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John Patrick Shanley

 

Birth Place: Bronx, NY, USA

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[Off-Broadway, 2017]
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[Off-Broadway, 2015]
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[Off-Broadway, 2012]
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[Off-Broadway, 2008]
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[Off-Broadway, 2001]
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[Off-Broadway, 1996]
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[Off-Broadway, 1993]
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[Off-Broadway, 1993]
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[Off-Broadway, 1991]
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[Off-Broadway, 1990]
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Mary Testa, Sherie Rene Scott, John Patrick Shanley, Aimee Carrero, Jason Alexander,  Photo

Mary Testa, Sherie Rene Scott, John Patrick Shanley, Aimee Carrero, Jason Alexander, Pico Alexander

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08/25/2017

 

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[Off-Broadway, 2017]
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[Off-Broadway, 2015]
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[Off-Broadway, 2012]
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[Off-Broadway, 2008]
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[Off-Broadway, 2001]
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[Off-Broadway, 2001]
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[Off-Broadway, 1996]
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[Off-Broadway, 1993]
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[Off-Broadway, 1991]
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[Off-Broadway, 1990]
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John Patrick Shanley Awards and Nominations

 
Drama Desk Awards - 2014 - Outstanding Play
John Patrick Shanley, Outside Mullingar
 
Tony Awards - 2014 - Best Play
John Patrick Shanley, Outside Mullingar
 
The Lortels - 2006 - Playwrights’ Sidewalk Inductee Gold Star
John Patrick Shanley
 
BroadwayWorld Awards - 2005 - Best Play Gold Star
John Patrick Shanley, Doubt
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2005 - Outstanding New Play Gold Star
John Patrick Shanley, Doubt
 
New York Drama Critics Circle Awards - 2005 - Best Play Gold Star
John Patrick Shanley, Doubt
 
The Pulitzer Prize - 2005 - The Pulitzer Prize for Drama Gold Star
John Patrick Shanley, Doubt
 
Tony Awards - 2005 - Best Play Gold Star
John Patrick Shanley, Doubt
 
The Pulitzer Prize - 1954 - The Pulitzer Prize for Drama Gold Star
John Patrick, The Teahouse of the August Moon
 
Tony Awards - 1954 - Best Play Gold Star
John Patrick, The Teahouse of the August Moon

John Patrick Shanley News

BIRTHDAY CANDLES Starring Debra Messing Begins Final Two Weeks on Broadway Photo BIRTHDAY CANDLES Starring Debra Messing Begins Final Two Weeks on Broadway
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 16, 2022

Roundabout Theatre Company will conclude the New York premiere of Birthday Candles by Noah Haidle, starring Emmy Award winner Debra Messing, directed by Vivienne Benesch on Sunday, May 29.

Beck Center for the Arts Announces 2022-2023 Season
by Marissa Tomeo - May 11, 2022

Beck Center for the Arts¬†is pleased to announce its¬†2022-2023¬†Professional Theater Season,¬†the 89th¬†season which includes Tony Award¬ģ Winners, comedies, dramas, return of the blockbuster¬†Elf the Musical,¬†and¬†the twelfth collaboration with¬†Baldwin Wallace University Musical Theatre¬†program. ¬†

Tampa Repertory Theatre To Stage John Patrick Shanley's THE DREAMER EXAMINES HIS PILL Photo Tampa Repertory Theatre To Stage John Patrick Shanley's THE DREAMER EXAMINES HIS PILLOW, June 2-19
by A.A. Cristi - May 9, 2022

Rehearsals have begun for the Tampa Repertory Theatre's production of The Dreamer Examines His Pillow by Tony Award-winning playwright John Patrick Shanley. The play has not been staged professionally anywhere in Florida since it was created in 1986. 

FAT HAM Wins 2022 Pulitzer Prize for Drama Photo FAT HAM Wins 2022 Pulitzer Prize for Drama
by Team BWW - May 9, 2022

The Pulitzer Prize Board has just announced that Fat Ham has won the 2022 Pulitzer Prize for Drama. Other finalists included: Selling Kabul, and Kristina Wong, Sweatshop Overlord.

VIDEO: Who Will Win the 2022 Pulitzer Prize for Drama? Live at 3pm! Photo VIDEO: Who Will Win the 2022 Pulitzer Prize for Drama? Live at 3pm!
by Nicole Rosky - May 9, 2022

The Pulitzer Prize Board today will present the 2022 award winners for Prizes in Journalism, Books, Drama and Music. Who will win this year? Tune in right here at 3pm to watch the announcement live!

