Lost in Yonkers

Lost in Yonkers

Play


Overview


Synopsis

Lost in Yonkers is a coming of age story set in Yonkers, New York. It is the part of the œEugene Trilogy, but is considered more dramatic and less sentimental. The story is about two brothers, Arty and Jay, who are cared for by their mother and grandmother. Their father is a traveling salesman who is paying off debts to a loan shark. Their mother is dead. The story also includes Arty and Jay's aunt and uncle, who are both dysfunctional in different ways. The play's climax is a confrontation between Grandma Kurnitz and Aunt Bella.


Characters

Male

Lead

Spoken

Female

Lead

Spoken

Male

Lead

Spoken



Show Information

Category
Play
Number of Acts:
2 Acts
Cast Size
small
Casting Notes:
Mostly male cast
Includes early teen, adult, mature adult, elderly, late teen characters