John P. McEneny

John P. McEneny was born and raised in Albany, NY and is the oldest son of John and Barbara McEneny. He runs the acclaimed drama program at William Alexander Middle School 51 in Park Slope, Brooklyn. With his lovely sister, Rachel, he created Piper Theatre Productions which produces free Shakespearean productions at the Old Stone House in J. J. Byrne Park. He has directed over fifty plays and written dozens of youth plays including King of Cats, The Midnight Circus, The Wall of Badalalo, Grosse Isle, Shema, and The Puppet Children. His play about the influenza epidemic of 1918, The Grippe of October, traveled to the Gordonstoun School in Scotland in April 2008 and will be performed at Siena College in Fall 2008. His play about school girls in Rwanda, Cold April, won the 2008 Riant Theatre Festival's Strawberry Festival in New York City. He is a graduate of Siena College and has an MA from NYU in Theatre in Education. To read more about Mr. McEneny and his plays, please contact him at

Plays by John P. McEneny