was the “go to” person for Mr. Robert Osborne of Turner Classic Movies in his lecture series as Film Historian until Mr. Osborne’s passing last month. Osborne was a great friend and a great human being, and Alan dedicates this production of La Cage to him. Alan directs readings for the New York Chapter of the Emmy Awards in their ongoing program to encourage new playwrights. Directing: The Cemetery Club, The Gift of Love, Angels in America (Millennium Approaches and Perestroika), Minnie’s Boys, The Sunshine Boys, Ballroom, The Laramie Project, A View from the Bridge, Murder at the Vicarage, I Do, I Do!, Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?, Take Me Out, Glengarry Glen Ross, Twelfth Night, and Awake and Sing at Elmwood, and Clybourne Park, Cabaret, and a workshop production of Grey Gardens at BCP in Oradell. Additionally, Alan has directed The Four Deuces (Hull House Theatre, Chicago) and an original opera of The Dybbuk at Riverspace in Nyack. Acting: Adam (Someone Who’ll Watch Over Me), Larkin (Six Degrees of Separation), Johnnie (Frankie and Johnnie in the Claire de Lune), Sam the Pickleman (Crossing Delancey), Fagin (Oliver!), Big Deal (West Side Story), Bellhop (Lend Me a Tenor), The Preacher Man (The Music Man) and various shows with Al Carmines at Judson Poet’s Theatre. Alan also volunteers each Thursday morning at the Actors Fund Home in Englewood.
Life Member (2009)