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2013


11/7 - Alex performs a selection from Grant Ginder’s “Driver’s Education”, as a part of Sweet!


10/8-10/20 - Cole Porter’s Mexican Hayride runs with Musicals Tonight, and the critics love it!


9/22 - Alex starts rehearsals for Musicals Tonight’s Mexical Hayride, by Cole Porter!


8/12 - Alex competes in The Callback at 54 Below! Check out his rendition of ‘Green Finch and Linnet Bird’!


7/22 - Alex sings in 54 Below’s The Callback Open Call!


7/15-21 - The Pirates of Finance performs as part of the NYMF festival, and critics love it!


6/13 - Alex’s play Waiting for the G receives its third reading, starring Broadway’s Jared Zirilli (Lysistrata Jones)!


6/2 - Alex is cast in The Pirates of Finance part of the New York Musical Theatre Festival. Performs July 15-20 at the Signature Center!


4/4 - Alex performs Tim Doody’s internationally-read piece “The Heretic” as a part of SWEET! Actors Reading Writers Series.


1 - 3/13 - Alex serves as Logistics Manager and Artist Liaison for Asylum Artist Retreat!


1/28/13 - Alex’s play Waiting for the G receives its second reading.


2012


12/11-12 - The 29-hour reading of Amazing Grace is performed at Lincoln Center’s Clark Studio Theatre, starring Josh Young and Robbie Benson!


12/8 - Babes in Toyland performs at Lincoln Center’s Avery Fisher Hall, and rehearsals begin for the 29-Hour reading of Amazing Grace.


11/30 - Rehearsals for Babes in Toyland begin!


11/9 - Alex rejoins Amazing Grace for the 29-Hour reading in December!


10/26 - Alex is cast in the Little Orchestra Society’s Babes in Toyland, to be performed at Lincoln Center’s Avery Fisher Hall!


6/10 -Amazing Grace closes at Goodspeed, after selling out 90% of its performances.


5/31 - Alex joins Actors’ Equity, for the final two weeks of Amazing Grace!


5/17 - Amazing Grace opens at Goodspeed’s Norma Terris Theatre!


4/24 - Rehearsals begin for Amazing Grace, at the Goodspeed Opera House!


3/16 - Alex is cast in Amazing Grace, at Goodspeed Opera House, directed by Gabriel Barre! Runs 5/17 - 6/10.


2/25 - A reading of Alex’s new script, Waiting for the G, is performed by a cast including Jared Zirilli (Lysistrata Jones) and Eddie Cooper!


2/23 - Alex performs in a reading of Cole Porter’s Nymph Errant, for Prospect Theatre’s upcoming summer production!


1/5 - Alex returns to the United States from a three-week trip to Israel and Jordan!



2011


12/1-11 - MOP’s One Hot Kitchen performs at the Medicine Show Theatre!


12/2011 - Alex is featured in the “Aluminaries” section of IC View, Irthaca College’s magazine!


11/1 - Rehearsals begin for One Hot Kitchen, performing December 1-4 and 8-11 at the Medicine Show Theatre!


10/30 - Odyssey closes to a sold-out crowd at the American Theatre of Actors! Featured on Playbill!


9/15 - Alex is cast in the Araca Group‘s Odyssey, performing Off-Broadway, at the American Theatre of Actors , October 21 - 30th! Featured on Playbill, Broadway World, and Theatre Mania!


7/5 - Rehearsals begin for Bard SummerScape’s Bitter Sweet, directed by Michael Gieleta!


6/27 - Alex performs at Prospet Theatre’s 2011 Annual Gala: Make Our Garden Grow!

- Also, Billy Blythe is featured in an article published by The New Yorker!


6/24 - Alex performs in The Araca Group’s reading of Odyssey!


6/21 - Alex is cast in M.O.P.’s world premier One Hot Kitchen! Performs December 1-11!


