Pittsburgh Public Theater's A TELL-TALE HEART. Photo by Michael Henninger.

Alec Silberblatt playwright, actor

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Alec Silberblatt found theater when he was growing up in Pittsburgh, PA. His play RYAN'S PUB, TRIVIA NIGHT was selected from over 600 plays to be workshopped at the 2023 Seven Devils Playwrights Conference. His play A TELL-TALE HEART, commissioned by Pittsburgh Public Theater, premiered online during the pandemic lockdown, and in 2023 received a live, sold-out world premiere run at Pittsburgh Public Theater in which he starred. He acted in and co-directed a filmed version of his play THE MON VALLEY MEDIUM for The Studios of Key West which is still available to rent and stream online.  He is an alum of Pittsburgh Public Theater's Playwrights Collective.  As an actor, he's worked with George Street Playhouse, City Theater, The Studios of Key West, Ivoryton Playhouse, Off the Wall Theater, Hatch Arts Collective, Quantum Theater, PICT Classic Theater, Lake Dillon Theater Company, Pittsburgh Public Theater, and Hartford TheaterWorks. When not working on theater, he's an interpretive guide at the National 9/11 Memorial and Museum.


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​I seek to find the extraordinary in the ordinary, to make the mundane poetic, and to make heroes out of flawed folks.

I write plays that make you sit forward, cling to the edge of your seat, and laugh. Tales that twist and turn like the Jack Rabbit at Kennywood. Stories worth the price of a theater ticket (plus parking, a baby sitter, dinner and drinks).

I strive to write plays that can be done anywhere for any budget.  They have simple sets with an emphasis on the oral tradition of theater, great dialogue, and the love of a good yarn.

- "This one-man show was good during its pandemic filmed production... but it's WAY better now" - BroadwayWorld on A TELL-TALE HEART at Pittsburgh Public Theater.

- Alec was out in McCall, Idaho at The Seven Devils Playwrights Conference working on RYAN'S PUB, TRIVIA NIGHT