Anchuli Felicia King

Artists, Writers

Anchuli Felicia King is a playwright, screenwriter and multidisciplinary artist of Thai-Australian descent.

As a playwright, King is interested in linguistic hybrids, digital cultures and globalization. The Royal Court Theatre’s mainstage production of King’s play WHITE PEARL marked her professional debut in May 2019, directed by Nana Dakin. WHITE PEARL was subsequently produced by Sydney Theatre Company / National Theatre of Parramatta in Sydney in 2019 and the Studio Theatre in Washington, DC in the United States. Her play GOLDEN SHIELD was commissioned through Melbourne Theatre Company’s Next Stage program and made its Off-Broadway debut at Manhattan Theatre Club in 2022.

As a screenwriter, King recently wrote on HBO’s/Team Downey series THE SYMPATHIZER starring Robert Downey Jr and Hoa Xuande based on the book of the same name due for 2024 release, HBO/Sky’s dark horror comedy THE BABY and the Foxtel drama THE TWELVE, both series one and two. She has TV projects in development with a range of companies including, See-Saw, SK Global, Warner Bros, Amazon, Netflix, and Lucky Chap Entertainment.

Felicia was the 2020 Patrick White Fellow at Sydney Theatre Company and is currently under commission with the Royal Court Theatre, the Manhattan Theatre Club, the Atlantic Theatre Company, the Sydney Theatre Company and the Melbourne Theatre Company.