As Creon in "The People Vs Antigone"
“The cast really does a wonderful job bringing Antigone’s tragic story to the stage in a whole new light…Altschuler’s refusal to change his view as he navigates through an almost separate set of characters himself, was very impressive.”
-- Broadway World
As Rick in "Bigfoot Stole My Wife"
"I so enjoyed the wonders of your work on Bigfoot; it was soaring...My god you guys did a wicked good job on all of the pieces! I had a great time and I appreciate all of your brilliant work...This production was delicious!"
--Ron Carlson, award-winning author of the 8 stories upon which "Bigfoot Stole My Wife" is based
As Polonius in Shakespeare's "Hamlet"
Altschuler, notable as Polonius, portrayed his character
as a three-dimensional
person and not the stereotypical loquacious
-- Close Encounters of the Theatrical
As Baylor in Sam Shepard's "A Lie of the Mind"
"Alan Altschuler, who plays Baylor, Beth's crude father, is menacing and commanding."
-- Theater That Matters
"A strong cast of dedicated actors who work hard to bring this emotional piece to life...Baylor (Alan Altschuler) plays a significant role as he would rather worry about business than his sick daughter."
"This is one of the largest and, across the board, strongest casts The Seeing Place has ever had in one of the company's productions...In particular, Altschuler...One great example is Altschuler's body language - not only do his words express that Baylor doesn't care much about his daughter's fragile condition, but just the way he carries himself shows his total apathy."
As Oberon in Shakespeare's "A
Midsummer Night's Dream"
Altschuler...a standout...as Oberon, king of the fairies,
who towers over the action."
-- New York Theater Buying Guide
As Player and the Player
King in an all-star reading of "Hamlet"
" Alan Altschuler in an impressive
Short and Sweet
As Alexander Serebryakov in Chekhov's "Uncle
" Altschuler owns his part
as the aristocratic spoiled Alexander. A good hearty laugh
is in store at the end of the play, when he urges everyone
everyone else to work harder." --
The Fab Marquee
As Pastor Manders in Ibsen's "Ghosts"
" Alan Altschuler fared well
in this role as Pastor Manders. His naturalism in the role
and ease with the environment made the pivotal arguments
between his character and Mrs. Alving come to life." --
The Fab Marquee
News Flash (updated
I am pleased to announce that this fall I will perform my solo show, “Bigfoot Stole My Wife”, as part of the United Solo Festival on Theatre Row in New York City. This show is an updated version of the one-act play I created in 2013, based on the short stories of Ron Carlson. My solo show combines some of my own personal experiences with Carlson’s stories.
I played the lead role of Creon in the Seeing Place Theater’s production of “The People vs. Antigone”, a modern reimaging of the Greek tragedy.
I played dual roles, a corporate executive and a sickly, ornery father in “Navigator in Love”, the principal production in the Georgian-American Theater Festival.
The horror film, "The Devil's Dolls" (formerly called "Worry Dolls"), in which (spoiler alert!) I get the scissors in the neck, was shown in festivals in the USA and Europe, with distribution deals here and abroad. The film opened in September to good reviews.
I played Abraham in the tongue-in-cheek new play, "The Binding of Isaac", part of the Lama Theater Company's Fest of the Best festival.
I played the roles of Bykov and His Excellency in an adaptation of Dostoevsky's "Poor People", part of the New York International Fringe Festival.
• Played Rick, the central character, in "Bigfoot Stole My Wife", part of the acclaimed BEDLAM Theater Company's Man: Solo Festival of one-act plays. I conceived "Bigfoot..." and co-adapted it based on 8 short stories by the award-winning writer, Ron Carlson.
• Played the central character, Helge, in the Columbia Stages production of "Festen".
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