Timothy Daly (playwright)

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Timothy Daly
Notable worksKafka Dances

Timothy Daly is an Australian playwright, with many national and international productions to his credit.[1][2]

His 2008 play Derrida in Love, was written for Jacki Weaver, which she performed in a sold out season at the Ensemble Theatre, Sydney.[3] Daly's play Kafka Dances has won a dozen national and international awards since its premiere and is one of the most internationally performed Australian plays.[citation needed] His play Richard III ( or almost) premiered at the 2011 Festival d'Avignon and followed with a Paris season in October–November 2012. Daly's play,The Man in the Attic, was awarded the Patrick White Playwrights' Award for best new play.[4] It has been staged in Paris, at the 2013 Festival d'Avignon. In 2013, Daly was the recipient of a Paris Studio Residency Award from the Australian Council for the Arts.


Television, translations and adaptations[edit]

Opera librettos[edit]

Awards and prizes[edit]

Residencies and fellowships[edit]


  1. ^ "Timothy Daly – list of works". AusStage.
  2. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2011-04-12. Retrieved 2014-09-23.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  3. ^ "AusStage".
  4. ^ "Sydney Theatre Company - Patrick White Playwrights' Award and Fellowship". Sydney Theatre Company.
  5. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2013-05-17. Retrieved 2014-09-23.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  6. ^ Australia Council Annual Report 2012-13 (PDF). Australia Council for the Arts. 2013. p. 11. ISSN 0725-7643.
  7. ^ "Creative Arts Fellows". National Library of Australia. Retrieved 10 October 2017.

External links[edit]

Profile on Australian Plays