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    • The Neil Simon Collection

    • By: Neil Simon
    • Narrated by: Dan Castellaneta, Nathan Lane, Richard Dreyfuss, and others
    • Length: 17 hrs and 23 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 153
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 137
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 136

    Ten essential plays by Neil Simon, one of the world’s most celebrated, translated, and widely performed playwrights, including Barefoot in the Park, The Odd Couple, Plaza Suite, Brighton Beach Memoirs, and more.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Good, but missing something

    • By Michael on 12-28-12

    Regular price: $24.95

    • The Goodbye Girl

    • By: Neil Simon
    • Narrated by: Ellis Greer, Anna Mathias, Matthew Floyd Miller, and others
    • Length: 1 hr and 37 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 9
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 9
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 9

    In this unique audio adaptation of Neil Simon’s screenplay, Paula McFadden’s a down-on-her-luck actress who’s forced to take in a new roommate - the eccentric, noisy, and generally unpleasant Eliot Garfield - who also happens to be an actor. As their careers and finances hit new lows, their reluctant partnership threatens to turn into something neither one wants.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Very enjoyable rendition of this funny play

    • By Amazon Customer on 10-08-18

    Regular price: $4.87

    • Brighton Beach Memoirs

    • By: Neil Simon
    • Narrated by: Valerie Harper, Jonathan Silverman, full cast
    • Length: 1 hr and 54 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 59
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 39
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 40

    Neil Simon's darkly funny memoir of his family in 1930s Brooklyn is presented here by a full cast featuring Valerie Harper, Jonathan Silverman, and Max Casella.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Brighton Beach Memoirs

    • By Thomas on 08-02-08

    Regular price: $6.95

    • Plaza Suite

    • By: Neil Simon
    • Narrated by: JoBeth Williams, Edward Asner, Hector Elizondo, and others
    • Length: 1 hr and 41 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 65
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 35
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 36

    Hilarity abounds in this portrait of three couples successively occupying a suite at the Plaza Hotel. A suburban couple takes a suite while their house is being painted, a Hollywood producer calls a childhood sweetheart for a little sexual diversion, and a mother and father fight about the best way to get their daughter, the bride, out of the bathroom and back to the wedding.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • I wish I could see the original play

    • By John Lane on 10-10-12

    Regular price: $6.95

    • The Odd Couple

    • By: Neil Simon
    • Narrated by: Nathan Lane, David Paymer, full cast
    • Length: 1 hr and 30 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 111
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 65
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 66

    Poker buddies Felix Ungar and Oscar Madison suddenly find themselves bachelors again and innocently decide to share an apartment. In this classic comedy by America's most prolific and successful playwright, these two wildly mismatched roommates bring down the house when they try to live together in one eight-room New York City apartment. Performed by a full cast starring Nathan Lane, David Paymer, Dan Castellaneta, Yeardley Smith, and more!

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Capturing the spirt of the stage

    • By Berrett M on 01-30-05

    Regular price: $6.95

    • Lost in Yonkers

    • By: Neil Simon
    • Narrated by: Barbara Bain, Dan Castellaneta, full cast
    • Length: 1 hr and 57 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 62
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 39
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 40

    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.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Excellent!

    • By Gabrielle Britton on 08-15-17

    Regular price: $6.95

    • Chapter Two

    • By: Neil Simon
    • Narrated by: David Dukes, Sharon Gless, full cast
    • Length: 1 hr and 29 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 17
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 8
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 8

    A widowed New York novelist fears he may never love again and has no interest in dating. Neither does smart, attractive Jennie Malone, who has just returned from getting a Mexican divorce. A meeting between them blossoms into a passionate, witty romance - until they decide to marry.

    Regular price: $6.95

    • Broadway Bound (Dramatization)

    • By: Neil Simon
    • Narrated by: Dan Castellaneta, Caroline Aaron, Kyle Colerider-Krugh, and others
    • Length: 1 hr and 59 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 17
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 12
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 12

    Having returned from World War II, Eugene Jerome and his brother Stanley pair up to break into the world of professional comedy writing. Inspiration strikes when they aim their sights on their dysfunctional family - and the network broadcasts it nationwide!

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • entertaining

    • By Lisa on 05-02-09

    Regular price: $6.95

    • The Prisoner of Second Avenue

    • By: Neil Simon
    • Narrated by: Richard Dreyfuss, Marsha Mason, full cast
    • Length: 1 hr and 36 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 19
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 11
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 11

    Richard Dreyfuss, Marsha Mason, and Neil Simon strike comic gold in this classic tale of a married couple trying to survive life in their New York apartment building. Fresh from their wildly successful West End revival, Dreyfuss and Mason "effortlessly convey the abrasions - and affection - of a longtime marriage," says Variety.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Not Simon’s Best

    • By EAlex on 08-29-18

    Regular price: $6.95

    • California Suite

    • By: Neil Simon
    • Narrated by: Dennis Boutsikaris, Bruce Davison, Marsha Mason, and others
    • Length: 1 hr and 43 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 6
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 6
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6

    Visitors try to retrieve lost daughters, remember drunken nights, deal with denial in a big way best friends coming unraveled. Just like Simon’s Plaza Suite (also available from L.A. Theatre Works), we have four couples who separately inhabit the same Beverly Hills hotel suite, bringing along their problems, anxieties, and comical marital dilemmas.

