Andrew Bovell

Personal Information
ANDREW BOVELL (Playwright) is the recipient of the Centenary Medal for his contribution to the Arts and Society in Australia. He has received the Australian Writers Guild award for Best Stage play or Best Screenplay on nine occasions. When The Rain Stops Falling premiered at the Adelaide Festival of the Arts in 2008 and was subsequently produced by the Sydney Theater Company, the Melbourne Theater Company and the Almeida Theater in London in 2009. Other works for the stage include Holy Day (2001), Who's Afraid of the Working Class (1999), Scenes from A Separation (1998) and Speaking in Tongues (1996) which was recently revived on the West End at the Duke of York’s Theater and was seen at the Roundabout Theater in New York in 2001. His most recent film, Blessed, received the award for Best Screenplay at the San Sebastian Film Festival. His other feature film credits include Edge of Darkness (2010), The Book of Revelation (2006), Lantana (2001), Head On (1998) and Strictly Ballroom (1992).

Production Theatre Opened Credit
1 When the Rain Stops Falling Mitzi E. Newhouse Theater 03/08/2010 Playwright
2 Speaking in Tongues Gramercy Theatre 11/15/2001 Author
Award Production Function
1 NOMINATED 2010 Lucille Lortel Award, Outstanding Play When the Rain Stops Falling Playwright