first volume of The Collected Plays of Neil Simon contains the triumphs that put his unique brand of comic genius on the American stage, and made him the most successful playwright of his generation.

This volume includes:
* Come Blow Your Horn
* Barefoot in the Park
* The Odd Couple
* Plaza Suite
* The Star-Spangled Girl
* Promises, Promises
* Last of the Red Hot Lover
* And an Introduction by the author: "Portrait of the Writer as a Schizophrenic"

Neil Simon's mixture of verbal wit and beautifully crafted farce, ethnic humor and insight into universal foible, and above all compassion and understanding, make even his sharpest barbs touch the heart as well as the funny bone. These seven plays, beginning with his unforgettable debut, Come Blow Your Horn , make us laugh uproariously even as we indelibly identify with the objects of our laughter.
Publisher: New York : New American Library, [1986]-
ISBN: 9780452258709
0452258707
9780452258716
0452258715
9780452263581
0452263581
Branch Call Number: 812.54 Sim 2
Characteristics: v. <1-2> ; 23 cm.

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Remembering Neil Simon

Legendary playwright and screenwriter Neil Simon passed away Sunday, August 26, 2018. Born on the 4th of July in 1927, some say Simon redefined American comedy. He was a Broadway and theater box office success for three decades. Neil Simon received numerous accolades throughout his career, including three Tony Awards for The Odd Couple (1965), Biloxi Blues (1985), and Lost in… (more)


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Volumes 1 and 2 are available at our Covington, Mandeville, and Slidell branches. These volumes Includes Barefoot in the Park, The Odd Couple, The Sunshine Boys, California Suite, and others. Simon's play "The Odd Couple" won the Tony Award for Best Play in 1965.


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