John Grissmer has taught Theater courses at three major universities.
GLORIOUS NOISE, his musical play about composer Charles Ives has been performed numerous times in Connecticut and New York. His other musical play, THE PERFECT GAME: Jim Naismith Invents Basketball has been performed at Xavier and Catholic Universities.
He is also the author of THE GHOSTS OF ANTIETAM, a novel of alternative history in which U. S. President Hannibal Hamlin dodges civil war by making a clever political deal with Jefferson Davis.
Published by Authorhouse.
As a film maker he is the Producer/Writer of THE BRIDE starring Robin Strasser and John Beal, director of BLOOD RAGE starring Louise Lasser, and writer/director of the thriller classic SCALPEL, starring Robert Lansing and Judith Chapman.
He thinks that HOW TO WRITE AN IRISH PLAY might make an interesting movie.