Herman submitted his new play script to the Samuel French Off-Off-Broadway short play festival in NYC.  850 plays were submitted; 30 will be chosen in May to be produced in the August, 2018, festival.

The Second Horseman, a short-film screenplay written by Herman, will be filmed in Los Angeles the first week of 2018.  Stay tuned for more details.

Herman’s 93 minute drama, Fading Light, was chosen by the FringeNYC committee to be part of the 2015 New York International Fringe Festival and was performed in New York City August of 2015 with Anne Howard, JD Lynch, Len Rella and Joan Porter in the cast.The Blank Theatre in Hollywood first chose Fading Light  to be part of their staged reading series. The reading was performed Oct 27, 2014, with this cast: Jill Andre, Paul Hodge, Clifford Morts and Mackenzie Phillips. It was directed by Jack Laufer.

Stand Up for a Child: The CASA Project, is a 22 minute video adapted by Herman Johansen and Sandra Fenichel Asher, based on the stage play of the same name by Sandra Fenichel Asher.

Sweet Metigoshe, a play about a young man growing up on the Canadian / US border in the Vietnam era, was adapted by Herman, based on the stories of David Hasselfield.  Music by David Hasselfield.The play incorporates jazz music and modern dance in a coming of age story that is at once universal and unique.  

Herman has written a number of articles over the years for news publications such as The Springfield (MO) News-Leader, The Springfield Business Journal, The Platte County Citizen and others.  

Many years ago, he published two poems: Junior’s Gone to College and On Stars and Other Things.