Kieran Carroll is a playwright from Edithvale, Melbourne, Australia. He writes dramas, biographical works, adaptations and comedies.

Numerous plays have been produced in Australia, America and England. Productions include: Late, Late At Night – a stage adaptation of Rick Springfield’s best-selling autobiography (Touring 2022/23), She Wrote The Letter (St Martin’s Theatre & La Mama Theatre, 2022), The Youthful Adventures of Damon Dukirk (SaraSolo Festival, Florida, 2022), Sons of Sun – The Sam Phillips Story – (Sydney Opera House, 2014 – 2018 and ongoing), NEWK – The John Newcombe Story – (Glen Street Theatre, Sydney, 2020 and touring 2023) and The Truth is Longer Than a Lie (Various venues, 2015 – 2022).

Kieran has been a Writer-in-Residence at Yaddo (Saratoga Springs, New York), La Muse (France), The Kimmel Harding Center For The Arts (Nebraska City, USA) and Crexida Teatro (Bologna, Italy). His epic biographical play, Finchy – Sad as Hell, about the incredible life of actor, Peter Finch, is currently optioned in Los Angeles for film and Broadway development.

In 2015, he was a commissioned playwright at Monash University, Melbourne, writing and directing an adaptation of the Dr Neerosh Mudaly book The Truth Is Longer Than A Lie, a research investigation into child abuse. The play adaptation was published by Black Pepper Press in November 2015. In 2021, Kieran was commissioned by the City of Kingston to write Enough is Enough, a play about problem gambling.

In May 2023 at Camelot Lounge in Sydney, Sons of Sun – Elvis, Jerry Lee, Johnny and Me is having its final show with John Kennedy fronting the stage band after eleven great years. Tickets for this final show with JFK out front can be purchased here:


Please click on individual play titles for information and details of upcoming performances of each production. The ‘scripts’ section of the site has a large selection of plays of various lengths, and for various cast sizes, which can be emailed to you.

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