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The Neil Simon collection

Label
The Neil Simon collection
Title
The Neil Simon collection
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • Ten classic Neil Simon plays (ca. 90 minutes each) are brought together in one collection
  • Barefoot in the park: 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
  • Plaza Suite a farce set on three brief encounters in the same suite at the famed Plaza Hotel in New York
  • California suite: The story of five couples who have come to the Beverly Hills Hotel for diverse reasons and who must all confront some rather amusing personal dilemmas
  • Brighton Beach memoirs: Fifteen-year-old Eugene Jerome is desperately trying to uncover life's mysteries, but his family keeps hiding the clues
  • Broadway bound: The third and final installment of the playwright's acclaimed semi-autobiographical trilogy. After returning home from World War II, Eugene Jerome pairs up with his brother Stanley to break into the world of professional comedy writing. But a family crisis threatens to destroy their dreams of success
  • The odd couple: 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
  • Prisoner of Second Avenue presents a humorous story of a married couple trying to survive life in their New York apartment building
  • Chapter two: A widower and a divorcee both fear they will never find love again. But a grudging five-minute meeting between them blossoms into a passionate romance-- until they decide to marry
  • Biloxi blues: 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
  • Lost in Yonkers: Set in Yonkers in 1942, two boys, aged 13 and 16, must spend one year with their austere and demanding grandmother. While the war rages in Europe, Jay and Arty learn the ropes from Uncle Louie and assorted relatives, all peculiar characters
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BTCTA
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Simon, Neil
Form of composition
not applicable
Format of music
not applicable
Literary text for sound recordings
drama
Music parts
not applicable
PerformerNote
Various readers: Barefoot in the park / performed by Norman Aronovic, Laura Linney, J. Fred Shiffman, Judy Simmons and Eric Stoltz -- Plaza suite / performed by Edward Asner, Michelle Costa, Richard Dreyfuss, Hector Elizondo, Amy Irving, Marsha Mason, Alfred Molina, Kerry Shale, Joe Spano and JoBeth Williams -- California suite / performed by Dennis Boutsikaris, Bruce Davison, Marsha Mason and Amy Pietz -- Brighton Beach memoirs / performed by Max Casella, Peter Michael Goetz, Valerie Harper, Alexana Lambros, Anna Sophie Loewenberg, Jonathan Silverman and Joyce Van Patten -- Broadway bound / performed by Caroline Aaron, Dan Castellaneta, Kyle Colerider-Krugh, James Gleason, Alan Mandell, Jonathan Silverman, JoBeth Williams and Scott Wolf -- The odd couple / performed by Dan Castellaneta, Stanley DeSantis, Steven Hack, Jamie Hanes, Nathan Lane, David Paymer, Linda Purl and Yeardley Smith -- The prisoner of Second Avenue / performed by Annie Abbott, Lorin Dreyfuss, Richard Dreyfuss, Betty Garrett, Sharon Madden and Marsha Mason -- Chapter two / performed by David Dukes, Sharon Gless, Gates McFadden and Grant Shaud -- Biloxi blues / performed by Justine Bateman, Rob Benedict, Joshua Biton, John Cabrera, Matthew Patrick Davis, Steve Rankin, Josh Radnor, Russell Soder and Darby Stanchfield -- Lost in Yonkers / performed by Barbara Bain, Gia Carides, Dan Castellaneta, Ben Diskin, Arye Gross, Roxanne Hart and Kenneth Schmidt
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L.A. Theatre Works
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  • United States
  • United States
  • Marriage
  • Married people
  • Jewish families
  • Jewish teenagers
  • Dysfunctional families
  • Roommates
  • Radio comedy writers
  • Basic training (Military education)
  • Hotels
  • Apartment houses
  • New York (N.Y.)
  • Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.)
  • Yonkers (N.Y.)
  • American drama (Comedy)
  • American drama
  • Drama
  • American drama
  • American drama (Comedy)
  • Apartment houses
  • Armed Forces
  • Basic training (Military education)
  • Drama
  • Dysfunctional families
  • Hotels
  • Jewish families
  • Jewish teenagers
  • Marriage
  • Married people
  • Radio comedy writers
  • Roommates
  • Mississippi
  • New York (State)
  • New York (State)
  • New York (State)
Transposition and arrangement
not applicable
Label
The Neil Simon collection
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Title from container
  • Label on compact discs display individual play title only
  • Duration: 16:00:00
  • Compact discs, originally produced between 1992 and 2010
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
audio disc
Carrier category code
  • sd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
  • spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Biloxi blues
  • Lost in Yonkers
  • Barefoot in the park
  • Plaza suite
  • California suite
  • Brighton Beach memoirs
  • Broadway bound
  • The odd couple
  • The prisoner of Second Avenue
  • Chapter two
Control code
607974809
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Extent
20 audio discs (960 min.)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781580817899
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
mass produced
Kind of material
plastic with metal
Lccn
2014625143
Media category
audio
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • s
Other physical details
digital
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
(OCoLC)607974809
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
The Neil Simon collection
Publication
Note
  • Title from container
  • Label on compact discs display individual play title only
  • Duration: 16:00:00
  • Compact discs, originally produced between 1992 and 2010
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
audio disc
Carrier category code
  • sd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
  • spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Biloxi blues
  • Lost in Yonkers
  • Barefoot in the park
  • Plaza suite
  • California suite
  • Brighton Beach memoirs
  • Broadway bound
  • The odd couple
  • The prisoner of Second Avenue
  • Chapter two
Control code
607974809
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Extent
20 audio discs (960 min.)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781580817899
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
mass produced
Kind of material
plastic with metal
Lccn
2014625143
Media category
audio
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • s
Other physical details
digital
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
(OCoLC)607974809
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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