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The Gingerbread Lady
Language: en
Pages: 112
Authors: Neil Simon
Categories: Alcoholics
Type: BOOK - Published: 1971 - Publisher:

"Evy Meara is a popular singer who has hit the skids. After a short stay in rehab, her best friend, age-defying Toby, her daughter Polly, and Jimmy Perry, a gay actor, try to help her adjust to sobriety with a jolly birthday party. Enter Lou Tanner, a former lover, who
The Gingerbread Lady
Language: en
Pages: 89
Authors: Neil Simon
Categories: Alcoholics
Type: BOOK - Published: 1971 - Publisher: Samuel French, Incorporated

"After a short stay in rehab, her best friend age-defying Toby, her daughter Polly, and Jimmy Perry, a gay actor try to help her adjust to sobriety with a jolly birthday party. Enter Lou Tanner, a former lover, who ends up giving her a black eye. The party is a
Neil Simon
Language: en
Pages: 256
Authors: Gary Konas
Categories: Performing Arts
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-11-25 - Publisher: Routledge

First Published in 1997.The 16 essays and interviews in this volume explore the background and works of Neil Simon, the most successful playwright in American history. Several of the entries trace Simon's Jewish heritage and its influence on his plays. Although Simon is best known as a writer of a
The Collected Plays of Neil Simon: Little me. The gingerbread lady. The prisoner of Second Avenue. The sunshine boys. The good doctor. God's favorite. California suite. Chapter two
Language: en
Pages: 737
Authors: Gary Konas
Categories: American drama
Type: BOOK - Published: 1971 - Publisher:

Brings together the texts of Simon's Chapter Two, California Suite, God's Favorite, The Good Doctor, The Sunshine Boys, The Prisoner of Second Avenue, The Gingerbread Lady, and Little Me.
Understanding Neil Simon
Language: en
Pages: 193
Authors: Susan Fehrenbacher Koprince
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2002 - Publisher: Univ of South Carolina Press

Koprince (English, U. of North Dakota at Grand Forks) seeks to grant the prolific and popular playwright a measure of the serious literary attention that has passed his work by. She analyzes 16 of Simon's comedies beginning with his first Broadway effort, Blow your horn (1961) and ending with Laughter