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David Lindsay-Abaire


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Nominated for two 2009 Tony Awards (Best Musical and Best Book for a Musical) for "Shrek - The Musical" written (Book and Lyrics) in collaboration with Jeanine Tesori who composed the music. See more trivia »
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 2015 Poltergeist (screenplay) (completed)
 2013 Shrek the Musical (book)
 2013 Oz the Great and Powerful (screenplay)
 2012 Rise of the Guardians (screenplay)
 2010 Rabbit Hole (based on his play: "Rabbit Hole") / (screenplay)
 2008 Inkheart (screenplay)
 2005 Robots (screenplay) / (story)
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 2013 Shrek the Musical (lyrics: "Big Bright Beautiful World", "Story of My Life", "The Goodbye Song", "Don't Let Me Go", "I Know It's Today", "What's Up, Duloc?", "Travel Song", "Donkey Pot Pie", "This is How a Dream Comes True", "Who I'd Be", "Morning Person", "I Think I Got You Beat", "The Ballad of Farquaad", "Make a Move", "When Words Fail", "Morning Person (reprise)", "Build a Wall", "Freak Flag", "Big Bright Beautiful World (reprise)", "This Is Our Story")
 2013 Oz the Great and Powerful (lyrics: "The Munchkin Welcome Song") / (writer: "The Munchkin Welcome Song")
 2012 Rise of the Guardians (lyrics: "Still Dream")
 2009 The 63rd Annual Tony Awards (TV Special) (lyrics: "Freak Flag", "What's Up, Duloc?")
 2007 Shrek the Third (writer: "Little Birdy", "Final Showdown")
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 2013 Shrek the Musical (lyricist)
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 2010 Shrek Forever After (special thanks)

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Play: Rabbit Hole (Winner of 2007 Pulitzer Prize, Tony Award nominee.) See more »
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[re Rabbit Hole (2010)] There are no words in the climax of the movie, and in the play there are only words. The sister character in the play is a source of comic relief, which is helpful in a play about the death of a child. But her part in film was cut away, and that concerned me. Not until I saw the film with an audience did I realize there's all this new stuff that got laughs that I didn't ... See more »

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Attended his local Boys and Girls Club when he was young. See more »

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