Artist Bio

Christopher Shinn

(Bio as of February, 2013)

Christopher Shinn is the author of Four, Other People, The Coming World, Where
Do We Live, What Didn’t Happen, On the Mountain, Dying City, Now or Later and Picked. His work has premiered at the Royal Court Theatre, Lincoln Center Theater, Manhattan Theatre Club, Vineyard Theatre and Playwrights Horizons, among others. His adaptation of Hedda Gabler for Roundabout Theatre Company premiered on Broadway in 2009. Mr. Shinn is the recipient of an Obie Award in Playwriting and a Guggenheim Fellowship, was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize in
Drama in 2008 and was shortlisted for the Evening Standard Theatre Award for Best Play in 2009. Since 2004 he has taught playwriting at The New School for Drama, where he currently serves as department head.