Michael Mitnick’s plays include SEX LIVES OF OUR PARENTS (world premiere 2ndStage Uptown), FLY BY NIGHT (Playwrights Horizons 2014; Dallas Theater Center; TheatreWorks), ED, DOWNLOADED (world premiere Denver Center Theatre Company), SPACEBAR: A BROADWAY PLAY BY KYLE SUGARMAN (world premiere City Lights; developed by The Lark and Studio 42), BABS THE DODO (world premiere at Washington Ensemble Theatre), & ELIJAH (world premiere at LOCAL Theatre Company). He is also writing the book for the Broadway bound musical version of the classic film Animal House. He wrote additional lyrics for a stage spectacle of King Kong which is running now in Australia. He wrote the screenplay for the adaptation of the Newbery-winning novel The Giver. Member of Ars Nova and P73 Playgroups. 2012 Visionary Playwright Award. Michael is currently writing commissions for The Roundabout, Manhattan Theatre Club and Theatre Masters in conjunction with The Goodman Theatre. He received his MFA in Playwriting from the Yale School of Drama. He lives in Brooklyn.