AN ENERGY TALE by Anthony J. Piccione


The year is 2184. The world is far different than it is in the 21st century. While sitting around and juggling rocks – the only mildly fun hobby left to do on Earth – a young child named Sally is encountered by the mysterious Dr. Science. With Sally and Dr. Science, the audience is transported back to the past – our present – to learn about how many important decisions being made today, from fuel sources to politics, have affected Sally’s world…our future.



SALLY – A young child from the post-apocalyptic future.

DR SCIENCE – A mysterious individual who aims to teach Sally – and the rest of the audience – about the likely impact of climate change on our future, and what can be done to stop it.

ENSEMBLE – Regular people in the park, Fossil fuels (Oil Drill, Coal and Gas Pump), Clean renewable energy sources (wind turbine, sun, hydro-dam), Nuclear Power Plants, Environmental activists, Business Executives, Politicians



  • World premiere at the WorkShop Theater as part of the Midtown International Theatre Festival (New York, NY) – August 2017
  • Awards: Nominated for “Best Production” and “Best Director” at the Midtown International Theatre Festival (2017); Finalist at CT Wright the World playwriting contest (2016)
  • Press:

Dorian Palumbo reviews “An Energy Tale” – Drama Queens Reviews – 8/19/17

Energetic Energy Tale – OuterStage – 8/19/17

Review Fix Exclusive Midtown International Theatre Festival Coverage: Anthony J. Piccione Talks An Energy Tale – Review Fix – 8/2/17

Photo Flash: Sneak Peek at Children’s Play AN ENERGY TALE, Opening This Week at MITF – BroadwayWorld – 7/31/17

Midtown International Theatre Festival to Present 100 Plays in 23 Days Starting This Weekend – BroadwayWorld – 7/13/17

ANTHONY J. PICCIONE discusses his play “An Energy Tale” (VIDEO) – Off and Running – 7/5/17

ANTHONY J. PICCIONE saves the world…one show at a time – OuterStage – 6/27/17

Conservation Play for Kids, AN ENERGY TALE, Set for MITF This Summer – BroadwayWorld – 6/16/17

MITF 2017: The Oldest Continuing Theatre Festival in NYC Returns This Summer – BroadwayWorld – 6/3/17

Two Eastern Students Receive Awards in Eversource Connecticut Playwright Competition – Windham Region Chamber of Commerce – 5/6/16


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