Barefoot in the Park
The classic comedy from one of the American Theatre’s greatest wits, Neil Simon!
Directed by Blake White
featuring Thomas Azar, Sheila Kadra, Jim Stark, Jennifer Webb & Mimi Wyche
Paul and Corie Bratter are newlyweds in every sense of the word. After a six-day honeymoon, they get a surprise visit from Corie’s loopy mother and decide to play matchmaker during a dinner with their neighbor-in-the-attic Velasco, where everything that can go wrong, does.
Performances: April 25-27, May 2-4, 7:30 PM. April 28 & May 5, 2 PM. 2019.
HHPS Main Street Theatre, 3000 Main Street.
Join us for our Lean Talk, which will be a special preview of our BOLD 2019/20 season, Sunday, April 28 following the matinee performance. Light refreshments will be served.
Lean Ensemble Theater stages Neil Simon’s classic ‘Barefoot in the Park’ on Hilton Head
Life hands you lemons? Make lemonade, the old saying goes. Acclaimed playwright Neil Simon did just that, blending his happy experiences with his bittersweet memories of a troubled childhood and the death of his beloved wife Joan at age 39 followed by several failed marriages.
But oh, the resulting concoction of comedy spiced with dramatic moments was sweet with success: 17 Tony nominations and three awards; Broadway hits and Hollywood movies.
Early in his career, Neil Simon had came to the conclusion that he should write about what he knows. That meant mining his life for the raw materials he would turn into Broadway gold. Throughout his long career, the playwright, who died last August at age 91, gave audiences plays of urban neurosis and commentary on the human condition.
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