Other Literary Forms
In addition to his dramatic works, John Patrick Shanley wrote screenplays, achieving considerable success with his first effort, Moonstruck, in 1987. He followed up with Five Corners (1988), The January Man (1989), Joe Versus the Volcano (1990), We’re Back! A Dinosaur’s Story (1993), Alive (1993), and Congo (1995). Several of Shanley’s plays have been developed into storybooks and novels.