Brighton Beach Memoirs

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Next up!   Brighton Beach Memoirs March 8 and 9 at 8 pm and March 10 at 3 pm March 15 and 16 at 8 pm and March 17 at 3 pm Ticket Information: http://bit.ly/HACBrightonBeach Tickets Prices: $15 Adults $12 Seniors $5  Students (Grades 3 – 12) $10 each when you order tickets for groups of 10 or more Location: Hilliard Civic and Cultural Arts Center 5425 Center St, Hilliard, OH 43026 For more information: email The Hilliard Arts Council  Brighton Beach Memoirs is part one of Neil Simon’s autobiographical trilogy: a portrait of the writer as a young teen in 1937 living with his family in a crowded, lower middle-class Brooklyn walk-up. Eugene Jerome, standing in for the author, is the narrator and central character. Dreaming of baseball and girls, Eugene must cope with the mundane existence of his family life in Brooklyn: formidable mother, overworked father, and his worldly older brother Stanley. Throw into the mix his widowed Aunt Blanche, her two young (but rapidly aging) daughters and you have a recipe for hilarity, served up Simon-style. This bittersweet memoir evocatively captures the life of a struggling Jewish household where, as his father states “if you didn’t have a...