Vincent S. Hannam

Vincent S. Hannam

A playwright who seeks to ground fantastic stories in honest people fighting everyday for their hopes and dreams. BFA Acting, University of Central Florida; MA Teaching, St. Mary’s University of Minnesota; Lab Company, Hangar Theatre. He lives in Minneapolis with his family. Full length plays: FRANKENSTEIN (Oil Lamp Theatre, Chicago/3rd Act Theatre/Hampstead Stage Company); LOOKING FOR FUN(BAGS) (NYC Bad...
A playwright who seeks to ground fantastic stories in honest people fighting everyday for their hopes and dreams. BFA Acting, University of Central Florida; MA Teaching, St. Mary’s University of Minnesota; Lab Company, Hangar Theatre. He lives in Minneapolis with his family. Full length plays: FRANKENSTEIN (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); COMMISSION TBD 2023 (Cesta Festival of New Plays, DalekoArts) www.vincenthannam.com

10 minute plays: 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)

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)
  • Wolfsblood
    Two women seek closure following the tragic death of a loved one, but must first uncover the dark mystery behind it all. A haunted drama about family, identity, and overcoming monsters. (3f, 3m; int.; full length) FINALIST - Inkslinger Playwriting Contest, Southeastern Louisiana University
  • The Devil's Outlaws
    Three Civil War veterans, of different races and allegiances, head west to start new lives but must first reconcile their differences to save themselves from the evil spirits after their souls. (7-12 actors; full length; horror-western)
  • 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? Music by John DeLisa and lyrics by Deirdre Manning. (ensemble cast; flexible casting; 60-90 minutes)
  • 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)
  • 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
  • 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
  • Jay & Julia
    Two young blue jays must reconcile their marriage in the wake of a tragic loss. (1f, 2m; int.; 10 minute)
  • 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)
  • 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
    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 once had (drama; 2m, 1f; int; 10 minute)
  • The Hand That Washed Ashore
    Following an unusual storm that threatens their livelihood, a construction team works to clean up a resort island on Lake Superior. But before the tourists arrive, the team must overcome a ghostly mystery and defeat a disembodied hand before it destroys them all. (6 actors; flexible casting; one act).