Acting Resume

Brian Hickey

  • Lifetime Member: Actors Studio
  • Also: Ensemble Studio Theatre, L.A.
  • Second City and Organic Theater Company, Chicago
  • Joseph Jefferson Award Nominee: Best Actor, Best Supporting Actor
  • The Second City Revue (improvised with resident company, toured U.S.)
  • Chicago Extension Improvisational Company Director: Del Close
  • Candide   Candide (lead) Organic Theater   Dir. Stuart Gordon
  • (Also appeared at the) Public Theater       Prod. Joseph Papp
  • A Hatful of Rain Johnny (lead) Barry Street Theater
  • Butterflies Are Free    Don (lead)    Centerstage (Milwaukee)
  • Who Killed Santa Claus Pheasant Run Playhouse
  • Nominated: Best Supporting Actor
  • Adventures of Huckleberry Finn    Huck (lead)
  • Nominated Best Actor
  • Dir. Stuart Gordon Wiinner :Best Production
  • Oval House, London Mikery, Amsterdam (2-part repertory Organic Theater production-premiered Chicago, toured US & Europe)

All I Want  &                     JT  & Steven                         Victory Gardens

Some Kind of Life                                                        Dir. Bruce Hickey
(co-produced, co-authored, co-directed with Bruce Hickey)

  • Winner: Best Direction, Conception , Lighting and Sound
  • Wonderful Ice Cream Suit      Martinez     Organic Theater
  • (Dir. Stuart Gordon w/ Dennis Franz, Joe Mantegna, Meshak Taylor)
  • The Cherry Orchard               Feers                          Actors Studio
  • The Mutilated                     Jerry                             Actors Studio
  • Roshaman                           Clown                          Actors Studio
  • Power Failure                   Snow       Raw Space (Dir. Arthur Penn)
  • Hungry Hearts                           J.T.                                  EST, LA
  • Who’s Happy Now              Sony (lead)                         Shepard, LA
  • Burnt                     Mat (lead)                  Fifth Street Theater, LA
  • Lone Star                     Cletis                                           EST, LA
  • Children Of                   Rabbi                                      Kaufman
  • Last Manhattan                 (Lead)                            Samuel Beckett
  • Gang Bang Richie (lead)    Samuel Beckett
  • In the Bedroom     Count (lead)   Ohio Theater
  • (developed at the Actors Studio)
  • Chekhov’s The Bear   The Triad
  • (developed at the Actors Studio)
  • Tomorrow      Provincetown Playhouse
  • (One-man show of Eugene O’Neil short story)
  • Film & TV
  • Necropolis Rudy (featured) Empire Pictures
  • In the Spirit Burt (quickly featured) Castle Hill Productions
  • Senior Year Don (lead) Anderson Films
  • Another World Mr. Moylan NBC soap
  • Bruce Hickey’s Uptown  Steven    ABCSpecial, Chicago
  • Knowlege-On the Street    Tony   NBC- Chicago


  • Stella Adler, Peggy Feury, Ken McMillan
  • (Improv) Second City- Jo Foresberg, Del Close
  • Proficient in foreign accents and American dialects
  • Various industrial films, TV appearances and commercials
  • Directed various productions in Chicago, LA, NY –

Two screenplays filmed at American Film Institute

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