Lost in Yonkers

Length: 1 hr and 56 mins
4.4 out of 5 stars (77 ratings)

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Publisher's Summary

Set in Yonkers in 1942, two boys, aged 13 and 16, must spend one year with their austere and demanding grandmother. While the war rages in Europe, Jay and Arty learn the ropes from Uncle Louis and assorted relatives, all peculiar characters. Neil Simon's Pulitzer Prize- and Tony Award-winning play is performed here by a full cast, featuring Barbara Bain, Dan Castellaneta, and more.
(P)2002 L.A. Theatre Works, All Rights Reserved

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  • Pulitzer Prize- and Tony Award-Winning Play

"The range and depth of [the characters] make this production thrilling." (AudioFile)

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Lost In Yonkers

Absolutely heartbreaking! Doesn’t go the way you think it will. I was not expecting this story to be quite so dynamic. Highly recommended.

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Fantastic cast and production. If you love theater you will enjoy this play in every way.

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Timeless! Fantastic! Bravo!

Where does Lost in Yonkers rank among all the audiobooks you’ve listened to so far?

One of the best. Now I want to hear ALL of Neil Simon's plays.

What was one of the most memorable moments of Lost in Yonkers?

When Bella and Grandma have their heart to heart. Hearts are broken, and mended.

What about the narrators’s performance did you like?

The cast is superb.

Was there a moment in the book that particularly moved you?

When Bella shares how she just wants to be loved. I wanted to give her a big hug!

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