LOST IN YONKERS
BY NEIL SIMON
TACT/THE ACTORS COMPANY THEATRE
NOMINATED FOR OUTSTANDING REVIVAL.
"A WARMLY SATISFYING revival…LOVELY…MOVING…The director Jenn Thompson and her ACCOMPLISHED cast strike an ideal balance between poignancy and humor in this delicately calibrated production.”
- The New York Times
"OFF-BROADWAY OR NOT THIS IS A MAJOR REVIVAL...a production that will make even confirmed anti-Simonites rethink their position. I'VE NEVER SEE A MORE EMOTIONALLY PERSUASIVE SIMON REVIVAL."
- The Wall Street Journal
"HEARTWARMING...PITCH-PERFECT...a uniformly WONDERFUL cast"
- Entertainment Weekly
"A PERFECT BALANCE between humor and tragedy. The director, Jenn Thompson, tips that balance a tiny bit toward the tragic, and it works!"
- The New Yorker
“EVOCATIVE…POWERFUL…Jenn Thompson leads her cast through an endearing revival.”
- TimeOut NY
“Quietly DEVASTATING…FUNNIER THAN EVER…This intimate, off-Broadway staging differs from the original in several ways — and, if anything, packs even more of an emotional wallop.”
- The New York Post
“PERFECTION...HEARTBREAKING…brought to vivid life by an excellent company under Jenn Thompson’s astute direction.”
- Roma Torre, NY1
“An ABSOLUTE DELIGHT…resonates with sorrow, regret, and repressed anger, as well as glimmers of hope.”
- Associated Press
“STRIKING…HARROWING…Thompson’s cast is TOPNOTCH.”
- The Daily News
“SUPERB…SOLID GOLD REVIVAL…the entire cast mines Simon's autobiographical backward glance for every comic and dramatic moment”
“PERFECTION…even more TOUCHING and ROAR-OUT-LOUD funny in its current incarnation…
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- The Huffington Post
"A BEAUTIFULLY RENDERED PRODUCTION...Simon’s plays require intimacy, and that is exactly what director Jenn Thompson has created...FUNNY AND BEAUTIFULLY ACTED, 'Lost in Yonkers' by TACT is A TRIUMPH".
- One Magazine
"Lost in Yonkers makes a TRIUMPHANT return to New York City in this LOVELY and INTIMATE
revival...JENN THOMPSON'S DIRECTING IS EXCELLENT...Funny, tearful and nostalgic, 'Lost in Yonkers' is one of the crown jewels in the Neil Simon canon and with the WONDERUL care taken in this production, it is definitely NOT TO BE MISSED – for any reason!"
- Stage Buzz
"REMARKABLE...HILARIOUS...layers of memory, pain, compromise... throw in Jenn Thompson’s CAREFUL AND LOVING DIRECTION, and you have a A TRULY MEMORABLE EVENING OF THEATRE...this is a MUST-SEE if you want to see the best play Neil Simon ever wrote, served up to PERFECTION."
- DC Theatre Scene