The Goodbye Girl

eAudio - unabridged
Audio (1.63 hours)
Product Number: Z100108804
Released: May 07, 2018
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781682660713
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"In this unique audio adaptation of Neil Simon's screenplay, Paula McFadden's a down-on-her-luck actress who's forced to take in a new roommate - the eccentric, noisy, and generally unpleasant Eliot Garfield- who also happens to be an actor. As their careers and finances hit new lows, their reluctant partnership threatens to turn into something neither one wants. An L.A. Theatre Works full-cast recording, starring (in alphabetical order): Ellis Greer and Donna and others; Anna Mathias as multiple characters; Matthew Floyd Miller as Eliot Garfield; Amy Pietz as Paula McFadden; Raini Rodriguez as Lucy; Andre Sogliuzzo as multiple characters; Inger Tudor as Mrs. Crosby and others; Matthew Wolf as Mark Bodine and others; Adam Wylie as multiple characters Directed by Rosalind Ayres. Recorded live in performance at UCLA's James Bridges Theater in January 2018. "

Professional reviews

"I was waiting for the scene when Elliott whips Paula's panties off the shower rod where they are drying. Would it be as funny and poignant as it was in the 1977 movie? I'm here to say that it rocked. Neil Simon's screenplay about a flighty dancer/actress and her level-headed daughter who are forced to share a tiny New York City apartment with an off-off-off Broadway actor still works. L.A. Theatre Works' 90-minute production, recorded live at UCLA's James Bridges Theater, is a comical, soppy pleasure from beginning to end. Matthew Floyd Miller channels Elliot's quirky Midwestern sincerity. Amy Pietz is a scatterbrained traditionalist. And Raini Rodriguez is a revelation as daughter Lucy. So make a big bowl of popcorn, put your feet up, and settle in. A.C.S. © AudioFile 2018, Portland, Maine"

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