February and March 2019

The Prisoner of Second Avenue

Vancouver, Toronto and Montreal

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.

Text: Neil Simon
Director and Scenography: Mahlagha Bagheri
Translation in Persian: Shahram Zargar
Custom: Elham Shabani

Javad Ezzati, Mahlagha Bagheri, Roya Mirelmi, Abbas Jamshidi, Amir Kazemi (Live video)