Halley Feiffer

Writing credits include: I’m Gonna Pray For You So Hard (Atlantic Theater Company, dir. Trip Cullman; OCC Nom. John Gassner Playwriting Award), A Funny Thing Happened On The Way to the Gynecologic Oncology Unit at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center of New York City (MCC Theater, dir. Trip Cullman), and How To Make Friends And Then Kill Them (Rattlestick Playwrights Theatre, dir. Kip Fagan). Her plays have been produced around the country and in the UK, and have been developed by Second Stage, New York Theatre Workshop, Eugene O’Neill Theater Center, and elsewhere; they are published by Dramatists Play Service and Overlook Press. Her work has been commissioned by Playwrights Horizons, Williamstown Theater Festival and three times by Manhattan Theater Club. She has written for the Starz series The One Percent (co-created by Alejandro Iñárritu), the upcoming Showtime series Purity (based on the novel by Jonathan Franzen) and is developing an original television project with Indigenous Media and two original series with Scott Rudin Productions. She teaches Playwriting at NYU.

Acting credits include the Broadway revivals of The Front Page (dir. Jack O’Brien) and The House of Blue Leaves (dir. David Cromer; Theater World Award), as well as numerous off-Broadway productions including Tigers Be Still (Roundabout, dir. Sam Gold; Drama League Nom.). TV & film work includes HBO’s Mildred Piece and Bored to Death and the films The Squid and the Whale, Margot at the Wedding (dir. Noah Baumbach) and He’s Way More Famous than You (dir. Michael Urie), which she also co-wrote.