Arthur Meek’s plays include Trees Beneath the Lake (ATC), On the Upside Down of the World (ATC, national & intenational tours), Charles Darwin: Collapsing Creation. (Downstage/ Nelson Festival of the Arts), Dark Stars (Artworks/ international tour), Yolk (Young & Hungry), Mando the Goat Herd (Allen Hall), The Burn (Wellington International Fringe), The Eeneid (IronBark at the Bush), Sheep (Long Cloud Youth Theatre), and Erewhon (Christchurch Festival, Edinburgh Festival).
He is the co-adaptor of On the Conditions and Possibilities of Hillary Clinton Taking Me as Her Young Lover (La Mama New York), the previous incarnation of the same play featuring Helen Clark, and Richard Meros Salutes the Southern Man (BATS/ national tour). He is an original member of the musical comedy band The Lonesome Buckwhips, and was the co-creator and star of the television show Feedback (TV2).
Awards include the Harriet Friedlander New York Residency, the Bruce Mason Award for Playwriting and Summer Writer in Residence at the Michael King Writers Centre.
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