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Mary Kelly

Playwright/Director

Mary is an theatre-maker and a twice published,  five times produced, playwright. Her plays Unraveling the Ribbon (published by Nick Hern Books, London) and Two for a Girl (Stinging-Fly Press, Dublin) have been produced internationally.  She graduated from The Gaiety School of Acting, Dublin, in 2002, has been based in Berlin since 2011.

Mary has performed all over the world, her  theatre highlights include; All My Sons (Robin Lefevre, The Gate Theatre), A Doll’s House (Second Age Th. Co. Ireland), The Little Mermaid World Tour (Big-Telly Th. Co.) A Midsummer Night's Dream with The Irish Chamber Orchestra, Isaac’s Eye, Coolaid and Two for a Girl at English Theatre Berlin | IPAC, A Christmas Carol and Two for a Girl at Theatre Forum Kreuzberg. Two for a Girl at Frankfurt International Theatre. 

TV and film include; Parked with Colm Meaney (Ripple world Pictures), Fran (Setanta and TV3) and The Clinic (RTE). Radio includes; The Hit List with Brendan Gleeson, written and directed by John Boorman, and Mayday, written and directed by Veronica Coburn.

Mary teaches Creative Writing @marytjk and is an acting coach for actors and singers.

Mary met Sarai when they directed Rheingold in 2019 for Dramatic Voices Program Berlin. It’s an honour and delight for her to work with Sarai on Poems in My Hands.