Aidan Fennessy


Aidan Fennessy is an award-winning writer, director and dramaturg. His plays have been produced by Melbourne Theatre Company, Queensland Theatre Company, Griffin Theatre, HotHouse, Playbox, Black Swan State Theatre Company and many more. His play Chilling and Killing My Annabel Lee won the Wal Cherry Award and was short-listed for the Victorian Premier’s Literary Award. His 2002 comedy festival collaboration The Trade won the prestigious Barry Award at the Melbourne International Comedy Festival. His play, Brutopia won the 2010 Griffin Award and National Interest won the Peoples Choice Award at the 2012 Premiers Literary Awards.

His directing credits include Peter Houghton’s A Commercial Farce for Malthouse Theatre; Alan Ayckbourne’s Things We Do For Love, David Mamet’s Boston Marriage, Lally Katz’s Return To Earth, Annie Baker’s Circle Mirror Transformation, John Guare’s His Girl Friday plus many more for the Melbourne Theatre Company; Ross Mueller’s The Glory for HotHouse Theatre, Matt Cameron’s Ruby Moon for Playbox/Neonheart, David Mamet’s Olleanna for HotHouse Theatre, and his own play Chilling and Killing My Annabel Lee for Playbox/Chameleon. Aidan was co-founder of the highly successful Chameleon Theatre, a member of the Artistic Directorate of Hothouse Theatre, Artistic Director of the Store Room Theatre Workshop and Associate Director at Melbourne Theatre Company.

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CHILLING AND KILLING MY ANNABEL LEE  add to cart
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