"Brighton Beach Memoirs" Play Seeks Boys & Girls
ONLY LOCAL TALENT WILL BE ACCEPTED. Seeking male/female talent ages 12-16 for production of "Brighton Beach Memoirs". See the details below. About the project: "Brighton Beach Memoirs" is the first play in Neil Simon's semi-autobiographical comedic Eugene trilogy, which also includes Biloxi Blues and Broadway Bound. The story of Brighton Beach Memoirs follows almost 15-year-old Eugene Jerome as he grows up in 1937 Brooklyn. Eugene learns about girls, family, relationships, and the impending war. Eugene makes many witty observations about life and the need for family throughout the play, as he interacts with his passionate, quirky Polish-Jewish relatives who provide delicious comic tension. Opening on Broadway in 1983. Brighton Beach Memoirs is the last non-musical play to run over 1,000 consecutive performances on Broadway. Additional information: Call backs (if needed) on Wednesday evening Nov 29th. It is a lovely show which we will mount in the end of April. Rehearsals run from January 14th to March 25th three days per week. There will be 10 performances opening March 27th and closing April 6th. If you're interested, please apply.
Eugene is tuning 15 and just becoming interested in girls. He is a budding writer and keeps a dairy where he chronicles the absurdities of family life.
Laurie is thirteen and bookish. She has a heart condition and is molly-coddled by her mother.
Nora is sixteen and wants to be a dancer. She is ambitious, has stars in her eyes and is at odds with her mother.