Vincent S. Hannam

Vincent S. Hannam

A playwright grounding fantastic stories in honest people. BFA Acting, University of Central Florida; MA Teaching, St. Mary’s University of Minnesota; Lab Company, Hangar Theatre. He lives in Minneapolis. www.vincenthannam.com.

Full length plays: FRANKENSTEIN (City Gate Productions, Off-Off Broadway; Oil Lamp Theatre, Chicago; 3rd Act Theatre; Hampstead Stage Company), LOOKING FOR FUN(BAGS) (NYC...
A playwright grounding fantastic stories in honest people. BFA Acting, University of Central Florida; MA Teaching, St. Mary’s University of Minnesota; Lab Company, Hangar Theatre. He lives in Minneapolis. www.vincenthannam.com.

Full length plays: FRANKENSTEIN (City Gate Productions, Off-Off Broadway; Oil Lamp Theatre, Chicago; 3rd Act Theatre; Hampstead Stage Company), LOOKING FOR FUN(BAGS) (NYC Bad Theater Festival; Minnesota Fringe), THE MIDNIGHT HOUR (Rogue Theater Festival, NYC), SHARKNAMI: THE MUSICAL? (Orlando Fringe; Valencia College).

Short plays: THE HAND THAT WASHED ASHORE (Twin Cities Horror Festival, Minneapolis),THE DEVIL'S RIGHT HAND (FINALIST - ATHE New Play Development Workshop), US GRANT & LINCOLN LOG (Commonweal Theatre; SEMI-FINALIST - MN Short Play Festival), THE OASIS (Small Fish Radio, Chicago), JAY & JULIA (In Heart Theatre, Minneapolis).

Plays

  • Frankenstein
    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. One act adaptation available upon request. (4-10 actors; flexible casting; full length)
  • The Devil's Outlaws
    Three Civil War veterans, of different races and allegiances, head west to start new lives; but soon they find themselves lost in the mountains, haunted by evil spirits. Only by reconciling their own differences can each overcome the sins of their past. (7-12 actors; full length; horror-western) FINALIST - Pegasus PlayLab, Theatre UCF
  • The Midnight Hour: A Superhero Noir
    Los Angeles, 1948. The top negotiator for the criminal underworld moonlights as the masked vigilante, The Midnight Phantom, while solving the mystery behind his partner's murder. Clues are unraveled and loyalties tested when an evil android arrives from the future, determined to destroy the Phantom and all of humanity. (9 actors; flexible casting; science fiction) Part THE MALTESE FALCON, BATMAN, and BLADE RUNNER.
  • Sharknami: The Musical?
    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? EVIL DEAD THE MUSICAL meets SHARKNADO! For fans of sharks, horror, and musical comedies. Lyrics by Deirdre Manning, music by John DeLisa. (ensemble cast; flexible casting; full length)
  • The Hand That Washed Ashore
    Following an unusual storm that threatens their livelihood, a construction crew must clean up a tourist island on Lake Superior; but their plans are delayed when a vengeful disembodied hand is discovered among the debris. As the hand strangles its way to power, the team must overcome their differences to defeat the evil entity and save their necks! (6 actors; flexible casting; one act). It's the camp of...
    Following an unusual storm that threatens their livelihood, a construction crew must clean up a tourist island on Lake Superior; but their plans are delayed when a vengeful disembodied hand is discovered among the debris. As the hand strangles its way to power, the team must overcome their differences to defeat the evil entity and save their necks! (6 actors; flexible casting; one act). It's the camp of EVIL DEAD II meets the drama of THE THING FROM ANOTHER WORLD.
  • Wolfsblood
    Two women seek closure following the tragic death of a loved one, but must first uncover the dark mystery behind it all. A dramatic horror about family and identity. (3f, 3m; int.; full length) FINALIST - Inkslinger Playwriting Contest, Southeastern Louisiana University
  • Looking for Fun(bags)
    A misguided man wishes to reconnect with his lost love and asks her to coffee. She agrees, but things soon unravel when lies, deceit and vulgarities are revealed in this tale of love and friendship. (full length; 2f, 2m; int.; comedy)
  • U.S. Grant & Lincoln Log
    Presidents Lincoln and Grant walk through Central Park and must come to terms with the meaning of history, legacy and friendship. (2m, 1f; 10 minute) SEMI-FINALIST - MN Short Play Festival
  • The Oasis
    A post-apocalyptic wasteland where water is scarce, the sun is dangerously hot, and the camp leader harbors a dark secret. Radio and play adaptations available. (2m, 1f; int.; 10 minute)
  • Jay & Julia
    Two young blue jays must reconcile their marriage in the wake of a tragic loss. (1f, 2m; int.; 10 minute)
  • The Devil's Right Hand
    Despite his mother’s wishes, a young cowboy believes he is old enough to take his gun to town, culminating in a lesson learned the hard way. Inspired by the song, “Don’t Take Your Guns to Town” by Johnny Cash. (1f, 1m; int.; 10 minute) FINALIST - ATHE New Play Development Workshop
  • Trust the Cadejo
    A group of kids are confronted by an evil spirit and must put their trust in the legendary El Cadejo - the spirit dog - who will protect them. (6 actors; flexible casting; 10 minute)
  • Homecoming
    (drama; 2m, 1f; int; 10 minute) A soldier comes home but must confront the memories left behind. With the help of an old friend, the soldier regains the love and confidence he had thought lost.
  • Under the Pyramids
    Harry Houdini, the world's greatest magician, attempts the ultimate trick: bringing his love, Bess, back to life. Along the way, he will befriend and defeat cutthroats, swindlers, and ne'er-do-wells; scale the Great Pyramids of Giza; survive ancient death cults; battle monstrous mummies; and unlock the mysteries of life and death! Based on the short story, "Imprisoned with the Pharaohs", by...
    Harry Houdini, the world's greatest magician, attempts the ultimate trick: bringing his love, Bess, back to life. Along the way, he will befriend and defeat cutthroats, swindlers, and ne'er-do-wells; scale the Great Pyramids of Giza; survive ancient death cults; battle monstrous mummies; and unlock the mysteries of life and death! Based on the short story, "Imprisoned with the Pharaohs", by horror icon H.P. Lovecraft, UNDER THE PYRAMIDS is a high-stakes adventure for fans of INDIANA JONES, THE MUMMY (1999), and non-traditional theatre.