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David Lindsay-Abaire

David Lindsay-Abaire

David Lindsay-Abaire was most recently awarded the 2008 Ed Kleban Award as America's most promising musical theatre lyricist. Prior to that, he received the 2007 Pulitzer Prize for Drama for his play Rabbit Hole, which premiered on Broadway at MTC's Biltmore Theatre. Rabbit Hole also received five Tony Award nominations, including Best Play, and the Spirit of America Award. His newest show, Shrek the Musical (book and lyrics) premiered at Seattle's 5th Avenue Theater, and opened on Broadway. His other works include Fuddy Meers, Kimberly Akimbo, Wonder of the World, High Fidelity, and A Devil Inside, among others. In addition to his work in theatre, Mr. Lindsay-Abaire wrote the screenplay for the Newline feature Inkheart, and Sony Picture's Spider-Man 4. He is also currently at work on screen adaptations of his plays Rabbit Hole for 20th Century Fox, starring Nicole Kidman, and Kimberly Akimbo for Killer Films and DreamWorks. He is a proud New Dramatists alum, a graduate of Sarah Lawrence College and the Juilliard School, as well as a member of the WGA and the Dramatists Guild Council.