Jim Knable's play SPAIN was professionally produced at MCC Theatre (dir. Jeremy Dobrish 2007), Summer Play Festival (2006), Woolly Mammoth Theatre (2001), Actor's Express in Atlanta, New Jersey Rep, Playwrights Theatre of New Jersey, Phoenix Theatre of Indianapolis, and various other regional and university theatres. GREEN MAN was selected for National New Play Network showcase 2006; workshopped at Ars Nova, Premiere Stages and The River Stage; produced at STAGEStheatre, Los Angeles, 2015. EMERSON HIGH was workshopped at NYU with Eduardo Machado (dramaturg) and produced at Half Moon Theatre 2009. TRUE AND SOLID GROUND was produced at Soho Rep (SummerCamp 2001). Knable was commissioned by Firefly: Theater and Film to write the Houdini-related plays PRINCE OF AIR and THE GREAT BEYOND, which have been workshopped at Geva Theatre, Walnut Street Theatre and Open Fist Theatre; PRINCE OF AIR was one of three finalists for the Terrence McNally New Play Award in 2013. SPAIN was included in Smith and Kraus' Best New Plays 2008 Anthology. He has been commissioned to write four plays for young audiences by The Playwrights Project and The Hangar Theatre that have all been produced and toured through schools, libraries and rehab centers; commissioned to write the children’s opera THE MAGIC FISH with composer brother Sunny Knable in 2012 by Half-Moon Theatre—performances 2012-2015 at Half-Moon and other venues in New York and the Mondavi Center at UC Davis. THE BEST MISTAKE published by Dramatic Publishing; THE TRUTH ABOUT DINOSAURS and LOST IN WORDS published by Playscripts, Inc. Currently, he is developing MASTER WILDER AND THE CABALA, an adaptation and origin story based on Thornton Wilder’s first novel The Cabala at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, a commission from the Thornton Wilder Estate; workshop reading in 2017; showcase production 2018. As a songwriter, Jim Knable has independently produced and released one solo album (Miles) and two albums (Golden Arrow and Redbeard) with his band The Randy Bandits. He lives in Brooklyn with his wife and sons.