Geraldine Brophy is one of New Zealand’s leading actors. Her award-winning career spans theatre, film and television.
Geraldine has been writing plays since 2003. The Viagra Monologues, her first work, opened to critical acclaim in Auckland that year and had a Wellington season in 2008. Mary’s Gospel premiered at the Herald Theatre, Auckland in March 2004. Confessions of a Chocoholic played to a sell out season at its premiere in November 2004 and opened at Downstage Theatre, Wellington, in February 2005. It went on to tour nationally.
Real Estate played to full houses in late 2005 and 2006. The Paradise Package premiered at the Fortune Theatre, Dunedin, in 2006. The Merry Wives of Windsor Avenue was commissioned by Downstage and Centrepoint Theatres in 2008 and was premiered in 2010 by Playbox Theatre Hamilton.
Ladies A Plate, written with her daughter, is a whimsical exploration of recipes and ritual passed down through families. It had three sell out seasons in Petone Wellington, and featured in the 2010 Cadbury festival Dunedin at The Mayfair Theatre.
Geraldine regularly produces and performs her own work.