Brighton Beach Memoirs

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Brighton Beach Memoirs a semi-autobiographical play by Neil Simon.

The original text

The play premiered on Broadway at the Alvin Theatre[1] on March 27, 1983.

Translations and adaptations

Performance history in South Africa

1986: Shirley Firth presented this play starring Joan Brickhill (Kate Jerome) and introducting Ian von Memerty as Eugene, with Michael Brunner (Jack), Cinda Eatock (Nora), Michael Maxwell (Stanley), Miriam Munitz (Laurie) and Anita Scott (Blanche), under Louis Burke’s direction at the André Huguenet and the Nico Malan Theatre in 1986. Set design by Stan Knight, costumes by Joan Brickhill, lighting by Denis Hutchinson.


Brighton Beach Memoirs theatre programme,

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