Barry Levinson

Barry performed on stage for Seriously Entertaining at Joe’s Pub at The Public Theater on April 25, 2018, speaking on the evening’s theme, “Also Known As.”

Barry Levinson is a filmmaker, actor, Academy Award-winning director of Rain Man, screenwriter of such films as Diner, The Natural, Good Morning, Vietnam, Bugsy, and Wag the Dog. Recently, Levinson directed the 2021 film The Survivor.

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