The Prisoner of Second Avenue by Bema Productions January 7-28 2018. A review.

The Prisoner of Second Avenue by Bema Productions January 7-28 2018. A review. Now in their fourth season, and operating from the community space, turned black box theatre, at Congregation Emanu-El, Bema Productions continues to impress with their insightful interpretations of classic and often little-known comedies, beginning 2018 with The Prisoner of Second Avenue (playing Saturdays and Sundays January 7-28). Artistic director Zelda Dean … [Read more...]

Brighton Beach Memoirs by Blue Bridge Theatre, a review

Perfect pacing and a masterful blend of comedy, pathos and drama make Brighton Beach Memoirs, Blue Bridge’s second show of the season, a rich and relatable theatrical experience. Modern audiences are perhaps most familiar with prolific playwright Neil Simon’s Tony-award-winning comedy The Odd Couple.  Simon, a native New Yorker, got his start writing for radio and TV but went on earn the distinction of being the most produced playwright of all … [Read more...]

Blue Bridge Repertory Theatre presents Brighton Beach Memoirs July 2nd – 14th 2013

Brighton Beach Memoirs by Neil Simon, Blue Bridge Repertory Theatre’s current production running July 2nd – 14th at the McPherson Theatre is a coming-of-age celebration of family that will resonate with today’s audiences according to director Janet Wright. “No matter what, the family comes first – even if you are angry at someone, you pull together, and you are devoted to one another.” says Wright. Brighton Beach Memoirs, written in 1983, … [Read more...]