George Schneider is an author whose wife had just died. His brother Leo gives him the number of Jennie Malone, and somehow they hit it off, and just when things are moving along, the memory of his first wife comes between them.
He's given you "The Odd Couple", "The Goodbye Girl" and "California Suite." He's given you laughter and tears, warmth and wit. He's given you some of the funniest, most charming moments you've ever had in a theater. Now, Neil Simon gives you something more than he has ever before...
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Did You Know?
once said of his play "Chapter Two" in "The Play Goes On" (1999): "Before I could write the play Chapter Two...I felt I had to go to Marsha to get her consent...If this was too personal to go public with, despite the fact that I would try to give the characters their own personalities separate from ours, I would still have to adhere to her wishes. When I finally asked her, she said, 'It's fine with me because what you'd be telling is your story, not mine. You'd write about what was going on in your head and could only presume what was happening to me. If I want to tell my story, maybe I'll put it in my own book one day.' I was enormously grateful for her consent and encouragement, and although I knew I'd made no promises to her, I would have to treat the story as truthfully as I could." See more
I am wonderful, I'm nuts about me, and if you're stupid enough to throw someone sensational like me aside, you don't deserve as good as you've got.
I'm On Your Side
Music by Marvin Hamlisch
Lyrics by Carole Bayer Sager
Sung by Marilyn McCoo See more