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Sunset Park, written by Marley Sims and Elliot Shoenman, is a comedy/drama that takes place in Brooklyn and explores the contemporary problem of people living longer and facing a myriad of new problems, including more medical conditions and running out of money. The main character is Evelyn Horowitz, a widow in her seventies who lives by herself and is a part-time teacher. Her apartment building is going co-op and when her middle-aged children hear about it, they encourage her to buy; rising real estate prices will secure her future - and enable them to "cash out" when she's gone. No performance Thursday, November 24. Additional performance Sunday, December 4 at 7pm. "A deeply moving, often comical excursion into the life of an aging Brooklyn widow who must overcome the ghosts of her past before she can deal with the self-serving agendas of her two combative middle-aged children... provides a poignant, deeply personal glimpse into the dilemma the elderly and their adult children face as life expectancies continue to increase. " - Daily Variety "... a solid two hours of high-quality acting, thoughtful direction, and well-crafted playwriting." - Backstage West "... addresses senior realities with honesty and humor." - LA Times Recommended - LA Weekly Group Sales Number (10+): 310-551-0918 Appropriate For Ages: 15 and above

Show Details

  • Running Time:1hr 45min (1 intermission)
  • Dates:Closed on
  • Location:Zephyr Theatre, Los Angeles