Glenn Alterman

Glenn Alterman
Glenn Alterman is a multi- award winning playwright, the author of thirty one theater related books (including 10 books of original monologues, and monologues from his published plays), a screenwriter, and a highly respected monologueaudition acting coach.

Mr. Alterman is the recipient of a 2017 and 2018 French Arts Grant. Most recently he was chosen as a Jerry Kaufman Award Recipient.

He received the first Julio T. Nunez Artists Grant, The Arts and Letters Award in Drama, the Bloomington Playwrights Project Award (Reva Shiner Award) and has won over 60 playwriting awards, including being a five-time finalist at The Actors Theater of Louisville, Ten- Minute Play Competition.

He holds the world record for being The Author of The Most Published Original Monologues For Actors ( and soon The Guinness Book of World Records).

His plays and monologues have appeared in over 40 Best Play, Best Short Play and Best Monologue anthologies

His plays and monologues have been selected published in over 40 Best of... Anthologies,

Coulda-Woulda-Shoulda won the Three Genres Playwriting Competition- twice. The prize included ongoing publication of the play (along with plays by Edward Albee and William Inge) in the Prentice Hall college textbook The Writing of Poetry, Prose and Drama. It is one of the most widely used writing textbooks in colleges today.

Mr. Alterman wrote the book for Heartstrings: The National Tour (commissioned by DIFFA, the Design Industries Foundation for Aids), a thirty-five city tour that starred Michelle Pfeiffer, Ron Silver, and Susan Sarandon, among others. Other plays include Kiss Me When Its Over starring and directed by Andre De Shields. Mr. Altermans work has been performed at Primary Stages, Ensemble Studio Theater (EST), Circle in the Square Downtown, Playwrights Horizons, HERE, LaMaMa, Circle Repertory Theater Company, at the Duplex, Playwrights Horizons, at several theaters on Theater Row in New York, as well as at many theaters around the country and on three continents.





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