Vincent S. Hannam

Vincent S. Hannam

A Florida born, Minnesota based writer, actor and all around theatre artist, his playwriting credits include the full length productions of FRANKENSTEIN (Hampstead Stage Company); LOOKING FOR FUN(BAGS) (Bad Theater Festival in NYC and the Minnesota Fringe Festival); SHARKNAMI: THE MUSICAL? (Orlando Fringe Festival); and THE MIDNIGHT HOUR (Mischief Tales).

10 minute plays include U.S. GRANT AND...
A Florida born, Minnesota based writer, actor and all around theatre artist, his playwriting credits include the full length productions of FRANKENSTEIN (Hampstead Stage Company); LOOKING FOR FUN(BAGS) (Bad Theater Festival in NYC and the Minnesota Fringe Festival); SHARKNAMI: THE MUSICAL? (Orlando Fringe Festival); and THE MIDNIGHT HOUR (Mischief Tales).

10 minute plays include U.S. GRANT AND LINCOLN LOG (Commonweal Theatre) and JAY & JULIA (In Heart Theatre).

Vincent is also a co-founder/writer-in-residence for Mischief Tales, where his screenwriting credits include MALENTENDIDO, LOOKING FOR FUN(BAGS) and A FLORAL AFFAIR. He graduated with a BFA in Acting from the University of Central Florida

Plays

  • Frankenstein
    In this adaptation of Mary Shelley's classic novel, three actors tell the story of Victor Frankenstein's blind ambition to solve the mysteries of life and death as well as The Monster's desire for love and understanding. Caught between these destructive forces is the strong-willed, yet doomed, Elizabeth.

    "...presented quickly yet in such a manner that the narrative unfolds...
    In this adaptation of Mary Shelley's classic novel, three actors tell the story of Victor Frankenstein's blind ambition to solve the mysteries of life and death as well as The Monster's desire for love and understanding. Caught between these destructive forces is the strong-willed, yet doomed, Elizabeth.

    "...presented quickly yet in such a manner that the narrative unfolds itself in a smooth and deliberate fashion… it’s an expurgated production but not a choppy one, sacrificing none of the critical elements necessary to tell a good story.” (Caught in the Act. Blog. 2016.)
  • Sharknami: The Musical?
    Is there anything more terrifying than being surrounded by sharks? What if the sharks were in tsunamis and tornadoes? How about singing and dancing? Everyone's favorite shark and natural disaster combo comes to life in this musical parody that answers the life-long question, what happens when sharks start raining from the sky?

    “The good news is, it’s really quite entertaining, well put...
    Is there anything more terrifying than being surrounded by sharks? What if the sharks were in tsunamis and tornadoes? How about singing and dancing? Everyone's favorite shark and natural disaster combo comes to life in this musical parody that answers the life-long question, what happens when sharks start raining from the sky?

    “The good news is, it’s really quite entertaining, well put together and boasts catchy music by John DeLisa and a solid book by Vincent Hannam.” (Orlando Sentinel)

    Music by John DeLisa and lyrics by Deirdre Manning.
  • Looking for Fun(Bags)
    Brandon has decided to reconnect with his lost love, Shirley, and asks her out to coffee. Under a false-hope of “true love” she agrees only to quickly realize that his reasons are anything but romantic. What ensues is a classic tale of love and friendship overcoming the odds and conquering the world's evil.

    “The tone of Looking for Fun(Bags) is a mix between Kevin Smith and Neil LaBute…” (...
    Brandon has decided to reconnect with his lost love, Shirley, and asks her out to coffee. Under a false-hope of “true love” she agrees only to quickly realize that his reasons are anything but romantic. What ensues is a classic tale of love and friendship overcoming the odds and conquering the world's evil.

    “The tone of Looking for Fun(Bags) is a mix between Kevin Smith and Neil LaBute…” (The Tangential)

    “It’s a farce that fits with the Judd Apatow style of comedy while still having a sentimental and even romantic side.” (Audience Review - Minnesota Fringe)

    “Four ace actors with fantastic timing and stage presence and a script that’s tight and fast paced." (Audience Review - Minnesota Fringe)
  • The Oasis: A Radio Play
    Maggie makes the best of her life in a post-apocalyptic wasteland where water is scarce and the sun is dangerously hot, but her optimism is tested when she and her boyfriend uncover a plot by the settlement's leader to horde the water supply and destroy anyone who opposes him.
  • The Hunt for Hitler's Brain
    A young and naive archaeologist and his scrappy, thrill-seeking sister seek to solve the mysterious disappearance of a famous scientist, but must overcome a cult of neo-Nazi's plotting to resurrect Hitler through dark ancient forces.
  • The Devil's Outlaws
    Three Civil War veterans, of different races and allegiances, head west to start new lives but must reconcile their differences in order to save themselves from the evil forces after their souls.

    Justice, morality and human freedom are at the core of this horror western.
  • Hatchin' a Cuckoo! Five 10 Minute Plays
    Performed individually with different casts, or as a full evening with the same, these five plays promise absurdist comedy with dark twists.

    U.S. GRANT AND LINCOLN LOG: Abe and Ulysses squabble and make amends one night in New York's Central Park. Produced at the Commonweal Theatre Company's Wealhouse Night of 10 Minute Plays.

    DASHWOOD & DILLON: Two beat cops risk...
    Performed individually with different casts, or as a full evening with the same, these five plays promise absurdist comedy with dark twists.

    U.S. GRANT AND LINCOLN LOG: Abe and Ulysses squabble and make amends one night in New York's Central Park. Produced at the Commonweal Theatre Company's Wealhouse Night of 10 Minute Plays.

    DASHWOOD & DILLON: Two beat cops risk it all one day when they decide to ditch Wendy's and try Taco Bell.

    LOOKING FOR FUN(BAGS): Brandon and Shirley meet for coffee. Or is it as innocent as all that? Produced at the Bad Theater Fest in New York City.

    LASAGNA P.D.: Love, duty and a proclivity for cheese prove too much for one rookie detective to overcome.

    JAY & JULIA: Two newlywed blue jays experience the trials and tribulations of parenthood. Produced by In Heart Theatre in Rochester, Minnesota.
  • The Midnight Hour: A Superhero Noir of the Future
    The year is 2088 and Armando Fontaine lives an upscale life as a trusted confidant for the city's underworld, while concealing his identity as the vigilante crime-fighter known as the Midnight Phantom. This double-life is threatened, however, with the arrival of a sinister new crime lord on the scene - a time traveler named Cain Hunter, who seeks dominance over not just the present, but throughout time. ...
    The year is 2088 and Armando Fontaine lives an upscale life as a trusted confidant for the city's underworld, while concealing his identity as the vigilante crime-fighter known as the Midnight Phantom. This double-life is threatened, however, with the arrival of a sinister new crime lord on the scene - a time traveler named Cain Hunter, who seeks dominance over not just the present, but throughout time. Can the Midnight Phantom save the day and those closest to him?