BWW Interview: Director Peter Allas Adds GOD OF CARNAGE to His List of Proud Producti Photo BWW Interview: Director Peter Allas Adds GOD OF CARNAGE to His List of Proud Productions
by Gil Kaan - May 2, 2022

The first Los Angeles revival of Yasmina Reza’s Tony Award-winning comedy God of Carnage plays a limited three-week engagement at the Odyssey Theatre beginning May 13, 2022. Peter Allas directs the playwright-approved cast of Matthew Downs, Jack Esformes, Lisa LoCicero and Leilani Smith. The very busy Peter made some time to answer a few of my queries.

Husson University Theatre Presents THE BIRDS at the Gracie's Black Box Theatre Photo Husson University Theatre Presents THE BIRDS at the Gracie's Black Box Theatre
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 26, 2022

Husson University Theatre (HUT), the university's official student theatre club, will perform Conor McPherson's 'The Birds' in a special arrangement with Dramatists Play Service from Friday, April 29, 2022 through Sunday, May 1, 2022 in the Gracie Theatre's Black Box performance space.

Bay Street Announces WINDFALL Cast And Crew Photo Bay Street Announces WINDFALL Cast And Crew
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 18, 2022

Bay Street Theater & Sag Harbor Center for the Arts has announced the cast and crew of the comedy Windfall, the first show of the 2022 Mainstage Season, with previews starting May 31. The new comedy by Scooter Pietsch, directed by Jason Alexander, opens Saturday, June 4, and continues through Sunday, June 19.

Cast Announced for WINDFALL at Bay Street Theater, Directed by Jason Alexander Photo Cast Announced for WINDFALL at Bay Street Theater, Directed by Jason Alexander
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 14, 2022

Bay Street Theater & Sag Harbor Center for the Arts has announced the cast and crew of the comedy Windfall, the first show of the 2022 Mainstage Season, with previews starting May 31. The new comedy by Scooter Pietsch, directed by Jason Alexander, opens Saturday, June 4, and continues through Sunday, June 19

Foursome Productions to Stage GOD OF CARNAGE Photo Foursome Productions to Stage GOD OF CARNAGE
by Marissa Tomeo - Apr 13, 2022

¬†Bad behavior has never been so much fun.¬†Foursome Productions¬†presents the first L.A. revival of¬†Yasmina Reza‚Äôs scathingly funny, Tony Award¬ģ-winning¬†God of Carnage.¬†Peter Allas¬†directs a¬†visiting production¬†at the¬†Odyssey Theatre¬†for a limited three-week run,¬†May 13¬†through¬†May 29.

John Patrick Shanley Videos

VIDEO: James Corden Asks Jamie Dornan if He'd Ever Do a Musical VideoVIDEO: James Corden Asks Jamie Dornan if He'd Ever Do a Musical
by Stage Tube - Mar 2, 2021

James Corden connects with Jamie Dornan and learns he's been living with (and raising) an incredible motivational force: his 7-year-old daughter who makes and posts signs around their home.

VIDEO: Christopher Walken Shares Thoughts on WILD MOUNTAIN THYME on THE LATE SHOW WIT VideoVIDEO: Christopher Walken Shares Thoughts on WILD MOUNTAIN THYME on THE LATE SHOW WITH STEPHEN COLBERT
by Stage Tube - Dec 15, 2020

Christopher Walken tells the story of how he came to own a prized memento from Muhammad Ali's boxing career, and how the legendary figure once called him a 'pretty boy.' You can see Walken in the upcoming movie, 'Wild Mountain Thyme.'

VIDEO: Emily Blunt Talks About WILD MOUNTAIN THYME on JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE VideoVIDEO: Emily Blunt Talks About WILD MOUNTAIN THYME on JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE
by Stage Tube - Dec 11, 2020

Emily talks her time in quarantine, her kids picking up English accents after spending time in London, her top three Christmas songs, her new movie Wild Mountain Thyme, working with Christopher Walken, shooting in the Irish countryside, and going to the Guinness factory as a 14-year-old.

VIDEO: Watch the Official Trailer for John Patrick Shanley's WILD MOUNTAIN THYME VideoVIDEO: Watch the Official Trailer for John Patrick Shanley's WILD MOUNTAIN THYME
by Stage Tube - Nov 10, 2020

John Patrick Shanley's play 'Outside Mullingar' is coming to the big screen! Watch the trailer for 'Wild Mountain Thyme,' starring Jamie Dornan and Emily Blunt, below.

