Palm Beach County Visual Arts

Neil Simon’s “Brighton Beach Memoirs” at Plaza Theater

Neil Simon's Brighton Beach Memoirs at Plaza TheaterOctober 10 – 27 – The Plaza Theatre, 262 S. Ocean Blvd., Manalpan

Get ready to laugh, cry and reminisce as The Plaza Theatre journeys back to 1937 with Neil Simon’s hit play, Brighton Beach Memoirs - October 10-27. This timeless tale of adolescence is highlighted every with nostalgic memorabilia and more during “Back to the Boardwalk” in the theater lobby. Performances run Thursdays, October 10 at 7:30 p.m., thru Sunday, October 27 at 2 p.m. BBM is directed by Andy Rogow. Set in the Brighton Beach section of Brooklyn, New York in September 1937, this coming-of-age comedy focuses on Eugene Morris Jerome (Ryan Mahannah), a Polish-Jewish American teenager who experiences puberty, sexual awakening, and a search for identity as he tries to deal with his family, including his older brother Stanley (Noah Jacobson), his parents Kate (Jessica Peterson) and Jack (Michael Small), Kate’s sister Blanche (Jacqueline Laggy), and her two daughters, Nora (Blaze Powers) and Laurie (Eva Gluck), who come to live there after their father’s death. Noah and Eva are Dreyfoos School of the Arts students. Brighton Beach Memoirs sails into the Plaza Theatre October 10-27 with evening performances at 7:30 p.m. and matinees on Wednesdays. Saturdays and Sunday at 2 p.m. Tickets are $45 each, with special group rates available. Tickets may be purchased at the Box Office, on-line at www.theplazatheatre.net or by calling 561-588-1820.