Ann's agent, Seymour Schwimmer, got Ann an audition as a one-week replacement in "The Nights of Queen Mary", a thus far year-long running successful Broadway play. If she gets the part, it will be her first ever on Broadway. She does end up getting the part. She invites her parents to attend her premiere performance. What Ann doesn't know is that her father bought sixty-five tickets in total for all their friends in Brewster for that night as a surprise cheering section for Ann. In turn, what Lew is unaware of is that because the ticket agent is aware of his party of sixty-five from Brewster who have to catch the last train back home, they have to leave the theater ten minutes before the climactic end of the play. So Bernard Paperny, the play's director, ends up having to cut ten minutes out of the play for that performance, most of which are at the expense of Ann's eloquent lines. When Ann tells her father not to come to that night's performance but to the one the following night ... Written by
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When Ann and Seymour are outside talking by the hot dog vendor, the same pedestrians keep walking past them. In the close up's of Seymour, pedestrians are walking up behind him but when there are close up's of Ann, they disappear and vice versa. See more