Look Back at the Shows Neil Simon Brought to Broadway

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Mr. Simon, the prolific playwright who produced a string of comic smashes and was the most commercially successful American playwright in the latter half of the 20th century, died August 26.
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Neil Simon, the prolific playwright who produced a string of comic smashes and was the most commercially successful American playwright in the latter half of the 20th century, died August 26.

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

Most playwrights are lucky if they have one play that becomes a household name and a repertory staple. Mr. Simon had several; Barefoot in the Park, The Odd Couple, The Sunshine Boys, California Suite, and Brighton Beach Memoirs were just a selection of his many hits. He also succeeded with musicals, collaborating on Little Me; Sweet Charity; Promises, Promises; and They’re Playing Our Song.

Flip through the many shows he brought to Broadway below:

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