Pulitzer Prize winner David Lindsay-Abaire grew up right here in Boston. Born and raised in “Southie”, Lindsay-Abaire got his introduction to acting and play writing at Milton Academy, where he attended high school. He then went on to major in theatre at Sarah Lawrence College from which he graduated in 1992, and continued to hone his craft at the Lila Acheson Wallace American Playwrights Program at the Julliard School, where he studied under noted playwrights Marsha Norman and Christopher Durang.
Lindsay-Abaire was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for Drama in 2007 for his play Rabbit Hole, and has written numerous plays since including A Devil Inside, Snow Angel, Wonder of the World and Kimberly Akimbo. Abaire has also written for film, working on screenplays for Robot, Inkheart and a film adaptation of Rabbit Hole, and is also credited with writing the book and lyrics for Shrek, the Musical, as well as the book for High Fidelity.
Mr. Lindsay-Abaire currently lives in Brooklyn with his wife, actress Christine Lindsay(-Abaire) and two children.