REVIEW: “Brighton Beach Memoirs” at Oldcastle

by Gail M. Burns The minute that Sarah Corey makes her entrance as Neil Simon’s indomitable matriarch, Kate Jerome, Oldcastle Theatre Company‘s production of Brighton Beach Memoirs you know who’s in charge here. This is Corey’s second Oldcastle turn as Kate, having played an older iteration in Broadway Bound in 2017, and for those of…

Oldcastle Theatre Company Presents “Brighton Beach Memoirs”

  The most popular American playwright in history was, easily, Neil Simon, and comedic master’s best play, according to many critics, gets a revival at Oldcastle Theatre as the company presents “Brighton Beach Memoirs” opening Friday  July 12th.      Fifteen year old Eugene, modeled on Simon himself, is preoccupied with sex, and the Yankees, a writer-to-be,…

Oldcastle Theatre Company Announces 48th Season

     Playwright John Logan’s Tony Award winning Best Play, “Red“, opens the season with master abstract expressionist Mark Rothko having just launched the biggest commission in the history of modern art, a series of murals for New York’s famed Four Seasons Restaurant. Rothko works feverishly with his young assistant, Ken, in his studio on…

Oldcastle Theatre Presents “Broadway Bound”

Oldcastle Theatre‘s 46th regular season comes to a close with Neil Simon’s warm and wonderful comedy Broadway Bound opening Friday September 29th and running through October 15th. Simon, America’s favorite playwright, has authored several autobiographical works such as Chapter Two and Barefoot in the Park. Broadway Bound tells the interwoven stories of Simon and his brother Danny’s beginnings as…