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Halley Feiffer

(Playwright/Cat). Playwrights debut. Plays include I’m Gonna Pray For You So Hard (Atlantic, OCC Nom.), A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Gynecologic Oncology Unit at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center of New York City (MCC), How To Make Friends and Then Kill Them (Rattlestick), and Moscow Moscow Moscow Moscow Moscow Moscow (Williamstown, MCC). Acting credits include A Funny Thing Happened… at the Geffen, Broadway revivals The Front Page and The House of Blue Leaves (Theater World Award), off-Broadway shows like Tigers Be Still (Roundabout, Drama League Nom.), and film / TV projects like The Squid and the Whale and He’s Way More Famous Than You, which she co-wrote. TV writing includes “Mozart in the Jungle” (Amazon), “Kidding” (Showtime) and pilots for FX and TNT.

(Updated Feb 2019)


Playwrights' Perspectives

Playwright’s Perspective: The Pain of My Belligerence

This play aims to explore the corrosive effects of the patriarchy on women and men alike — to examine the culture that has created the phenomenon of toxic masculinity and its insidious effects, and to start imagining ways we can break free.


The American Voice: Hard Laughs

This aching world is penned by a writer who’s a connoisseur of the purest laugh, the highest joke, the laugh that can laugh at that which is unhappy. It makes the medicine go down. (Adam Greenfield, Associate Artistic Director)


Halley Feiffer: A Retrospective

As a writer and actor in theater, television, and film, Halley Feiffer has a reputation for excavating the darkest depths of the human condition. (Lizzie Stern, Literary Associate)