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Stella Feehily

Biography

Stella Feehily is a celebrated playwright. Her short play Game was commissioned by Fishamble Theatre Company and premiered at the Project Arts Centre, Dublin. Duck, Stella’s first full length play premiered in an Out of Joint and Royal Court co-production at the Theatre Royal, Bury St Edmunds, July 2003, before playing at the Traverse Theatre, Edinburgh, the Royal Court Theatre and The Peacock Theatre, Dublin. Stella’s second full-length play O Go My Man was produced by the Royal Court Theatre in January, 2006 and was joint winner of the Susan Smith Blackburn Award, 2007. Catch (written with four other female playwrights) opened at the Royal Court in December 2006. Dreams of Violence - opened in July 2009 at Soho Theatre London and toured nationally. Bang Bang Bang was an Out Of Joint/Royal production and played at the Royal Court Upstairs theatre in October 2011 and toured nationally. This May Hurt a Bit – (a play about the National Health Service) toured nationally in March and April 2014 before opening at the St James Theatre, London in May of that year (it was nominated by Manchester Theatre Awards 2014 for Best Play and Best Ensemble.) In 2015 she adapted Coppelia for Ballet Ireland and it opened at the Gaiety Theatre, Dublin and toured nationwide, and her short play, How to get Ahead in Politics played at The Arts Theatre London in 2016. Radio plays include Sweet Bitter for Lyric FM, Julia Robert's Teeth for Radio 3 and All of These Things for International Arts Partnership. Her adaptation of Claudio Tolcachir’s The Omission of the Family Coleman was performed at the Theatre Royal Bath in March 2019