How I Became A Superhero

ensemble theatre · the broadwater second stage · Ages 8+ · United States of America

world premiere
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ANONYMOUS certified reviewer June 15, 2019
tagged as: funny · tongue in cheek
Overall I enjoyed the narrative of cishet-white-dude-who-thinks-he-can-change-the-world-while-still-being-complicit-in-capitalism-gets-his-ass-handed-to-him-by-the-reality-that-all-of-our-real-life-heroes-are-disappointing-at-best-and-nefarious-at-worst. The actors all seemed to be enjoying themselves and there was a genuine air about them all. In classic superhero movie fashion, there was even an end credits scene. This show is enjoyable and funny, tongue in cheek and self aware. ... full review
ARIANA JANKOVIC certified reviewer June 24, 2019
Hysterical! Fully flushed out characters and great writing! Daly's done it again! ... full review
SCOTT LANGER certified reviewer June 24, 2019
tagged as: Super Hero · funny · parody · light-hearted
Self-aware and hilarious, with a big heart. Daly is painfully aware of the over-saturation of super hero films, the cliches and tropes, and the classic journey of our hero. He takes this self-awareness and creates an insanely funny send-up of this tired genre.... full review
CAMERON PARKER certified reviewer June 24, 2019
tagged as: comedy
A fun, goofy and prodding jab at Americas obsession with Superheroes, all while being a Superhero story itself. ... full review
CHRISTI PEDIGO certified reviewer June 24, 2019
tagged as: funny · campy · comic book
It was like a comic book come to life on stage! So fun! ... full review
JEREMY TRAVIS certified reviewer June 25, 2019
This play was so much fun. Well written and great comic timing from the cast.... full review
LAURA WILEY certified reviewer June 25, 2019
tagged as: funny · fun · superhero · marvel · clever · comic book · original
Love this show! It was designed like a live comic book which made it super original and fun to watch. Really enjoyed how they used the screen so it felt like half movie half play. It was very Marvel-Esque and was cleverly written. ... full review
MITCHELL BISSCHOP certified reviewer June 25, 2019
An absolute blast! It's fun, it's poignant, it's hilarious! Great multimedia aspect and a really killer ending! ... full review
LARA REPKO certified reviewer June 26, 2019
This show is a grand ol' good time. It was fun from start to finish and I left the theatre feeling pleased I had seen it. It's not meant to be super *****deep***** and I appreciated that. Also, that actor Jessica (I think that's her name) is so charming and likable on-stage and I love her character work. Should I steal it for my own show? Mwuahahah we shall never know >:)... full review
LIBBY BAUMGARTNER certified reviewer June 24, 2019
Daly's vision of a superhero movie via the stage is well recognized, with ridiculous super villains, a lot of spandex, and a down to earth girlfriend saving the day. A unique look at the expectations on superheros, this show is a lot of fun, while managing to have real moments as well. ... full review