About

Welcome to my website. I am a playwright from Melbourne, Australia. Twenty-five plays have been produced in Australia, America and England. These include: Sons of Sun  – The Sam Phillips Story – (Sydney Opera House, 2014 – 2018), In The Mens (La Mama Courthouse, 2017) and NEWK  – The John Newcombe Story – (The Butterfly Club & Kingston Arts Centre, 2019) and The Truth is Longer Than a Lie (Various venues, 2015 – 2019).

I have been a Writer-in-Residence at Yaddo (Saratoga Springs, New York), La Muse (France) and the Kimmel Harding Center For The Arts (Nebraska City, USA) and was a Grace Marion Playwrights’ Fellowship Holder through the Victorian Writers’ Centre.

In 2015, I was a commissioned playwright at Monash University, Melbourne, writing and directing an adaptation of the Dr Neerosh Mudaly and Professor Chris Goddard book The Truth Is Longer Than A Lie, a research investigation into child abuse. The play was published by Black Pepper Press in November 2015.

In 2020, NEWK (The John Newcombe Story) is touring Sydney and regional Victoria and Dahlin! It’s The Jeanne Little Shows plays The Butterfly Club in Melbourne from January 27th onwards.

Please click on the play titles for information and details of upcoming performances of each work.

For any other playwriting enquiries, please email kierancarroll@hotmail.com

 

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