Beginning with “Brighton Beach Memoirs” last year and plans for “Broadway Bound” next year, Lone Star College-CyFair Drama Department presents Neil Simon’s comedy “Biloxi Blues” this year Feb. 23 through March 4.
In this second part of the Neil Simon autobiographic trilogy tracing his rise as a prominent writer, Eugene Jerome is now a young Army recruit during WWII in basic training in Biloxi, Mississippi. Lessons in life and love take Jerome through manhood amid comedic commentary and harsh realities.
LSC-CyFair Drama Professor Ron Jones directs this show, which is for mature audiences only due to strong language and adult themes. “Biloxi Blues” is produced by special arrangement with Samuel French, Inc., New York City.
Performances are set for 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 23 (preview night); 8 p.m. Fridays, Feb. 4 (a reception will follow) and March 2, 8 p.m. Saturdays, Feb. 25 and March 3 and 3 p.m. Sunday, March 4.
All performances will be held in the Main Stage Theatre, located in the Center for the Arts building at 9191 Barker Cypress. Preview night tickets are $5, general admission is $15 and seniors are $12. Group rates are available. LSC students and employees receive complimentary admission with a valid ID.
For tickets and information, go to LoneStar.edu/boxoffice or call 281.290.5201.