Glenn Alterman


Mort and Harry, two lifelong best friends from Brooklyn, are about to carry out their first drug deal. Truths are revealed, loyalties are looked at, and coke is snorted.


Barry returns home to his once loving family after the death of his younger brother one year earlier; he learns that everything has changed.


A woman looking out her window sees a man on a pay phone and decides to invite him up for some coffee or perhaps something more; much more.


After learning about some grizzly murders in her apartment building, Ceil become terrified and turns to her abusive husband and a new best friend for some comforting.

Glenn Alterman is the author of twenty-eight theater related books (including ten books of original monologues), a screen writer, an actor, and a highly respected monologue/audition acting coach.

His books include: Writing The Ten Minute Play, Two Minutes and Under (Original Monologues for Actors, (Volumes 1, 2, and 3), Street Talk (Original Character Monologues for Actors), Uptown (More Original Monologues For Actors), Glenn Alterman’s Secrets To Successful Cold Readings, Sixty Seconds To Shine—101 One Minute Monologues, An Actor’s Guide- Making It In New York (and a completely revised Second Edition), The Perfect Audition Monologue, Creating Your Own Monologue (and a completely revised Second Edition), Promoting Your Acting Career, (and the Second Edition, A Step-By-Step Guide To Opening The Right Doors), The Job Book: One Hundred Acting Jobs for Actors, The Job Book 2: One Hundred Day Jobs for Actors, What to Give Your Agent for Christmas, and Two Minute Monologues.

Mr. Alterman is listed in the Guinness Book of Records and at for having written “The Most Original Published Monologues For Actors”.

He is the recipient of the first Julio T. Nunez Artist’s Grant, The Arts and Letters Award in Drama, The Bloomington Playwrights Award and has won over 60 other playwriting awards. His play The Pain in the Poetry was published in 2009 The Best Ten-Minute Plays For 2 or More Actors (Smith and Kraus). After was published in The Best Ten-Minute Plays of 2011 (Smith and Kraus). Second Tiers, is in The Best 10-Minute Plays of 2012. Mr. Alterman’s work has been performed at Primary Stages, Ensemble Studio Theater (EST), Circle in the Square Downtown, HERE, LaMaMa, at the Duplex, Playwrights Horizons, on Theater Row in New York, as well as at many theaters in the U.S. and Europe.