Allan Knee has written for the stage and film. His play, THE MAN WHO WAS PETER PAN, was released by Miramax Films as FINDING NEVERLAND in October 2004. It costars Johnny Depp, Kate Winslet and Dustin Hoffman. SYNCOPATION won an American Critics Theater Award after premiering at the Long Wharf Theater and George Street Playhouse. It will open this fall on Broadway, produced by Vaud Massarsky, directed by John Tillinger and choreographed by John O'Connell (Strictly Ballroom). His musical version of LITTLE WOMEN won a Richard Rodgers Musical Theater Award. Among his other works are SHMULNIK'S WALTZ (music by David Shire), SANTA ANITA '42, THE MINISTER'S BLACK VEIL, ST. VALENTINE'S DAY MASSACRE and SHOLEM ALEICHEM LIVES, which toured with Theodore Bikel. For young audiences he adapted AROUND THE WORLD IN 80 DAYS, which toured nationally for TheaterWorks/USA. For PBS he wrote the four-part adaptation of THE SCARLET LETTER. Allan is a graduate of the Yale Drama School and a founding member of the Workshop Theater Company.