Brian Yorkey

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Birthday
23, 1970
Birthplace
Omaha, NE
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
23, 1970 (age 47)
Birthplace
Omaha, NE

About

Award-winning playwright, screenwriter, and producer who first became known for penning the Tony-winning musical Next to Normal. He would go on to write and produce the Netflix adaptation of Jay Asher's 13 Reasons Why.

Before Fame

He graduated from Columbia University. While there, he was the Artistic Director of Varsity Show.

Trivia

Next to Normal won the Pulitzer Prize for Drama in 2010. He also penned If/Then, originally starring Idina Menzel.

Family Life

Much of his youth was spent in Omaha, Nebraska, before he moved with his family to Issaquah, Washington.

Associated With

He worked with Bridget Carpenter to create a musical version of Freaky Friday which premiered in Virginia in the Fall of 2016.