The Prisoner of Second Avenue

Cinquième Salle March 2, 2019

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Presented in Persan language only.

The Prisoner of Second Avenue is an American black comedy play by Neil Simon. The story revolves around the escalating problems of a middle-aged couple living on Second Avenue on the Upper East Side of Manhattan, New York City. Mel Edison, the main character, has just lost his job after many years and now has to cope with being unemployed at middle age during an economic recession.


  • Venue : Cinquième Salle
  • Producer / Presenter : Compagnie du Théâtre Goussan
  • Text : Neil Simon
  • Translation in persian : Shahram Zargar
  • Production and stage set : Mahlagha Bagheri
  • Cast : Javad Ezzati – Mahlagha Bagheri – Roya Mirelmi – Abbas Jamshidi – Amir Kazemi (Live video)
  • Costumes : Elham Shabani
  • Duration (subject to change without notice) : 1:30
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