6/20 - 21 - Alex plays the title role in Billy Blythe, which is featured in The New Yorker, and is covered by the BBC, WSJ, HuffPo, Reuters, TIMEUSA Today, and others!


6/2 - Alex is cast as Eurylochus in The Araca Group’s reading of Odyssey!


5/9 - The Underclassman [29-hour reading] performs at the McCarter Theatre, under the direction of Scott Schwartz!


5/8 - Alex is cast as Billy Blythe in the Metropolis Opera Projects’s upcoming reading of Billy Blythe, directed by Broadway’s Zach James! Performs June 19th and 20th.

5/1 - Rehearsals begin for The Underclassman, directed by Scott Schwartz!


4/11 - Alex is cast in the 29-hour reading of Peter Mills and Cara Reichel’s The Underclassman!

Performs May 9th at the McCarter Theatre.


4/10 - Obesa Cantavit finishes its sold-out run with the Metropolis Opera Project!


3/31 - The Vagina Monologues + A Memory, a Monologue, a Rant, and a Prayer performs to a sold-out crowd at The Snapple Theatre!


3/23 - Alex is cast in Bard Summerscape’s August production of Bitter Sweet!


3/15 - Alex has a blast performing at Don’t Tell Mama! Click here for video.


3/11  - Rehearsals begin for M.O.P.’s Obesa Cantavit! As featured on Theatremania! And Broadway World! Performs April 8-10!


2/27 - Vital Theatre’s Velma Gratch closes after a successful two month run at the McGinn-Cazale Theatre!


2/16 - Alex is thrilled to reprise his role in M.O.P.’s official premier of Obesa Cantavit! Performs April 8-10!


1/28 - Alex will perform in The Vagina Monologues + MMRP at the Snapple Theatre on March 31st!


1/19 - Alex will be performing in a showcase at Don’t Tell Mama on March 15!


1/15-16 - Dick Move, part of the John Chatterton Short Play Lab, performs at Roy Arias Studios! Directed by Jeff Crosley.


1/15 - Vital Theatre’s Velma Gratch opens Off-Broadway at the McGinn Cazale Theatre! Performs through February 27th.


1/7/2011 - Alex begins rehearsals for Dick Move, part of the John Chatterton Short Play Lab Performs January 15 & 16!                                                   



2010


12/6 - Alex is cast in, and begins rehearsals for, Vital Theatre’s Velma Gratch and the Way Cool Butterfly!


12/5 - Annie, directed by Antoinette Dipietropolo, closes after sold-out performances at the Tarrytown Music Hall!


10/31 - Alex begins rehearsals for Annie!


10/6 - Alex is cast in KJK Production’s Annie, directed by Antoinette Dipietropolo! Performs Dec. 4 - 5 at the Tarrytown Music Hall!


10/4 - Opening night for Prospect Theatre’s Once Upon A Time in New Jersey, directed by Cara Reichel! Runs through October 31st. On Playbill!


9/3 - Alex begins rehearsals for Prospect Theatre’s Once Upon A Time in New Jersey, directed by Cara Reichel. Runs October 2nd - 31st!


8/19 - Floating Freely With Me, Alex’s second children’s musical, co-created with the Lenox Hill Neighborhood House, premiers!


8/11 - Vital Theatre’s Isabelle and the Pretty-Ugly Spell closes at 45 Bleecker.


8/9 - Alex is cast in Prospect Theatre’s Once Upon A Time in New Jersey, directed by Cara Reichel! Runs October 2 - 31.


7/7 - Alex begins his second summer as Musical Theatre co-director at the Lenox Hill Neighborhood House!


7/6 - Alex teaches Rasa-boxes to the Teen Acting Workshop in Queens!


6/21 - CHEESE performs to a full house at The Players Theater! Many thanks to T.R.U. and producer Pat Addiss!


6/13 - Alex makes his Off-Broadway debut, as he joins Vital Theatre’s Isabelle and the Pretty-Ugly Spell! Public performances end June 27.


