Multiple award winning writer, actor, director, and producer, Levy Lee Simon is originally from Harlem USA, and a graduate of the University of Iowa Playwright’s Workshop, MFA. He was recently invited into the Actors Studio Playwrights Division.
His award winning plays include: The For the Love of Freedom trilogy, The Bow Wow Club, Same Train, Smell the Power, and The Guest at Central Park West. Other noted plays include: The Stuttering Preacher, Caseload, God the Crackhouse and the Devil, The Last Revolutionary, The Magnificent Dunbar Hotel, and his latest, Gentrified – Metaphor of the Drums. His directing credits include: With a Little Help – It’s John Belushi, by Jack Zullo (Theatre 80 NYC,) The Bow Wow Club, (Marietta Theatre- Atlanta GA,) Amiri Baraka’s Dutchman, Javon Johnson’s Breathe, and Leftovers by Josh Wilder at the Great Plains Theatre Conference. As an actor, he’s appeared On Broadway.
Off Broadway, Regional Theatres, England and the Caribbean. LL has optioned film scripts to studios in Hollywood and New York, and his independent feature film, The Last Revolutionary, premiered at the Pan African Film Festival 2017, and can now be seen on Amazonprime.com. Levy Lee, as he prefers to be called, is a proud artist and thespian always seeking to create work that entertains while inspiring and motivating change.
|Playwright||The Stuttering Preacher||2005-06 Season|
|Actor||The Stuttering Preacher||2005-06 Season|