©2019 by William Shuman.

FEATURED WORKS AS A PLAYWRIGHT

En Avant! An Evening with Tennessee Williams

Tennessee Williams has intrigued and inspired me from the moment I opened a copy of The Glass Menagerie in preparation for my initial foray into the world of the theater. 

What's Next Max, A love story

Currently in pre-production, What's Next, Max? is a two character play I wrote and will be featured in, along with actress Ms. JoAnn Mariano. Subscribe below to get the latest updates on performances. 

OTHER WORKS

FULL LENGTH PLAYS

The Most Important American Playwright since Tennessee Williams 

A  once great playwright, having fallen on hard times and deteriorating mentally, moves in with a neophyte writer who admired him and proceeds to attempt to pass on his wisdom. Originally produced by the Abingdon Theater Company.

Taking Selma’s Car

The family of an 85 year old woman try to stop her from driving, while she struggles valiantly to maintain her independence. Multiple readings in NYC and Florida.

Last Call at Cincinnati’s

A bar on the west side of Manhattan serves as a gateway to the next world. Multiple readings in NYC and Florida.

SHORT PLAYS

The Lift

The Hibaku Piano

Breakfast

The Will

The Very Short Play

All either produced and staged at multiple venues.

SCREENPLAYS

Practice, Practice, Practice

Street musicians and Bowery bums get to play Carnegie Hall. Optioned for production twice.

Hands of Justice

A different kind of “Mob” movie. Currently with producer.