Sonya Kelly

Sonya Kelly is an Irish writer for theatre and TV.

Her debut solo play, THE WHEELCHAIR ON MY FACE, won a Scotsman Fringe First Award Edinburgh Fringe 2012, and received a Critics’ Pick in the New York Times. Her second play, HOW TO KEEP AN ALIEN, and won Best Production at the Dublin Fringe, 2014. It toured nationally and to the Brisbane Festival, Traverse in Edinburgh, Soho Theatre, The Irish Arts Center in New York, and the Auckland Arts Festival in New Zealand.  Her play, FURTNITURE, was developed and produced by Druid Theatre in 2018 for the Galway International Arts Festival and Irish national tour. In 2019 it won the Stewart Parker Trust Award an Irish Writers Guild award for Best New Theatre Script. 

She is currently working on a new play with Druid and has a number of TV projects in development with BBC Scotland, Wildfire Films, Green Pavilion and Treasure Entertainment.

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