Kentucky Playwright & Writer

Welcome to the official site of William “Bill” H. McCann Jr, where you will find out about their past work, professional background, and current projects. With a passion for visual arts, a deep understanding of great storytelling, and a thorough knowledge of screenplay structure, this Playwright has mastered the art of creating compelling scripts.

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William H. McCann, Jr. is a playwright, poet, writer of flash fiction, and arts columnist for the Winchester (KY) Sun. His full-length play Boats Against the Current was given a workshop production in the summer of 2018 and a full-production in February/March 2019 by Flashback Theater, Somerset, KY; Sommer Schoch directed both productions. The second production of Boats is currently scheduled to be produced by Spotlight Playhouse, Berea, KY in the spring of 2021. His one-act play, co-written with Dr. Jennifer Goodlander, Monkey King: Havoc in Heaven was produced at the University of Kentucky in October 2011 as part of the Department of Theatre's  Main Stage Season. His 10-minute plays include Strained Pears which won second place in the Kentucky Theatre Association's 2020 Roots of the Bluegrass 10-Minute Play Contest, There is No Wrigley Field which was produced at both the Mid-America Theatre Conference and at Spotlight Playhouse, Berea. Finally, his play Three O'clock was produced as part of the Kentucky New Play Series.



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