Timothy Daly (playwright)

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Timothy Daly
Notable worksKafka Dances

Timothy Daly is an Australian playwright, dramaturg, and teacher, whose plays have won awards and been produced around the world since 1982.


Early life and education

Daly graduated from UWS Theatre Nepean in 1992. [1]


Daly is a playwright, dramaturg, and teacher. Many of his plays have been produced both in Australia and internationally [2] since 1982. [3]

His 2008 play Derrida in Love, was written for Jacki Weaver, which she performed in a sold-out season[ citation needed ] at the Ensemble Theatre, Sydney. [4]

Daly's play Kafka Dances [2] has won a dozen national and international awards since its premiere and is one of the most frequently 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. [5] It has been staged in Paris, at the 2013 Festival d'Avignon.



Residencies and fellowships

Selected works


Television, translations and adaptations

Opera librettos

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  1. Daly, T. (2013). Richard III (or almost). Lulu.com. p. 131. ISBN   978-1-291-38867-1 . Retrieved 2 April 2023.
  2. 1 2 3 4 5 "Timothy Daly". AustralianPlays.org. 13 April 2015. Archived from the original on 17 January 2021. Retrieved 3 April 2023.
  3. "Timothy Daly". AusStage. 26 August 2022. Retrieved 3 April 2023.
  4. "Derrida in Love". AusStage .
  5. "Sydney Theatre Company - Patrick White Playwrights' Award and Fellowship". Sydney Theatre Company.
  6. "Literature Assessment Meeting Report July 2012". Archived from the original on 17 May 2013. Retrieved 23 September 2014.
  7. "Australia Council Annual Report 2012-13" (PDF). Annual Report. Australia Council for the Arts: 11. 2013. ISSN   0725-7643.
  8. "Creative Arts Fellows". National Library of Australia. Retrieved 10 October 2017.

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