Gabrielle Allan started as a writer/producer in television, most notably for Scrubs where she was nominated for an Emmy. She partnered with Jen Crittenden and together they wrote the film, What's Your Number? starring Anna Faris and were involved in many production rewrites including Shrek Forever After. They currently write for the upcoming HBO show Divorce starring Sarah Jessica Parker and Veep. In theater, they are developing a musical, Hollywood Romance, with Scott Sanders Productions. But it was having two sons that helped inspire The Pirate La Dee Da. She is grateful to The Atlantic Theater for producing her theater debut and to Rob Greenberg for everything else.