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Brian Yorkey

Brian Yorkey is a writer and producer, known for 13 Reasons Why (2017), Untitled Fashion Musical Project and Next to Normal. See full bio »

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  13 Reasons Why (TV Series) (created for television by - 27 episodes, 2017 - 2019) (written by - 4 episodes, 2018) (teleplay by - 3 episodes, 2017)
- Episode #3.1 (2019) ... (created for television by)
- Bye (2018) ... (created for television by) / (written by)
- The Box of Polaroids (2018) ... (created for television by) / (written by)
- Bryce and Chloe (2018) ... (created for television by)
- Smile, Bitches (2018) ... (created for television by)
 2018 Freaky Friday (TV Movie) (musical book)
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 2017-2018 13 Reasons Why (TV Series) (executive producer - 26 episodes)
- Bye (2018) ... (executive producer)
- The Box of Polaroids (2018) ... (executive producer)
- Bryce and Chloe (2018) ... (executive producer)
- Smile, Bitches (2018) ... (executive producer)
- The Missing Page (2018) ... (executive producer)
 2017 13 Reasons Why: Beyond the Reasons (TV Series documentary) (executive producer - 1 episode)
- Beyond the Reasons Season 1 (2017) ... (executive producer)
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 2018 Freaky Friday (TV Movie) (songs: lyrics by)
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 2016 Grease Live! (TV Movie) (writer: "All I Need Is an Angel", "Maybe (Baby)")
 2014 The 68th Annual Tony Awards (TV Special) (lyrics: "Always Starting Over")
 2009 The 63rd Annual Tony Awards (TV Special) (lyrics: "I'm Alive", "You Don't Know", "I Am the One")
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 2018 The Hall (Short) (special thanks)
 2013 Sting: When the Last Ship Sails (Documentary) (special thanks)
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 2018 13 Reasons Why: Bringing the Book to Life (Video documentary short)
 2018 13 Reasons Why: Discovering Jessica Davis (Video documentary short)
 2018 13 Reasons Why: Hannah & Clay - An Unfinished Love Story (Video documentary short)
 2018 13 Reasons Why: Justin Foley - Not Your Typical Jock (Video documentary short)
 2017 13 Reasons Why: Beyond the Reasons (TV Series documentary)
- Beyond the Reasons Season 1 (2017) ... Himself
 2014 The Show (TV Series)
- Episode #2.23 (2014) ... Himself
 2011 The Legacy Project (TV Series documentary)
- Lee Adams with Brian Yorkey (2011) ... Himself
 2010 Working in the Theatre (TV Series documentary)
- Production: Next to Normal (2010) ... Himself
 2009 The 63rd Annual Tony Awards (TV Special)
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(2016-2017 season) He wrote the score for the musical, "Next to Normal," at the BoHo Theatre in Chicago, Illinois with Colette Todd in the cast. Tom Kitt wrote the original score and orchestrations. See more »

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Tom Kitt and musical, "Next to Normal" at the Drury Lane Productions in Chicago, Illinois was nominated for a 2014 Joseph Jefferson Equity Award for Large Musical Production.

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