Artistic Director John P. McEneny

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John P. McEneny (Artistic Director, Piper Theatre Productions)

John P. McEneny is the drama teacher at Brooklyn’s William Alexander Middle School for the past eighteen years. He is the artistic director of Piper Theatre Productions which he founded with his lovely sister Rachel in 2000. John has written many youth plays including Mayla the Monkey Girl (published by Playscripts Inc.), Very Bad Girl Scouts (YOUTHplays), Grippe of October (YOUTHplays), Cold April (Best Play Anthology 2008 Strawberry Fest), Aposiopesis (Smith & Krause’s 2013 Best Ten Minute Plays, 2013 Best Men’s Monologues, 2014 Best Women’s Monologues.) His play Pollywog was in NYU Steinhardt’s New Plays for Young Audiences festival at the Provincetown Playhouse.  John’s 2013 adaption of The Island of Doctor Moreau performed at 59E59 East of Edinburgh as well as the Edinburgh Fringe Festival where it won Bobby’s Sixth Star Award for best play. His other plays include Midnight Circus, Hydra (with Rachel Rear), Maddie Splinter and the Aluminum Chair Rocket Ship, Boy in the Iron Mask, and Splitfoot (with Vasile Flutur).  For Piper, he has directed Frankenstein, Xanadu, Hamlet, Macbeth, Othello, Midsummer, Twelfth Night, and others.