Neil Simon Film Fest

Neil Simon Film Fest

Wed, 03/26/2014 - 6:30pm - Wed, 04/16/2014 - 6:30pm

Geva Theatre Center, WXXI and The Little Theatre are proud to present a Neil Simon film series in celebration of Geva's upcoming production of The Odd Couple.

Please join us for four consecutive Wednesday evenings, beginning March 26th, for Neil Simon Film Fest, as we present four Simon classics. All films begin at 6:30 p.m. in Little Theatre 2, and each will feature a special Q&A session following the screenings. Tickets are $7 per film or $25 for a punch card entitling you to all four films plus a regular run film of your choice. Click here to purchase tickets and reserve your seats today!

During the screenings you'll have a chance to enter a drawing to win two tickets to The Odd Couple at Geva Theatre Center on April 30th. You can also enter online by clicking here. Winners will be notified by email on April 18th.

Films featured in the series are:

Lost in Yonkers with a Q&A led by Erich Van Dussen, Film Critic, Messenger Post Media 
Wednesday, March 26th 
Richard Dreyfuss, Mercedes Ruehl and Irene Worth star in the acclaimed film adaptation of Neil Simon's Pulitzer Prize-winning comedy, Lost in Yonkers. Set during World War II, Lost in Yonkers tells the story of two brothers who are sent to live with their domineering grandmother after their mother's death.  

The Odd Couple with a Q&A with Geva director John Miller-Stephany and the cast of Geva’s production of The Odd Couple
Wednesday, April 2nd
Two friends try sharing an apartment, but their ideas of housekeeping and lifestyles are as different as night and day. Starring Jack Lemmon and Walter Matthau

The Sunshine Boys with a Q&A led by Leah Stacy, Editor-in-Chief, (585) Magazine and a member of the American Theatre Critics Association
Wednesday, April 9th
A feuding comedy team reunites for a television comeback with an Academy Award®-winning performance by George Burns. 

The Goodbye Girl, with a Q&A led by movie critic, author and D&C columnist Jack Garner
Wednesday, April 16th
After being dumped by her live-in boyfriend, an unemployed dancer and her 10-year-old daughter are reluctantly forced to live with a struggling off-Broadway actor. Starring Richard Dreyfuss and Marsha Mason.