“Impressive!” “Terrific!” “Genuinely heart-breaking!”

“From bookish nerd to feral outcast to noble survivor - Stirring work!”

New York Magazine


“A standout!”

USA Today

“Avers is terrific! Steals the show!”

NY Daily News

"Avers stops the show!"

WBRK Radio



“Master of the pregnant pause — a standout!”

Backstage West

“Excellent - most notably the fine New York stage actor Brian Avers. . .”

NBC New York

“Words roll off Avers’ tongue like a dagger — riveting & riotously funny!”

Broadway World

"Dazzling! Avers is sublime!"

“Brilliant! Irritating, bombastic, provocative & absolutely riveting to watch!” 

The Wrap

“Avers is a standout!”

Hollywood Reporter

“A delicious stage creature, delivering sparks, laughs & withering comebacks!”

Los Angeles Times

"Avers' epic comic monologue is delivered with expert burlesque - a magnetic performance!"

Daily Gazette

Berkshire Eagle

A celebrated stage & screen actor, Brian's had notable performances on & off Broadway, including in Tom Stoppard's Rock N' RollMartin McDonagh's Lieutenant of Inishmore, The Father (opposite 2016 Tony Winner Frank Langella), King Lear at the Public Theater (as Edgar, opposite Kevin Kline), world premieres of Completeness (Itamar Moses),

Poor Behavior (Theresa Rebeck), The Explorer's Club (Nell Benjamin), and most recently, American Son at the Booth Theater, opposite Kerry Washington.  


On television, Brian's had memorable guest-starring turns on NCIS NCIS: Los Angeles (Agent Mike Renko), Castle, The Closer, Medium, Law & Order, Law & Order SVU, Blue Bloods, Person of Interest, Instinct, Elementary, Unforgettable, FBI and more; favorite film roles include Julie & Julia, opposite Amy Adams, and Gigantic, opposite Paul Dano.

As a voice artist, Brian's been heard in numerous national ad campaigns & video games; a prolific creative, Brian's written, directed & produced for stage, screen & new media -including popular sports podcast The Buckeye Brothers, stage play Jesse Garon Lives, indie comedy feature The Weekend, and several audiobooks due to release in 2019-20.