Details: A staged reading, directed by J'Kalein Madison, starring Gary Kroeger, Kristin Teig Torres, William G. Dawson, Jean Carlisle, Julie Petersen, Fran Guild. The show earned three Tony Award nominations and was made into a 1975 movie with Jack Lemon and Anne Bancroft. This Neil Simon comedy addresses the escalating problems of a middle-aged, high-end Manhattan executive when his company folds and he is out of a job. Noisy neighbors, his plants being killed by air pollution, a robbery, and his psychiatrist dying with an irretrievable $23,000 of his money only add to the mix. Engaging repartee as he and his wife try to solve their problems and the familiarity of coping with the dynamics of life make for an honest and amusing look into the human condition.

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