JOE SIMONELLI

AMERICAN PLAYWRIGHT

 

Mr. Simonelli's plays have been delighting audiences since the year 2000!  His titles range from dark comedies, light musicals, genre (ghost stories and Christmas plays) to dramas.

 



Click on any title above for a synopsis, review and excerpt of all plays.


 All titles are now available for purchase on Amazon!

https://authorcentral.amazon.com/gp/books


 

AGENT REPRESENTATION - GARY DASILVA

1st class, Broadway and Off- Broadway rights on all plays are through Gary N DaSilva,      Manhattan Beach, Ca.  (310)  318-5665

mail@garydasilva.com


"I represent such notable playwrights as NEIL SIMON, LARRY GELBART, and MART CROWLEY. I find Joe Simonelli to be in good company with his more famous counterparts."
                                           Sincerely yours,
                                             Gary DaSilva
Gary DaSilva
111 N. Sepulveda Blvd.
Mahhattan Beach Ca. 90266
310-318-5665
mail@garydasilva.com

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"In both "Men are Dogs" and "Old Ringers", Joe Simonelli has arguably written two of the most hilarious and crowd pleasing comedies I've ever seen and I have seen quite a few. Why every professional and amateur theatre hasn't staged them is a mystery to me" - Joe Franklin, Bloomberg Radio NYC

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All rights (excluding 1st class) for Men Are Dogs Heaven Help Me , Ladies in Lingerie   through Samuel French Inc.
866-598-8449


     u.s./ canadian  Rights for ALL OTHER plays through Simonelli Productions. jsimonelli2@msn.com  347-355-8989


****Starting August 1st 2018 direct royalties on all non Samuel French AMATEUR performances are as follows:

Seating capacity 99 or less - $80 per performance

Seating capacity 100 to 200 - $100 per performance

Seating capacity 201 TO 300 - $125 per performance

Seating Capacity of 300 and above to be negotiated on a case by case basis.


All PROFESSIONAL rights for non-Samuel French titles are to be negotiated on a case by case basis.


United Kingdom Rights for Roommates, Where There's a Will, THE HAUNTING OF BILLOP HOUSE, THE GHOST IN THE MEADOW   through

Stage Scripts (England)

http://shop.stagescripts.com/


 E-mail me at JSIMONELLI2@MSN.COM for an electronic  revised copy of any title including "DYING FOR THEATRE" (Formerly LADIES IN LINGERIE)

 

Please follow me on face-book - Joe Simonelli - American Playwright


https://www.facebook.com/JoeSimonelliPlaywright/


Twitter
@playwriteJoesim

 

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HARD COPY OF THE FOLLOWING TITLES NOW AVAILABLE ON KINDLE BOOKS AND AMAZON!

OLD RINGERS,


WAKE ME AT MIDNIGHT,


WITH THIS RING,


A RAINBOW HOLIDAY,


THE GHOST IN THE MEADOW


            

    

 

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                          NEED SEASONAL TITLES?

Many theatres like to stage an October Thriller, a Feb. Valentines title and a Christmas play, Look no further!

 

Halloween -

 

'THE GHOST IN THE MEADOW" ,(4f, 1m/ thriller)

                                


                                   'THE    HAUNTING OF BILLOP HOUSE"  (2f, 2m, / Thriller)                                    "HEAVEN HELP ME" (2f, 4m / comedy)
                                                    'WAKE ME AT MIDNIGHT" (4F, 6M ? comedy)

Valentines
    'WITH THIS RING' (9f, 9m - Character  Doubling permitted)
                                        'SICILIANS IN THE BASEMENT' (romantic comedy)
                                         'WHERE THERE'S A WILL' (romantic comedy)
                   

Christmas
-   'A CHRISTMAS TAIL' (4f,4m - dramedy)



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BIOGRAPHY

 

Mr. Simonelli has been writing and performing in plays on the Jersey Shore, Staten island and Manhatan since 2000.His plays get performed around the United States and Canada on a regular basis. Born in Brooklyn, New York, he was exposed to the New York theatre scene at an early age when he witnessed live theatrical performances from the likes of Danny Kaye in 'Two by Two' and Katherine Hepburn in 'Coco.' Joe is also a musician, (following in the steps of his late father, who had a professional wedding orchestra in Brooklyn) as well as an retired independent financial adviser.   Mr. Simonelli is a member of the Dramatist Guild of America and is the proud father of three children, Nicholas, Kristen and Michael.