Austin Tichenor

In addition to playing various Guys In Ties on over thirty TV shows, Austin has been (since 1992) the Artistic Director of the Reduced Shakespeare Company and co-author of nine Complete (abridged) scripts, including William Shakespeare’s Long Lost First Play (abridged), which premiered at the Folger Shakespeare Library in 2016. Austin has acted off-Broadway, in London’s West End, at Lincoln Center, the Kennedy Center, on PBS with The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (abridged), the LA Philharmonic, Chicago’s Lookingglass and Northlight Theatres, and in venues around the world. TV credits include recurring roles on Alias, 24, The Practice, Ally McBeal, and Felicity; and guest starring roles on The West Wing, Gilmore Girls, ER, The X-Files, and shows like them. He is also the author of the illustrated book Pop-Up Shakespeare (Walker Books/Candlewick Press), the irreverent reference book Reduced Shakespeare: The Complete Guide for the Attention-Impaired (abridged) (Hyperion), and the comic memoir How The Bible Changed Our Lives (Mostly for the Better) (Reduced Press e-book). Austin produces and hosts the weekly Reduced Shakespeare Company Podcast, available on iTunes, and now lives in Chicago. Follow him on Twitter @austintichenor.

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