David Lindsay-Abaire (Playwright) is a Pulitzer Prize winning playwright, screenwriter, lyricist and librettist. Ripcord, one of his most recent scripts, premiered at the Manhattan Theatre Club in 2015 with Holland Taylor and Marylouise Burke in the lead roles. His play Good People premiered on Broadway, and won the New York Drama Critics' Circle Award for Best Play, The Horton Foote Prize, and The Edgerton Foundation New American Play Award. His previous play Rabbit Hole received the Pulitzer Prize for Drama, five Tony nominations, and the Spirit of America Award. David also wrote the book and lyrics for Shrek the Musical (Jeanine Tesori, composer), which was nominated for eight Tonys, four Oliviers, a Grammy, and earned David the Ed Kleban Award as America’s most promising musical theatre lyricist. Other plays include Fuddy Meers (produced at Circle in 2001), Kimberly Akimbo, Wonder of the World, and A Devil Inside. In addition to his work in theatre, David's screen credits include Rise of the Guardians, The Family Fang, and his film adaptation of Rabbit Hole. He is also, along with Marsha Norman, co-chair of the Playwriting Program at the Juilliard School.