TV Movie | | Comedy, Drama
Eugene and Stanley Jerome try to break into show biz as comedy writers while their parents' marriage ends. When the boys' material is broadcast on radio, the family hears their private life played for laughs.
Jonathan Silverman played Eugene Morris Jerome in the Broadway production of "Broadway Bound" and also in the film Brighton Beach Memoirs (1986). Alternatively, Silverman plays Eugene's brother, Stanley Jerome, in this tele-film. Matthew Broderick, who originated the role on Broadway in "Brighton Beach Memoirs," and won a Tony for it, played Eugene in Biloxi Blues (1988), while Corey Parker portrayed Eugene in this tele-movie. Parker was the third actor to play the character in films and TV and the first on television. Also, Parker played Arnold Epstein, an Army buddy of Eugene's, alongside Broderick in Biloxi Blues (1988).
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