MJ Hancock

Playwright

MJ Hancock started her career in news production at NBC affilliate KXAN in Austin Texas as a production intern producing 'Neighborhood News.' She has written scripts,  sketch comedy,  and screenplays for radio, television and film.   Ms Fortune Cookie is her current full length script available for licensing or production.  See more at  www.MsFortuneCookie.com

MJ is developing a new musical, Handy in Havana, about WC Handy Father of the Blues with his grandson Dr. Carlos Handy.  See more at www.HandyInHavana.com

MJ is a licensed attorney and practices entertainment law  in Houston Texas.  She represents America's oldest entertainment company still family owned and operated,  Handy Brothers Music Company.  Handy Brothers owns the historic WC Handy music catalogue including Handy's Blues such as St Louis Blues,  Memphis Blues and Beale St Blues as well as the complete catalogue of Handy's Spirituals.

MJ may be reached at mj@MaryJaneHancock.com

www.MaryJaneHancock.com

Oscar Wilde's statue is on the rock behind MJ in her profile picture.  Oscar's statue is located at 12 Merrion Square N, Dublin 4, Ireland.  The comedy and tragedy of Oscar Wilde is preserved in a Dublin park, captured in a sculpture of colorful stone.

Highlights

MJ's works include a full length comedy about a drag queen fortune teller with no psychic ability titled Ms Fortune Cookie  and Handy in Havana, a musical about WC Handy's historic voyage to Havana in 1900 and the impact that trip had on WC Handy Father of the Blues and America's original art form, The Blues.

mj@MaryJaneHancock.com

www.MaryJaneHancock.com

Oscar Wilde's statue is on the rock behind MJ in her profile picture.  Oscar's statue is located at 12 Merrion Square N, Dublin 4, Ireland.  The comedy and tragedy of Oscar Wilde is preserved in a Dublin park, captured in a sculpture of colorful stone.  Long live Oscar! He was brilliant.