"My feet end in paws which obey the higher fiction. Which obey the higher fiction which is why they are always trying to outleap off the earth's orb."
-Mac Wellman, The Offending Gesture
Kev Berry is a New York-based playwright, drag performance artist, and creator of Gay mythologies. His work, both as a writer and a performer, has been seen at The Tank, Joe's Pub, 3-Legged Dog, Rattlestick Playwrights Theater, New York Live Arts, the New Ohio Theatre, The Duplex, the Dramatists Guild Foundation, Dixon Place, The Brick Theater, Access Theater, TinyRhino@Littlefield, The 9 Studios, Otto's Shrunken Head, The Cobra Club,, Skidmore College, and across the harsh North Country of upstate New York. Kev is the former Development + Communications + Artistic Associate at 3-Legged Dog Media + Theater Group//3LD Art + Technology Center. He is an Associate Artist at The Tank and a 2017 Artist-in-Residence on the Fresh Ground Pepper BRB artists' retreat. Proud graduate of Skidmore College.
His large plays include: Fabulous Creatures; Peter; Harsh Cacophonies; Betty Odessa; The Commercially Unviable Queer Trash Theatre Cycle; Nora Goes 2 Space, Motherfuck*r!; (i heard) ANNA KARENINA (wanks w/ a toothbrush); Lisa the Little Girl, or the Joads' Long Journey East; wouldyoupleaselistentome, or The Woodpecker Lane Play; Fabulist; Rough Trade; and And the Glory the Glory of the Porn.
His small plays include: What I Mean When I Say Where I Was That Night; The Commissioning of Bernstein's Mass by Jacqueline Onassis Kennedy; Every Buffalo Dead - Fury, Children! Fury!; Edward Albee's Chicken Run; Pathological Thriller a psychological liar; Keynote Address for an Illustrious Gala; O Nixon My Nixon!; Honey, You've Got a Big Stormy Cummin'; Willard Gunch and the Oracle of Billings, Montana; I Am Not Afraid to Scream from the Top of a Very Very Very Tall Mountain That I Have Empirically Discovered That Hope Hicks Is Carmen Sandiego; My Dad the Pschitte-King (As Told By The Leader's Son Who is 12); The Heat Is On In PyeongChang; North Korea South Korea Marilyn Monroe; I'm Poor; E.T. 2: Swamp Ass In Space; The Trump Project: 10 Years Later; Angelica•Peggy•Eliza WERQ!; Do You Have These In Size 39?; How the Village Got So Gay; Spaghettfied; The First 6 Months Are Free; Otospermophilus Beecheyi; In Like a Lamb Out Like a Lion; Party Poopers; At Least I Can See the Ocean; Obama's Sending Us to Mars 2112; Exit Through the Sock Hop, Won't You Be My Gaybor; The Charlie Brown Turkey Lurkey Brechtian Queer Thanksgiving Special; 2 Privileged White Women from the Upper West Side Hold a Seance and Discover Lesbianism; Satan's Lovehandles; 👏 (Clap Ya Hands Like This If You Want This Bussy); Make Bobby Slay; and Screw These Daddy Issues.
He frequently collaborates with directors Emily Moler, Alex Tobey, and Ilana Khanin; music director Emma Weiss; performers James Zebooker, Teresa Langford, Gina Doherty, and Christian Eble; and with Ann Liv Young and her company.
Currently, he is developing his play Fabulous Creatures with Fresh Ground Pepper, and most likely writing a little monologue to be performed as a part of an evening at his artistic home, The Tank.
Kev can be reached via e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.