James Farrell's plays include Here and There (Arena Theatre), Old Times, Good Times (Theatre of the Riverside Church, NYC; The Cleveland Playhouse; Seattle Public Theatre), In the Recovery Lounge (Circle Repertory Company), Bing and Walker (Circle Repertory Company; South Coast Repertory; Northlight Theatre; Peterborough Players), Migrant Moon (Jewish Repertory Theatre; Sundance Playwrights Laboratory), Donnie (City Theatre of Miami; City Playhouse of Los Angeles; Stageworks Theatre Company; Proctors Theatre), Djibouti (Theatre Studio, NYC; Stageworks Theatre Company), Purple Haze (Emerging Artists Theatre, NYC; Stageworks Theatre Company), Flying Blind (Stageworks Theatre Company),Correspondence (Stageworks Theatre Company), A Believer in Those Things Which Cannot Be Proven to Be True (Stageworks Theatre Company), Transplant (Proctor's Theatre), Black & White & Blue (Proctor's Theatre) and The Velocity of Geography, a play in progress. James has served as the Literary Manager for Circle Repertory Company and the New York State Theatre Institute. He received the first Drama League of New York Playwriting Grant, a New York State Council on the Arts Individual Artist Award and has been a writer in residence at Yaddo, The Mac Dowell Colony, the Blue Mountain Center and the Sundance Playwrights Laboratory. He has served as a script reader for the Royal Court Theatre in London and juror for the Edna St. Vincent Millay Colony for the Arts playwriting jury. He teaches playwriting at New York University's Tisch School of the Arts Dramatic Writing Program and at The University at Albany/SUNY. James is the Co-Founder, Artistic Director, and a Resident Playwright in the Hudson Valley Theatre Collective, a new play development workshop initiative for playwrights, actors, directors and designers. James is a member of The Dramatists Guild of America, Inc. and member playwright at the Ensemble Studio Theatre Playwrights Unit in NYC.