Allan Knee has written for stage and film. His play Syncopation won the American Theater Critics Award after premiering at the Long Wharf Theater and George Street Playhouse. It has played throughout the United States and Canada, and most recently at the Asolo in Sarasota, Florida, directed by Gus Kaikkonen. His musical version of Little Women (lyrics by Mindi Dickstein, music Jason Howland), won a Richard Rodgers Musical Theatre Award, and will open next season at the Shubert in New Haven, Connecticut, directed by Susan Schulman. Among his other works are Shmulnik's Waltz, Santa Anita '42 and Sholem Aleichem Lives, which toured with Theodore Bikel. For PBS he wrote the four-part adaptation of The Scarlet Letter. Allan is a graduate of the Yale School of Drama. (2003)
Note: This profile was written in or before 2004.
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