Suzie Miller is a contemporary international playwright and screenwriter drawn to complex human stories often exploring injustice. Having been produced in 40 productions around the world winning multiple prestigious awards, she has been commissioned by, or been in residence at theatres including London’s National Theatre, the National Theatre of Scotland, Griffin Theatre Australia, Theatre Gargantua Canada and La Boite Theatre Australia.
In 2020 her drama PRIMA FACIE (premiered 2019, Griffin Theatre) won the 2020 AWGIE for Drama; the 2020 David Williamson Award for Outstanding Theatre Writing; and the 2020 prestigious Major AWGIE across all categories of theatre, film and television. In previous years she has won amongst other awards, the National Griffin Theatre award (2018), the Kit Denton Award for Writing with Courage (2009); the NY Fringe Festival Overall Excellence Award for Outstanding Playwriting (2008); AWGIE for Radio Play writing (2013); Inscription (and a mentorship with Edward Albee 2006, 2009); and more.
Her credits include: for Griffin: CARESS/ACHE; for Griffin Independent: SUNSET STRIP; for Black Swan State Theatre Company: DUST; for La Boite Theatre: THE MATHEMATICS OF LONGING, MEDEA; for Performing Lines WA: OVEREXPOSED; for Perth International Arts Festival and Sydney Opera House: DRIVING INTO WALLS, ONEFIVEZEROSEVEN; for Queensland Opera: SNOW WHITE; for Ransom Theatre Northern Ireland & Seymour Centre/Riverside Theatres: TRANSPARENCY. Other international credits include: for the National Theatre of Scotland: VELVET EVENING SÉANCE; for Theatre Gargantua (Canada): THE SACRIFICE ZONE; for the Cherry Tree Theatre New York: REASONABLE DOUBT; for the Assembly Rooms for Theatre 503 London, SOLD.
Suzie is currently under commission to write stage plays for Malthouse Theatre, Sydney Theatre Company, Griffin Theatre Company and Jonathan Church Productions, London. She is writing feature film adaptations of her plays PRIMA FACIE (for Bunya Productions, and Participant Media USA) and DUST (for Bunya Productions); an original romantic comedy (for Hoodlum Entertainment and Heiress Films); developing an original television series (for Matchbox Pictures); and adapting Heather Rose’s novel BRUNY (for Sue Maslin and Charlotte Seymour at Film Art Media).
Miller sits on the theatre committee of the AWG and the boards of various theatre companies.