Hilary Bell

HILARY BELL’s plays have been produced nationally by Griffin, Sydney Theatre Company, Black Swan, the Sydney Opera House, Arts Centre Melbourne, Deckchair, La Boite, State Theatre Company of South Australia, NORPA, Darlinghurst Theatre Company, National Theatre of Parramatta and Vitalstatistix; in the US by Atlantic and Steppenwolf; in the UK by the National Theatre. These include Wolf Lullaby, Fortune, The Anatomy Lesson of Doctor Ruysch, The Falls, Memmie Le Blanc, The Mysteries: Genesis, The Red Balloon, The White Divers of Broome, Splinter, Victim Sidekick Boyfriend Me, The Red Tree, Starstruck (with Mitchell Butel), Angela’s Kitchen (with Paul Capsis), and adaptations of The Seagull, The Comedy of Errors and The Hypochondriac. She writes libretti for opera and musicals, and lyrics for song cycles, and has written audio-scripts for the Museum of Contemporary Art and NSW State Library.

The recipient of awards including the Philip Parsons, a Helpmann and two AWGIES, Hilary is co-creator of several picture books, including ‘Numerical Street’, ‘Summer Time’ and bestseller ‘Alphabetical Sydney’ with Antonia Pesenti. She is a member of 7-On Playwrights and a graduate of the Juilliard Playwrights’ Program, NIDA and AFTRS. She was the Tennessee Williams Fellow 2003-04 and the 2012 Patrick White Playwrights’ Fellow at the STC.

Find her website: https://hilarybell.org/

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