Brian Yorkey

Brian Yorkey wrote the book and lyrics for Broadway musical next to normal (New York, 2008; Broadway, 2009; Pulitzer Prize for Drama, 2010).

Other work includes: If/Then starring Idina Menzel; the libretto for The Last Ship (Outer Critic’s Nomination, with John Logan), with a score by Sting; and the Disney Theatricals musical adaptation of Freaky Friday, which also became a Disney Channel Original Movie.

He was the Executive Producer and Co-Showrunner for the Netflix series Echoes. Prior to that, he was the Creator, Executive Producer and Showrunner of 13 Reasons Why for Netflix and Paramount Television. He has also directed for theatre and television.