Atlantic Theater Company FLORIAN ZELLER - Atlantic Theater Company


FLORIAN ZELLER (Playwright) is a French novelist and playwright. Zeller won the prestigious Prix Interallié in 2004 (Fascination of Evil) and several Molière Awards for his plays La Mère (The Mother) and Le Père (The Father). L’Autre, Le Manège, Si tu mourais, Elle t’attend, La Vérité (The Truth) and Une heure de Tranquillité were successfully produced in France and internationally. L’Envers du décor, starring Daniel Auteuil was produced in Paris in 2016. Avant de s’envoler played the same season. It will open at London’s Wyndham’s Theatre in October 2018 (The Height of the Storm) starring Jonathan Pryce and Eileen Atkins directed by Jonathan Kent. His play Le Père (The Father) was nominated for Best New Play at the 2016 Olivier Awards. Kenneth Cranham won as Best Actor. It received two nominations for the 2016 Tony Awards: Best Play and Best Performance by an Actor (winner, Frank Langella). Le Père has been performed in over 35 countries. His last play, Le Fils (The Son), finishing his Family Trilogy has been produced in Paris in 2018 and will have its London premiere in Spring 2019. Christopher Hampton has translated most of Florian’s plays. His plays have received multiple international awards. Florian Zeller lives in Paris and is married to actress and sculptor Marine Delterme.