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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 - 41 episodes, 2017 - 2019) (written by - 6 episodes, 2018 - 2019) (teleplay by - 4 episodes, 2017 - 2019)
- Let the Dead Bury the Dead (2019) ... (created for television by) / (written by)
- And Then the Hurricane Hit (2019) ... (created for television by)
- There Are a Few Things I Haven't Told You (2019) ... (created for television by)
- The World Closing In (2019) ... (created for television by) / (teleplay by)
- Always Waiting for the Next Bad News (2019) ... (created for television by)
 2018 Freaky Friday (TV Movie) (musical book)
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 2017-2019 13 Reasons Why (TV Series) (executive producer - 30 episodes)
- Angry, Young and Man (2019) ... (executive producer)
- The Good Person is Indistinguishable from the Bad (2019) ... (executive producer)
- If You're Breathing, You're a Liar (2019) ... (executive producer)
- Yeah. I'm the New Girl (2019) ... (executive producer)
- Bye (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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 2019 The Hall (Short) (special thanks) (post-production)
 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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(October 4 to November 20, 2016) He and Tom Kitt were the composers and lyricists for the musical, "Freaky Friday, " at the Signature Theatre in Arlington, Virginia. Mary Rodgers was novelist. Bridget Carpenter wrote the book. Christopher Ashley was director. 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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