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Phyllis Nagy is an American theatre and film director, screenwriter and dramatist. Nagy was nominated for the Primetime Emmy Award for writing and directing Mrs. Harris (2005), her screen debut. She received Academy Award and Writers Guild of America Award nominations for Best Adapted Screenplay for Carol (2015).

Nagy was born in New York City, New York, the daughter of Virginia Marie (Sottile) and Peter Thomas Nagy. She moved to London in 1992, where her playwriting career began in earnest at the Royal Court Theatre under the artistic direction of Stephen Daldry for whom she served as the Royal Court's writer-in-residence in the mid-1990s.

Nagy's plays have been performed in many countries. They include Weldon Rising, first produced by the Royal Court Theatre in association with the Liverpool Playhouse in 1992; Butterfly Kiss, first produced by the Almeida Theatre Company in 1994; The Scarlet Letter, an adaptation of Nathaniel Hawthorne’s classic novel, commissioned and first produced by the Denver Centre Theatre in 1994; Trip's Cinch, commissioned and first produced by the Actors Theatre of Louisville in 1994 and received its UK premiere in 2002; The Strip, commissioned and first produced by the Royal Court Theatre in 1995; and Disappeared, a joint winner of both the 1992 Mobil International Playwriting Prize and the 1995 Susan Smith Blackburn Prize. Disappeared premiered at the Royal Court in 1995 in a production directed by the author which subsequently toured the UK before a London run at the Royal Court Theatre. The play went on to win the Writers Guild of Great Britain Best Regional Play award and the Eileen Anderson/Central Television Best Play award. In February 1999 Disappeared was presented at the Steppenwolf Theatre, Chicago by RoadWorks Productions.

Nagy's most recent plays are Never Land, which premiered at the Royal Court Theatre in January 1998 in a co-production with The Foundry; and The Talented Mr Ripley, adapted from the novel by Patricia Highsmith which premiered at the Palace Theatre Watford in October 1998 and later produced by the Melbourne Theatre Company in February 1999. Her version of Chekov's The Seagull was produced at Chichester Festival Theatre in the summer of 2003. In 2005 she directed a production of The Scarlet Letter at the same venue.

Nagy wrote the screenplay for Carol, an adaption of Patricia Highsmith's novel The Price of Salt. She is developing an adaptation of Kate Atkinson's Case Histories for Film4 Productions.

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American Theater and Film Director and Screenwriter

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Phyllis Nagy Biography

Phyllis Nagy is an American theatre and film director, screenwriter and dramatist. Nagy was nominated for the Primetime Emmy Award for writing and directing Mrs. Harris (2005), her screen debut. She received Academy Award and Writers Guild of America Award nominations for Best Adapted Screenplay for Carol (2015).

Nagy was born in New York City, New York, the daughter of Virginia Marie (Sottile) and Peter Thomas Nagy. She moved to London in 1992, where her playwriting career began in earnest at the Royal Court Theatre under the artistic direction of Stephen Daldry for whom she served as the Royal Court's writer-in-residence in the mid-1990s.

Nagy's plays have been performed in many countries. They include Weldon Rising, first produced by the Royal Court Theatre in association with the Liverpool Playhouse in 1992; Butterfly Kiss, first produced by the Almeida Theatre Company in 1994; The Scarlet Letter, an adaptation of Nathaniel Hawthorne’s classic novel, commissioned and first produced by the Denver Centre Theatre in 1994; Trip's Cinch, commissioned and first produced by the Actors Theatre of Louisville in 1994 and received its UK premiere in 2002; The Strip, commissioned and first produced by the Royal Court Theatre in 1995; and Disappeared, a joint winner of both the 1992 Mobil International Playwriting Prize and the 1995 Susan Smith Blackburn Prize. Disappeared premiered at the Royal Court in 1995 in a production directed by the author which subsequently toured the UK before a London run at the Royal Court Theatre. The play went on to win the Writers Guild of Great Britain Best Regional Play award and the Eileen Anderson/Central Television Best Play award. In February 1999 Disappeared was presented at the Steppenwolf Theatre, Chicago by RoadWorks Productions.

Nagy's most recent plays are Never Land, which premiered at the Royal Court Theatre in January 1998 in a co-production with The Foundry; and The Talented Mr Ripley, adapted from the novel by Patricia Highsmith which premiered at the Palace Theatre Watford in October 1998 and later produced by the Melbourne Theatre Company in February 1999. Her version of Chekov's The Seagull was produced at Chichester Festival Theatre in the summer of 2003. In 2005 she directed a production of The Scarlet Letter at the same venue.

Nagy wrote the screenplay for Carol, an adaption of Patricia Highsmith's novel The Price of Salt. She is developing an adaptation of Kate Atkinson's Case Histories for Film4 Productions.

Phyllis Nagy Videos

  • DP/30 in Cannes: Carol, Phyllis Nagy - YouTube
  • The Strip by Phyllis Nagy - YouTube

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  • How to book Phyllis Nagy?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Phyllis Nagy for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers. Fill out a booking request form for Phyllis Nagy, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Phyllis Nagy or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book Phyllis Nagy?

    Booking fees for Phyllis Nagy, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies according to the circumstances, including the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. Speaker fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Phyllis Nagy, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • Who is the agent for Phyllis Nagy?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Phyllis Nagy for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Phyllis Nagy for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Phyllis Nagy or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Phyllis Nagy or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

Phyllis Nagy is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book Phyllis Nagy for your event is available upon request. Phyllis Nagy generally travels from Los Angeles, CA, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are George Miller, Drew Goddard, Alex Garland, Adam McKay and Carl Franklin. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Phyllis Nagy for an upcoming event.

Phyllis Nagy Speaker Videos

  • DP/30 in Cannes: Carol, Phyllis Nagy - YouTube
    The Strip by Phyllis Nagy - YouTube

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