"There are more things in Heaven and Earth, Horatio, Than are dreamt of in your philosophy."
Hamlet - Act I, scene v
Jim Moran received his MFA in Playwriting from UNLV where his thesis play Emerald Eagle premiered at Nevada Conservatory Theatre. Shortly after, his play Martian Manhunter Lives was seen Off-Broadway at the Snapple Theater Center and he obtained a PONY Fellowship nomination from the LARK Play Development Center. Since returning to his native city of Seattle, Eclectic Theater Company has premiered his plays including September Skies (“…the writing is taut, witty, and true…a study in how desperately we flail for what we want during these few short years we call life” – Seattle Weekly) and Across A Little Red Marker (…a frisky and entertaining piece of work” – The Stranger) to critical acclaim. He recently finished another world premiere with Macha Theatre Works for his comedy ...And Starring Claire From Hollywood. His work has also been presented in Seattle at 14/48: The World’s Quickest Theatre Festival, Bainbridge Performing Arts, Northwest Playwrights Alliance’s Double Shot Festival, The Schoolyard at the Re-Bar, The Shoreline Arts Readers Theater and the upcoming Sandbox Radio Live. He also served as the assistant to Tony Award-Winning playwright Terrence McNally for the book of Catch Me If You Can, the Musical when it debuted at 5th Avenue Theatre.