The Man in 605
by Alan Gross
Directed by Sheldon Patinkin
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.
William H. Macy* Joseph Jefferson
Award for Best Actor
Andy Meyers and David Gethmann
Assistant Stage Manager:
Chairman of Chekhov Benefit:
Co-ordinator of Chekhov Benefit:
“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