Genevieve Simon

Genevieve Simon

GENEVIEVE SIMON’s plays include Bloom Bloom Pow, Sister/Friend, Real Birds, Guarding, and Romeo + Juliet + Anybodys.
Her work has produced and developed in New York at The Tank, Corkscrew Theatre Festival, The People’s Improv Theatre, Pete’s Candy Store, and The HIVE. Regionally, her plays have been seen at the Cincinnati Fringe Festival, PortFringe Festival, and with Actors Theatre of Louisville's...
GENEVIEVE SIMON’s plays include Bloom Bloom Pow, Sister/Friend, Real Birds, Guarding, and Romeo + Juliet + Anybodys.
Her work has produced and developed in New York at The Tank, Corkscrew Theatre Festival, The People’s Improv Theatre, Pete’s Candy Store, and The HIVE. Regionally, her plays have been seen at the Cincinnati Fringe Festival, PortFringe Festival, and with Actors Theatre of Louisville's Apprentice Company.
Awards: Critic’s Pick, Producer’s Pick of the Fringe (Cincinnati Fringe 2017).
New Georges Affiliated Artist.
www.genevieve-simon.com

Plays

  • Bloom Bloom Pow
    Who will inherit the Earth when Humans have self-destructed? Algae, that's who. As our human protagonist Mag struggles to maintain the facade of being "fine," the cyanobacteria (Algae) grows bigger and stronger each day. Straddling the line between humor and suspense, BLOOM BLOOM POW explores what it means to be alive in the face of impending climate doom.
  • Real Birds
    Sonya meets Alex, her new neighbor, and romance erupts. They have nothing in
    common: Sonya is neat, Alex is lazy. Sonya loves the outdoors, Alex would rather play
    computer games. It shouldn't work. So what is keeping these two together?

    Above their heads, Tee's been hearing voices. Voices telling her she isn't real. And
    neither is her best friend Jay. Because,...
    Sonya meets Alex, her new neighbor, and romance erupts. They have nothing in
    common: Sonya is neat, Alex is lazy. Sonya loves the outdoors, Alex would rather play
    computer games. It shouldn't work. So what is keeping these two together?

    Above their heads, Tee's been hearing voices. Voices telling her she isn't real. And
    neither is her best friend Jay. Because, the voices tell her, birds aren't “birds” - they're
    spy drones working for the government in the 1980s. If only Tee knew what a "1980" was.

    A comedic take on surveillance, conspiracies, and social simulation games like The Sims.
    What is real? Where do the voices in our heads come from? Who can we trust?
  • Guarding
    It’s the hottest day of the summer and nine teenage lifeguards are stuck at work. Their pool is getting shut down at the end of the season, and everyone’s a little freaked out about what comes next. Relationships get tested. Nostalgia butts up against bodily fluids. And everyone tries to figure out who was behind The Bad Thing That Happened.

    Guarding honors the thankless task of keeping swimmers...
    It’s the hottest day of the summer and nine teenage lifeguards are stuck at work. Their pool is getting shut down at the end of the season, and everyone’s a little freaked out about what comes next. Relationships get tested. Nostalgia butts up against bodily fluids. And everyone tries to figure out who was behind The Bad Thing That Happened.

    Guarding honors the thankless task of keeping swimmers alive, and the people you come of age with—whether you want to or not.
  • SISTER/FRIEND
    While their parents party upstairs Like It’s 1999, five young girls count down to Y2K and wonder what The End Of The World will look like from their basement. Childhood games unravel the truths their parents won’t tell them, and each must decide what they owe to the people they call family.

    An homage to the girls who raised us when our parents weren't watching.