Barry Levey’s New York productions include Let Me Call You Sweetheart (formerly titled Maimed, 14th St. Y PrideFest starring Carol Kane, Project Y New Play Festival starring Jackie Hoffman); Hoaxocaust! (14th Street Y, FringeNYC 2014 Overall Excellence Winner, Jersey City Theater Center, Baruch Performing Arts Center, Theater for the New City, Prospect Theater Company); Woman of Troy (Upstart Creatures); Critical Darling (The New Group); All the Way From China (Mad Dog at the Gene Frankel); and two shorts for Ars Nova, Downeaster Alexa and Yale Law School, the latter of which was a finalist for the Heideman Prize from the Actors Theatre of Louisville. Barry is a two-time O’Neill finalist, for Citizens of Rome and Woman of Troy. Barry’s work has been developed by Resonance Ensemble, the Lark, Arena Stage, Rattlestick, and Williamstown, among others. He holds a BA from Yale and an MFA from UC San Diego.
In 2014, Barry launched Questing Beast Productions to produce Hoaxocaust! in FringeNYC. Questing Beast continues to make theater that combines the incongruous, barks from its belly, and puts quest over capture.