JOHN McDONNELL TIERNEY, PhD
PLAYWRIGHT – COMPOSER – LYRICIST
John McDonnell Tierney, aka “Jack,” holds advanced degrees in Music (UMASS) and Educational Psychology (UCONN) and has held fulltime college faculty position in both fields. From 1996 until his retirement as a Professor of Psychology in 2012, Dr. Tierney focused his teaching practice and scholarly research on Adolescent Development. Prior to 1996, Jack was a fulltime Professor of Music specializing in Musical Theater. Over the course of his career, Jack produced and/or directed more than fifty musical productions with high school, college, community and professional companies as well as commercial clients. He also composed several major musicals including “Dreamsinger” (2000), Peacemaker (2016), Humanity’s Child Off-Broadway (2019), and the 2021 version of Humanity’s Child, subtitled “More than a Musical," currently in production.
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