Broadway Remembers Neil Simon

News   Broadway Remembers Neil Simon
 
The theatre community celebrates the prolific playwright, who passed away August 26.
Elaine Joyce, Neil Simon and Marilu Henner
Elaine Joyce, Neil Simon and Marilu Henner

Award-winning playwright Neil Simon died August 26 at age 91. He was known for his plays Barefoot in the Park, The Odd Couple, The Sunshine Boys, California Suite, and Brighton Beach Memoirs, among many others.

Read: NEIL SIMON, COMEDIC PLAYWRIGHT AND COMMERCIAL POWERHOUSE, DIES AT 91

Mr. Simon was often noted as the most commercially successful American playwright of the latter half of the 20th century. He also succeeded with musicals, collaborating on Little Me, Sweet Charity, Promises, Promises, and They’re Playing Our Song.

In the wake of his death, members of the Broadway community took to Twitter to share their thoughts and memories. See their comments below.























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