Hilary Bell


Hilary Bell writes for stage, radio, screen and music theatre.

Plays include Fortune, Wolf Lullaby, The Anatomy Lesson of Doctor Ruysch, The Falls, Memmie Le Blanc, The Red Balloon, The White Divers of Broome, The Splinter, Victim Sidekick Boyfriend Me, The Mysteries: Genesis (with Lally Katz), Paul Capsis’ Angela’s Kitchen, The Red Tree, adaptations of Chekhov’s The Seagull and Moliere’s The Hypochondriac, as well as libretti for operas, musicals and song cycles.

These have been produced nationally by Griffin, STC, Belvoir, Black Swan, Deckchair, La Boite, NORPA, National Theatre of Parramatta, Vitalstatistix, Darlinghurst Theatre Company, STCSA, Vivid Festival, and internationally by Atlantic and Steppenwolf (USA), and the National’s Connections program (UK). Awards: Philip Parsons, Jill Blewitt, Eric Kocher, Aurealis, Inscription, a Helpmann and two AWGIEs.

Hilary is a graduate of the Juilliard Playwrights’ Studio, NIDA and AFTRS. She was the 2003-04 Tennessee Williams Fellow in Creative Writing at Tennessee’s University of the South, and in 2013 the Patrick White Playwriting Fellow, STC. Hilary is a member of playwrights’ company 7-ON. She is the author of several picture books, including bestseller Alphabetical Sydney.

THE ANATOMY LESSON OF DOCTOR RUYSCH  add to cart
ANGELA'S KITCHEN  add to cart
CUE THE CHORUS: ROBIN SHALL RESTORE AMENDS  limited
THE FALLS  add to cart
THE HYPOCHONDRIAC  add to cart
MEMMIE LE BLANC  add to cart
THE RED BALLOON  add to cart
THE SPLINTER  add to cart
VICTIM SIDEKICK BOYFRIEND ME  add to cart
THE WHITE DIVERS OF BROOME  add to cart
WOLF LULLABY  add to cart