6/5 - Alex is cast in Laurel Ollstein’s CHEESE, part of the 2010 TRU Voices Reading Series! Performing June 21. Produced by Pat Addiss.


5/27 - Come see Alex reprise the role of Nixon, and play Castro, in M.O.P.’s

The Bully Pulpit. One night only!


5/21-24 - Back in NYC after a successful CT tour, come see Mercury @ the Flux Factory!


5/20 - Alex will be joining the Off-Broadway cast of Isabelle and the Pretty-Ugly Spell, with the Vital Theatre Company!


5/17 - Come see Alex in Larry Lees’ contribution to the M.O.P. Bucket: Obesa Cantavit. Free! One night only! Featured on Playbill.com!


5/3 - Extra Pulp Ensemble’s reading of In The Middle performs to a full house!


4/12 - Alex is cast in Extra Pulp Ensemble’s reading of In The Middle, on May 3!

   - Look for Alex in Larry Lees’ contribution to the M.O.P. Bucket: Obesa Cantavit, one night only, on May 17!

   - Also, Alex will be reprising the role of Richard Nixon, as The Bully Pulpit is remounted at the Galapagos Art Space on May 27!


4/9 - Alex will be stage-managing SHC’s upcoming tour, and NYC production, of Mercury!


3/5-7 - Come see Alex in The Would-Be Room at Columbia University’s Schapiro Theatre!


2/19 - Alex is cast in a reading of Ah, Broadway!’s musical Lysistrata, adapted and composed by Hans Holzer.


2/15 - Alex begins rehearsals for The Would-Be Room, part of the Second-Year Playwrights Presentation at Columbia University, performing March 5-7.


1/29-1/31  The Bully Pulpit performed to sold out crowds at its world premier with the Metropolis Opera Project!


1/3/10 - The snow falls for the last time in Miracle on 34th Street, at the John W. Engeman Theater.



                                                                2009


12/31 - Alex begins work on The Bully Pulpit, a part of the Metropolis Opera Project’s One-Act Festival. Performs January 29 - 31!


11/19 - Miracle on 34th Street opens at the John W. Engeman Theater. Running through January 3!


11/3 - Alex begins rehearsals for Miracle on 34th Street , at the Engeman Theater.

Runs November 19- January 3!


10/24 - The Mystery Plays closes after a successful run at the Secret Theatre!


10/15 - Works in Orbit enjoys a successful evening circling the Dixon Place stage.


9/24 - Alex is cast in Miracle on 34th Street at the Engeman Theatre! Runs November 19 - January 3.


9/22 - Alex is cast in Superhero Clubhouse’s Works in Orbit, coming up on October 15!


8/26 - Alex begins rehearsals for The Mystery Plays at the Secret Theatre, directed by Jeff Crosley. Opening October 21!


8/23 - Venus closes after a successful run at FringeNYC.


8/20 - A Shallow-Seas Musical, co-created by Alex and his MT camp, premiers at the Lenox Hill Neighborhood House.


8/13 - Alex dons yellow stockings for the last time in Katherine M. Carter’s Twelfth Night.


7/15 - Alex enlists in the Teen Army, in 13P’s production of Monstrosity.


7/9 - Alex is officially the ACR for Superhero Clubhouse’s FringeNYC production of Venus, a piece of Green Theatre, coming up in August.


7/7 - Alex is cast as Malvolio in Katherine M. Carter’s outdoor production of Twelfth Night.


6/30 - Alex closes Conspiracy!, a part of JAMBOREE, with Odyssey Productions, at the Red Room Theatre.


6/29 - Alex officially begins as co-director of the Musical Theatre Creations camp at the Lenox Hill Neighborhood House.


5/28 - Alex moves to Astoria.


5/17/09 - Alex graduates from Ithaca College Summa cum Laude, with a BFA in Acting and a minor in Writing. Awarded the Dean’s Award, and member Phi Kappa Phi.