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.


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


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

    Rights for all other plays through Simonelli Productions.  347-355-8989

United Kingdom Rights for Roommates and Where There's a Will through

Stage Scripts (England)

 E-mail me for an electronic  revised copy of any title including LADIES IN LINGERIE.


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

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(a collection of four full length plays by Joe Simonelli)






                          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)

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

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



                       For more details visit the Upcoming Performances tab



              Coming to The Little Victory Theatre on Staten Island - Sept 2017                                                     

                                                                  "OLD RINGERS"


                                              Joe Simonelli 

The two Sunday matinees are SOLD OUT!

Evening performances Sept. 8,9,14,15,16 

Little Victory Theatre

4089 Victory Blvd. Staten Island NY 10314

Gen. admission $20, Senior Students $17

Call 347-355-8989


  Coming to "The American Theatre of Actors"  in  NYC Nov. 2017

                                                            'MEN ARE DOGS'



Nov. 8,9,10,11  @ 8 pm                   Nov.  11,12 @ 2:pm

Nov. 8,9 only all seats $20  

                         all other performances tickets are $25  

American theatre O Actors -314 West 54th St  NYC                           

                              for ticket info call 347-355-8989                                   








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.   Joe is a member of the Dramatist Guild of America.  Joe is the proud father of three children, Nicholas, Kristen and Michael.  He currently resides in Staten Island, New York.