The Plague Doctor by Jon Mennella | Script Revolution

The Plague Doctor

A young boy fighting the battle of his life encounters a strange but intriguing entity, The Plague Doctor.



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When a young boy is diagnosed with a life-threatening illness, and his mother struggles with the possibility of losing him, support and courage stems from an unlikely place - his friendship with an imaginary 17th century plague doctor.

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Submitted: April 4, 2017
Last Updated: June 4, 2018

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The Writer: Jon Mennella

Jon Mennella was raised in New York City and educated in Boston. He currently resides in Brooklyn where he spends his free time nurturing an ever-growing love for film and screenwriting. He was a finalist in the Writers' Store Industry Insider Competition and two of his short screenplays, The Parting Gift and Stick to your Guns, were granted first place honors in recognized screenplay competitions. Go to bio