    Regular price: $6.95

    • Neil Simon's Eugene Trilogy

    • Brighton Beach Memoirs, Biloxi Blues, Broadway Bound
    • By: Neil Simon
    • Narrated by: Dan Castellaneta, Jonathan Silverman, Justine Bateman
    • Length: 5 hrs and 46 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 18
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 16
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 16

    Here is Neil Simon’s acclaimed semi-autobiographical Eugene Trilogy, including Brighton Beach Memoirs. In the first installment of the trilogy, 14-year-old Eugene is preoccupied by his passion for the Yankees and his lust for his beautiful cousin. Biloxi Blues, The second hilarious installment of the Eugene Trilogy follows our naïve hero and his sadistic drill sergeant through boot camp in Biloxi, Mississippi.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Two Excellent Performances of a Great Trilogy

    • By Readin' and Rockin' on 07-03-15

    Regular price: $14.95

    • Barefoot in the Park

    • By: Neil Simon
    • Narrated by: Norman Aronovic, Laura Linney, full cast
    • Length: 1 hr and 42 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 419
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 379
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 375

    A brand new lawyer and his young bride have returned from their honeymoon and are moving into their new high-rent apartment. In order to reach this "charming" dwelling, they must first climb six creaking flights of stairs. Once there, they find the place is absolutely bare of furniture, the paint job is all wrong, the skylight leaks, there is room for only one twin bed, and the wacky neighbors pop up at the worst times.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • As much fun as the movie

    • By Allyvp on 11-24-07

    Regular price: $6.95

    • VangoNotes for Biology

    • Concepts and Connections, 5/e
    • By: Neil Campbell, Jane Reese, Eric Simon
    • Length: Not Yet Known
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 6
    • Performance
      0 out of 5 stars 0
    • Story
      0 out of 5 stars 0

    Biology can be a challenging subject for non-science students, but now--with MP3 Tutor Sessions narrated by co-author Eric Simon--students get the help they need for making sense of it all! MP3 Tutor Sessions carefully walk students through the most difficult biological concepts like mitosis and meiosis, cellular respiration, and photosynthesis. Downloadable, portable MP3 Tutor Sessions: great for today's active students, a must for non-native speakers and for students with auditory learning styles.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Only if you can't access the online CD features

    • By Tracy on 11-06-07

    Regular price: $15.95

    • Biloxi Blues

    • By: Neil Simon
    • Narrated by: Justine Bateman, Josh Radnor, Rob Benedict, and others
    • Length: 1 hr and 52 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 37
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 17
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 17

    Neil Simon's hilarious, semi-autobiographical Tony Award-winning play stars Josh Radnor and Justine Bateman. This production features an exclusive interview with the prolific playwright.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Great cast!

    • By Lisa on 05-02-09

    Regular price: $6.95

    • College Boys: Gay Erotic Stories

    • By: Shane Allison (editor), Rob Rosen, Simon Sheppard, and others
    • Narrated by: Preston Fitzcharge
    • Length: 6 hrs and 54 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 44
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 40
    • Story
      3 out of 5 stars 40

    First feelings of lust for another boy, all-night study sessions, the excitement of a student hot for a teacher...is it any wonder that college boys are the objects of fantasy the world over? Whether toweling off after a swm, lurking in the library stacks, or engaging in some male bonding at the frat house, these gorgeous undergrads are good for page-turning, arousing action.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Something for Everyone

    • By Steve Worley on 04-01-12

    Regular price: $19.95

    • VangoNotes for Essential Biology, 3/e

    • By: Neil Campbell, Jane Reese, Eric Simon
    • Length: Not Yet Known
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      0 out of 5 stars 0
    • Story
      0 out of 5 stars 0

    You're busy. We get it. With VangoNotes you can study "in between" all the other things you need to get done. VangoNotes gives you the confidence you need to succeed in the classroom. They're flexible; just download and go. And, they're efficient. Use them in your car, at the gym, walking to class, wherever. Get yours today and start studying.

    Regular price: $15.95

    • VangoNotes for Essential Biology with Physiology, 2/e

    • By: Neil Campbell, Jane Reese, Eric Simon
    • Length: Not Yet Known
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 4
    • Performance
      0 out of 5 stars 0
    • Story
      0 out of 5 stars 0

    You're busy. We get it. With VangoNotes you can study "in between" all the other things you need to get done. VangoNotes gives you the confidence you need to succeed in the classroom. They're flexible; just download and go. And, they're efficient. Use them in your car, at the gym, walking to class, wherever. Get yours today and start studying.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Excellent Supplement!

    • By Victoria on 09-28-07

    Regular price: $15.95