Three Things to Know:
- Barefoot in the Park was adapted into a 1967 feature film, starring Robert Redford, Jane Fonda, Mildred Natwick and Charles Boyer.
- The play opened on Broadway at the Biltmore Theatre on October 23, 1963. It was Neil Simon’s longest-running hit, and the tenth-longest running non-musical play in Broadway history.
- Barefoot in the Park was nominated for Four Tony Awards, winning Best Direction of a Play in 1964.
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It’s the 1960s. You meet someone. You get swept off your feet. You fall in love. You marry them. Boom. End of story. At least, that’s what a majority of the films from that time look like. Audrey Hepburn falls in love with Fred Astaire. Debbie Reynolds falls in love with Gene Kelly. Actually … a ton of ladies fall in love with Gene Kelly. But what happens after they fall in love?
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American playwright and screenwriter Neil Simon (1927-2018) is widely regarded as one of the most successful, prolific, and performed playwrights in theatre history. In addition to Lost In Yonkers, which won a Tony Award and Pulitzer Prize, his plays and musicals include Come Blow Your Horn, Little Me, Barefoot in the Park, The Odd Couple, Sweet Charity, The Star-Spangled Girl, Plaza Suite …
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Barefoot in the Park Cast
Barefoot in the Park Creatives
In the Rehearsal Room
On the Stage
ATC Unscripted: A Conversation with Barefoot in the Park Scenic Designer Tim Mackabee
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