Start: BELLA: Is Momma home? JAY:...

Lost in Yonkers

Arty Kurnitz Bella Kurnitz Jay Kurnitz

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BELLA: Is Momma home?

JAY: No, she’s still at Aunt Gert’s.

BELLA: I don’t want to cry. I don’t want to cry. I don’t want to cry.

[... … …]

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JAY: He had an uncle in Poland who died. He left the money in his will for Pop.

ARTY: You think the Germans would let some Jew in Poland send nine thousand dollars to some Jew in Alabama?

For full extended monologue, refer to the script edition cited here: Neil Simon, Lost in Yonkers, in The Collected Plays of Neil Simon, Volume IV. Simon & Schuster, 1998, pp. 113-116.

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