Production

Lost In Yonkers
Written by Neil Simon

Lost In Yonkers 

directed for PTAG by Kathy S. Dinsmore

By America's great comic playwright, this memory play is set in a Yonkers in 1942. The hit Broadway production featured Irene Worth, Mercedes Ruehl and Kevin Spacey in award-winning performances. Bella, is 35-years-old, mentally challenged and living at home with her mother, stern Grandma Kurnitz . As the play opens, ne'r do-well son Eddie deposits his two young sons on the old lady's doorstep. He is financially strapped and taking to the road as a salesman. The boys are left to contend with Grandma, with Bella and her secret romance, and with Louie, her brother, a small-time hood in a strange new world called Yonkers.

"The best play Simon ever wrote."-New York Post

Cast

Jay..........................Michael Depp-Hutchinson

Arty..........................................Daniel Weimer

Eddie....................................Josh Widdowson

Bella........................................Morgan Barrett

Grandma Kurnitz.....................Debra Dinsmore

Louie.................................................Doug Fye

Gert...........................................Tracey Young

   This production was staged February 29, March 1, 7, & 8, 2008 with a matinee performance on March 2, 2008 at the Punxsutawney Area Middle School. The production was assisted by Matt Dinsmore as Stage Manager and Terri Studebaker as Chief Technician. The play was done with special arrangement with Samuel French, Inc.


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