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The Man in 605 
by Alan Gross
Directed by Sheldon Patinkin
1977

Produced at the Theatre de Lys, New York City.
Originally produced & directed by Byrne Piven.
Originally performed by Aidan Quinn & Jeff Perry for the Piven Theatre production.

ENSEMBLE

Byrne Piven*
Dick Cusack
William H. Macy* Joseph Jefferson
Award for Best Actor
Jeff Awards
CREW

Stage Manager:
Blake Levinson
Lights:
Andy Meyers and David Gethmann
Assistant Stage Manager:
Ryan Carrol
Technical Director:
Stuart Flacks
Chairman of Chekhov Benefit:
Maya Friedler
Co-ordinator of Chekhov Benefit:
Sara Nesper
Photography:
Bob Tanner
Box Office:
YPC
Ushers:
YPC
CRITICAL RESPONSE

“Byrne Piven is exceptional. The character is inseparable from the performance. The actor has him bottled, bonded and stashed in his hip pocket.” – Mel Gussow, New York Times

“Byrne Piven offers a vivid portrayal.” – Clive Barnes,New York Post

“Piven gives the performance of his career, and one that is nothing less than triumphant.” – Richard Christiansen, Chicago Tribune

“Piven approaches his craft with rousing appetite. He can turn the key to your heart.” – Glenna Syse, Chicago Sun-Times

“Byrne Piven makes THE MAN IN 605 an unforgettable character – a strong searing portrait. Sheldon Patinkin has directed with intelligence and insight.” – William A. Raldy, Newhouse Newspapers