David Auburn


Auburn’s plays include Lost Lake (Manhattan Theatre Club, 2014), The Columnist (MTC/Broadway 2012), The New York Idea (adaptation; Atlantic Theater 2010), Proof (Pulitzer Prize, Tony Award, New York Drama Critics Circle Award), An Upset and Amateurs (EST Marathons), and The Journals of Mihail Sebastian. He also worked on Jonathan Larson’s posthumous Tick Tick Boom. Films include The Girl in the Park (writer/director) and The Lake House. Recent directing credits include O’Neill’s Anna Christie (Berkshire Theatre Festival) and the world premiere of Michael Weller’s Side Effects (MCC). His short plays have been collected in the volume Fifth Planet and Other Plays (DPS). A former Guggenheim Fellow, he lives in New York City.