Kev Berry // photo by Patrick Bovo

"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 PlayFabulistRough 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, MontanaI 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 SandiegoMy 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 MonroeI'm Poor; E.T. 2: Swamp Ass In SpaceThe 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 LionParty 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 Pepperand 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