Eugene and Stanley Jerome try to break into show biz as comedy writers while their parents' marriage ends. When the boys' material is broadcast on radio, the family hears their private life played for laughs.

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Eugene and Stanley Jerome try to break into show biz as comedy writers while their parents' marriage ends. When the boys' material is broadcast on radio, the family hears their private life played for laughs.

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This tele-film was made and released about six years after its source play of the same name by Neil Simon was first performed in 1986. The original Broadway production of "Broadway Bound" opened at the Broadhurst Theater in New York on 4th December 1986 and ran for 756 performances until 25th Sepember 1988. The play was nominated for four 1987 Tony Awards including Best Play, Best Featured Actress in a Play (Phyllis Newman), Best Featured Actor in a Play (John Randolph) and Best Actress in a Play (Linda Lavin), it winning the last two categories. Neil Simon wrote the original play script and the screenplay that this filmed production was based on. The play's setting is described in its intro: "Brighton Beach, Brooklyn, NY. February, late 1940s". See more »

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Neil Simon's Broadway Bound
26 August 1999 | by (Marietta, OH) – See all my reviews

With the exception of Cronyn's Emmy Award winning performance as an aged grandfather, this television version of Neil Simon's final installment into the "trilogy" (with Brighton Beach Memoirs, Biloxi Blues) doesn't offer the warmth and heart Simon's plays are known.


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