College of Central Florida’s Visual and Performing Arts Department will present Neil Simon’s 1991 Tony Award and Pulitzer Prize-winning comedy, “Lost in Yonkers,” Thursday-Saturday, March 8-10, starting at 7:30 p.m. and Saturday, March 10, at 3 p.m. at the CF Dassance Fine Arts Center, 3001 S.W. College Road.
The comedy centers on two brothers, Arty and Jay, who live with their grandmother and Aunt Bella while their father travels, trying to earn enough money while working as a salesman to pay off debts incurred since their mother passed away. Over the course of the play, the young boys learn lessons about love, responsibility and the importance of family that will make a lasting impression.
The show is directed by Dr. Kathleen R. Downs, associate theatre professor who has more than 60 productions to her credit as a director and producer. She has a doctorate in theatre from Kent State University and a master’s in education in higher administration from the University of Toledo.
Tickets are $12 for adults and $6 for students. CF students, faculty and staff are free with CF identification. For tickets and more information, call the CF Box Office at 352-873-5810 or visit www.tickets.cf.edu. The box office is located in lobby of the Fine Arts Center and is open from 1 to 4 p.m. and an hour before show time.
This performance is sponsored in part by Senior Learners and produced by special arrangements with Samuel French.