A Modern Guide to Heroism & Sidekickery
  • Brighton Fringe

A superhero story that refuses to read like a comic book. Michelle Zahner joyfully mixes comedy, poetry and movement to work out how being a superhero in the real world really works.How do you rescue people from depression, or a broken friendship? How do you fight a cyclone, or a rabid llama, or the patriarchy? What do you call a boy damsel? And shouldnt there be a villain somewhere? With limited powers and more responsibility than she wants, she finds herself dealing with media hype, impossible expectations, protest groups and sponsorship deals.Batman never had to deal with this s**t.

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