Michael Mitnick Biography

Birth Place: Pittsburgh
Gender: Male

Michael Mitnick wrote "Sex Lives of Our Parents" (Second Stage Uptown, The Kennedy Center), "Fly By Night" with Will Connolly and Kim Rosenstock (Drama Desk-nominated Best Musical, Playwrights Horizons, Dallas Theater Center, TheatreWorks), "Ed, Downloaded" (Denver Center Theatre Company, Washington Ensemble Theatre) and "Spacebar: A Broadway Play by Kyle Sugarman" (City Lights Theater Company, The Wild Project). His songs have been performed at Lincoln Center Theater, Joe’s Pub, The Cutting Room and The Guggenheim. He currently is writing commissions for the Geffen Playhouse and the Roundabout Theatre Company. His film and television work includes the screenplay for "The Giver," the HBO show "Vinyl," and the screenplay for the upcoming film "The Current War" starring Benedict Cumberbatch and Michael Shannon. He is a graduate of Harvard University and holds an MFA in playwriting from the Yale School of Drama. He was born and raised in Pittsburgh.

Michael Mitnick Awards and Nominations

(winners are in red)

Drama Desk Awards - 2015 - Outstanding Book of a Musical
Michael Mitnick, Fly By Night