Christopher Shinn

Christopher Shinn was born in Hartford, Connecticut and lives in New York. His plays have premiered at the Royal Court, Lincoln Center Theater, Manhattan Theatre Club, the Vineyard Theatre, Playwrights Horizons, and South Coast Rep. His adaptation of Hedda Gabler for the Roundabout appeared on Broadway in 2009. He is a winner of an Obie Award in Playwriting and a Guggenheim Fellowship. He has been a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize in Drama and short-listed for the Evening Standard Theatre Award for Best Play. He teaches playwriting at the New School For Drama.  christophershinn.com