Auditions For "Lost In Yonkers" Set For June 18-19

Thursday, June 15, 2017

Auditions for the comedy "Lost In Yonkers" by Neil Simon will be held on June 18-19 from 6:30-8:30 p.m. at Back Alley Productions.  

Registration will take place in the lobby.  No acting experience is necessary.  Performances will be Aug. 18, 19, 20, 25 and 26.

The play will be directed by Ronald King.

Summary:

Brooklyn, 1942, Evelyn Kurnitz has just died following a lengthy illness. Her husband, Eddie Kurnitz, needs to take a job as a traveling salesman to pay off the medical bills incurred, and decides to ask his stern and straight talking mother, from whom he is slightly estranged, if his two early-teen sons, Jay and Arty (who their Grandma insists on calling by their full given names, Jacob and Arthur, which she pronounces "Yakob" and "Artur"), can live with her and their Aunt Bella Kurnitz in Yonkers.



JAY - 16
ARTY - 13 1/2
EDDIE - their father, 41
BELLA - mid-thirties, neat and sweet and pretty
GRANDMA KURNITZ - Eddie and Bella's mother, a big woman, buxom, with a strong and erect body, 70 odd years of age
LOUIE - her other son, 36, doesn't look like he'd be the hugging type
AUNT GERT - mid-to-late thirties, another of Grandma Kurnitz's children



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