John Patrick Shanley
John Patrick Shanley is from the Bronx. His plays include Danny and the Deep Blue Sea, Savage in Limbo, Italian American Reconciliation, Welcome to the Moon, Four Dogs and a Bone, Cellini, Dirty Story, Defiance and Pirate. His theatrical work is performed extensively across the United States and around the world. For his play Doubt, he received both the Tony Award and the Pulitzer Prize. In the arena of screenwriting, he has nine films to his credit, most recently Doubt, with Meryl Streep, Philip Seymour Hoffman and Amy Adams, which was nominated for five Academy Awards, including Best Adapted Screenplay. The film of Doubt was also directed by Mr. Shanley. Other films include Five Corners (Special Jury Prize, Barcelona Film Festival), Alive, Joe Versus the Volcano, which he also directed, and Live from Baghdad for HBO (Emmy nomination). For his script of Moonstruck he received both the Writers Guild of America Award and an Academy Award for best original screenplay. The Writers Guild of America awarded Mr. Shanley the 2009 Lifetime Achievement In Writing.
Appearances on CUNY TV
ATW's Working in the Theatre
Irish Writers in America
- John Patrick Shanley & Kenneth Lonergan
February 7, 2014
November 5, 2005
- Pulitzer Playwrights Donald Margulies, John Patrick Shanley, Beth Henley on their experiences in the theatre, with readings from the new book "The Play that Changed My Life."
January 26, 2012
- Arts & Leisure Weekend: Pulitzer Playwrights. Donald Margulies, John Patrick Shanley, Beth Henley
January 10, 2010