jeffrey wylie

LIGHTS CAMER LYLA: The Second Act, is the sequel to Wylie’s 2012 Hollywood Fringe Best Solo Show TEXAS LOVES LYLA, and continues the adventures of his alter-ego Lyla KaRug as she fights bullies and social injustice.

Enjoying his 46th year on the boards, Jeffrey Wylie is an award-winning theater and short-film director, producer, writer, and cinematographer.

LA acting credits include
Letters From Young Gay Men/ Studio C,
The Rock of Abandon/Lillian Theater,
Ledge Ledger and the Legend/The Lounge,
The Limitations of Genetic Technology/Theater of Note,
GO AKS ALICE/Celebration Theater,
and of course the five wonderful years he played Skip Tumehlou in the weekly improv sitcom THE PLUSH LIFE, at Mr. Dan’s legendary Cavern Club Celebrity Theater at Casita del Campo, in Silver Lake.

Stage directing credits include
Lizzie Czerner’s The Booby Prize (Hollywood Fringe Best Comedy nominee),
TEXAS LOVES LYLA (Hollywood Fringe Best Solo Show),
Jeremy Kehoe’s AMMO/The Lounge,
Mike Ryan’s Goodbye Geraldine/Coast Playhouse,
and both I’m Not A Cholo—But I Play One On TV and Gonna Take A Miracle at the HBO Workspace.

He is an original member of Fierce Backbone theater company, having appeared in numerous workshop productions as well as directing the acclaimed production of Leslie Hardy’s A Good Grief at The Lounge.

Wylie has also produced and directed half a dozen short films, including
KRAZY GIRLS! (OUTFEST Audience Best Short),
The Gay Garden Show (PlanetOut Audience Best Short),
Colour Me Gay: A Modern Homosexual’s Guide to Coming Out (PlanetOut Audience Best Short),
and in 2015 he won Best Cinematography for an LGBT Web Series at the Rome Web Awards for his work on the hit series Where The Bears Are.

A Silver Lake staple, for 20 years he has been the man behind the curtain at popular neighborhood oasis AKBAR, and was the founding owner of The Kitchen restaurant next door.