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Neil Simon at the Neil Simon--a celebration of the works of one of America's most talented and prolific playwrights--will be presented by Time magazine as a benefit for Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS on Monday, June 26, at 7:30pm in the Broadway theater that bears Simon's name, located at 250 West 52nd Street.

Subtitled The Playwright's the Thing II, the event will feature excerpts from such Simon plays as Biloxi Blues, Chapter Two, God's Favorite, Last of the Red Hot Lovers, Laughter on the 23rd Floor, Lost in Yonkers, The Prisoner of Second Avenue, and The Odd Couple, and will star Roger Bart, Mark Blum, Kristin Chenoweth, Charles S. Dutton, Jennifer Ehle, Calista Flockhart, Rosemary Harris, Julie Kavner, Robert Klein, Jane Krakowski, Nathan Lane, John Larroquette, Eugene Levy, Natasha Lyonne, Marsha Mason, Debra Monk, Bebe Neuwirth, Bronson Pinchot, John Ritter, Paul Rudd, Lynne Thigpen, and Mary Louise Wilson. Walter Bobbie will direct.

Tickets for the performance are available at $50 to $2,500; the higher-priced tickets include a pre-show cocktail reception and/or a VIP dinner with the cast immediately following the show at Dish of Salt, 133 West 47th Street.

For information, phone BC/EFA's Frank Conway at 212-840-0770, ext. 272.

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