Christopher Shinn is an American playwright. Several of his plays have been premiered at the Royal Court Theatre, London: Four, Other People, Where Do We Live (Obie Award), Dying City (Pulitzer Prize finalist), and Now or Later, which was directed by Dominic Cooke and shortlisted for the Evening Standard Theatre Award for Best Play. Other plays include Teddy Ferrara (UK premiere at the Donmar Warehouse, 2015), What Didn't Happen, On the Mountain, and The Coming World. His adaptation of Ibsen's Hedda Gabler premiered on Broadway in 2009 in a production directed by Ian Rickson. A Guggenheim fellow, he teaches playwriting at the New School for Drama.