VIDEO: Jason Alexander Talks MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG on LATE NIGHT VideoVIDEO: Jason Alexander Talks MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG on LATE NIGHT
by Stage Tube - Oct 21, 2020

Jason Alexander chats about his new film Faith Based, reveals the passionate reactions he received for his role in Pretty Woman and discusses his experience working with Stephen Sondheim in Merrily We Roll Along.

VIDEO: Manhattan Theatre Club Explores Dramatic Openings VideoVIDEO: Manhattan Theatre Club Explores Dramatic Openings
by Stage Tube - Apr 27, 2020

You have to create an attention getting and intriguing opening to your play in order to get your audience to invest in your story.

Exclusive: Broadway's Renee Marino Guides a 30 Minute Full Body Workout! VideoExclusive: Broadway's Renee Marino Guides a 30 Minute Full Body Workout!
by Stephi Wild - Mar 26, 2020

In need of a full body workout you can do at home while practicing social distancing? Broadway's Renee Marino has just the solution!

VIDEO: Timothee Chalamet Lost Roles to Ansel Elgort in High School VideoVIDEO: Timothee Chalamet Lost Roles to Ansel Elgort in High School
by Stage Tube - Feb 4, 2018

On the Golden Globes red carpet, Timothee Chalamet and Ansel Elgort debated who was more popular in school. Chalamet claims that he auditioned for Guys and Dolls and Hairspray and didn't get in, while Elgort got the leads.

Backstage with Richard Ridge: Jason Alexander Looks Back on His Broadway Roots! VideoBackstage with Richard Ridge: Jason Alexander Looks Back on His Broadway Roots!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Dec 11, 2017

The rest of the world might know him as Jerry Seinfeld's on-screen best bud, but theatre lovers remember him for the many roles he has played onstage over his four decade-long career.

BWW TV: Watch Highlights of Jason Alexander, Sherie Rene Scott & More in THE PORTUGUE VideoBWW TV: Watch Highlights of Jason Alexander, Sherie Rene Scott & More in THE PORTUGUESE KID
by BroadwayWorld TV - Oct 20, 2017

The Portuguese Kid is now in previews ahead of an October 24, 2017 opening night at MTC at New York City Center Stage I (131 West 55th Street). Performances began on September 19. The show recently announced a one-week extension due to popular demand, and will now play through December 3.


John Patrick Shanley Frequently Asked Questions

How many shows has John Patrick Shanley written?
John Patrick Shanley has written 19 shows including Danny and the Deep Blue Sea (Playwright), Women of Manhattan (Playwright), the dreamer examines his pillow (Playwright), Italian American Reconciliation (Playwright), The Big Funk (Playwright), Beggars in a House of Plenty (Playwright), Four Dogs and a Bone (Playwright), Missing/Kissing: Missing Marisa/Kissing Christine (Playwright), Psychopathia Sexualis (Playwright), Cellini (Playwright), Where's My Money? (Author), Sailor's Song (Playwright), Doubt (Playwright), Doubt (Playwright), Defiance (Playwright), Romantic Poetry (Bookwriter), Storefront Church (Playwright), Outside Mullingar (Playwright), Prodigal Son (Author).

What awards has John Patrick Shanley been nominated for?
Outstanding Play (Drama Desk Awards) for Outside Mullingar , Best Play (Tony Awards) for Outside Mullingar , Playwrights’ Sidewalk Inductee (The Lortels) , Best Play (BroadwayWorld Awards) for Doubt , Outstanding New Play (Drama Desk Awards) for Doubt , Best Play (New York Drama Critics Circle Awards) for Doubt , The Pulitzer Prize for Drama (The Pulitzer Prize) for Doubt , Best Play (Tony Awards) for Doubt The Pulitzer Prize for Drama (The Pulitzer Prize) for The Teahouse of the August Moon and Best Play (Tony Awards) for The Teahouse of the August Moon .

What awards has John Patrick Shanley won?
Playwrights’ Sidewalk Inductee (The Lortels), Best Play (BroadwayWorld Awards) for Doubt, Outstanding New Play (Drama Desk Awards) for Doubt, Best Play (New York Drama Critics Circle Awards) for Doubt, The Pulitzer Prize for Drama (The Pulitzer Prize) for Doubt, Best Play (Tony Awards) for Doubt The Pulitzer Prize for Drama (The Pulitzer Prize) for The Teahouse of the August Moonand Best Play (Tony Awards) for The Teahouse of the August Moon.