Winnie Holzman

Winnie Holzman is the writer of Choice and (with acclaimed songwriter Stephen Schwartz) of the hit musical Wicked. For television, she created the memorable series “My So-Called Life,” which starred Claire Danes. She got her start writing for “thirtysomething,” and later co-executive produced (again with Marshall Herskovitz and Edward Swick) “Once and Again.” More recently, she created the ABC Family series “Huge” with her daughter, Savannah Dooley. Other theatre credits include the little-known musical Birds of Paradise, originally directed Off Broadway by Arthur Laurents. She lives in LA with her husband, Paul Dooley. Their 10-minute play, Post-Its: Notes on a Marriage, is performed frequently around the world. They recently collaborated on their first full-length play, Assisted Living. Ms. Holzman is currently working with Cameron Crowe on a new series for Showtime. A graduate of Princeton University, she has an MFA from the New York University musical theatre program and is a member of the Dramatists Guild. 

 

(As of October 2015)