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The Making of a Modern Folk Hero

1105 W. Chicago Ave. , Chicago, IL, 60642 | directions
By Martín Zimmerman
Directed Kelly Howe

A congressman entices an old friend (and washed-up actor) to portray a superhero in a publicity stunt designed to stop the unjust bulldozing of a public housing complex. That first stunt proves successful and leaves the crowd enthralled, but what happens when the character the politician created goes rogue? This graphic novel for the stage employs a seamless blend of live actors and shadow puppets to investigate the passions, hopes, and fears that call people to yearn for and believe in the possibility of superheroes.

     RUN: Sep 29 - Oct 29, 2017

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