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Superheroes Who Are Super! Presents SHE-HULK 4/9

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Superheroes Who Are Super!: The Savage She-Hulk #1, "The She-Hulk Lives" and The Fantastic Four #275, "The Naked Truth"

When: April 9, 10:30pm

Where: Plays & Players Third Floor Skinner Studio, 1714 Delancey Place, Philadelphia PA

Tickets: $12 in advance/$15 at door (800-595-4TIX or www.savethedayproductions.org)

More information: www.savethedayproductions.org

About Super Heroes Who Are Super!
Save The Day Productions signature series, Superheroes Who Are Super!, presented every Second Saturday by Plays & Players, delivers word-for-word staged readings of comic books that at once celebrate and parody the soap operatic qualities of classic comics. Each performance runs approximately one hour and features one or two comic books brought to life with the best in low budget costumes and special effects, witty word play and absurd physical hijinks alike.

Since its inception in 2007 by creator Daniel Student, Superheroes Who Are Super! has performed to sold out audiences of regular theater goers and comic book aficionados alike at its Philadelphia home, Plays & Players Theatre, including a run in the 2009 and 2010 Philly Fringe. Additionally, Superheroes Who Are Super! performed at the Capital Fringe Festival in Washington, DC in July, 2010 and is a regular at Atomic Comics on South Street.

"There is a rawness, an intimacy, and an electricity to these performances," says Mr. Student. "The audience has such an absolute love for the material and the actors playing off their energy highlights what live theater is all about - shared joy. Imagine a Batman, a Superman, or a Wolverine you can reach out and touch - its as ridiculous as it is wonderful."

About the March Performances

The Savage She-Hulk #1, "The She-Hulk Lives"
Written by Stan Lee, Penciled by John Buscema, and Inked by Chic Stone
Bruce Banner went to Los Angeles in order to meet up with his cousin Jennifer Walters because she was the last person he could turn to for a hideout. Forced to give her a blood transfusion in an emergency, he inadvertently transforms her into The She-Hulk!... REALLY? He didn't see THAT coming?

The Fantastic Four #275, "The Naked Truth"
Written and Penciled by John Byrne and Inked by Al Gordon
Hilarious story where sleazy publication THE NAKED TRUTH gets ahold of compromising pictures of a TOPLESS She-Hulk, and her battle to stop the issue from making it to the stands! You have to see it to believe it. But mostly you just have to see it.

Directed by Jennifer MacMillan
Starring Brittany Holdahl, Kevin Murphy, Joe O'Brien, Angela Smith, David Stanger, and Bob Stineman

Jennifer MacMillan holds a BFA Acting degree from The University of the Arts. Recent directorial credits include Ballad Boys (Aspire Arts), The Importance of Being Earnest and Naked Will (PGLTF). A.D credits include Man from Nebraska (People's Light and Theater Company). Favorite acting credits include The Witch of Edmonton (REV Theatre Co.), The Miser (Lansdale Theater Works), and The Hear Again Radio Project (Plays and Players). Jenn is also a founding member of Tongue & Groove (performing at the Kimmel Center in April).

Angela Smith (She-Hulk) recently returned from a stint in Italy where she played Katherina in The Taming of the Shrew. She was Last seen at Plays and Players as Sue in Simulations. Her recent credits include Susan Carter in REV Theatre Company's production of The Witch of Edmonton and Lady Macbeth and the Witch in the Philadelphia Shakespeare Theatre's educational tour of Macbeth.

About Save The Day Productions
Save The Day Productions specializes in comic book based and superhero performance art that celebrates the rich history of characters, fantasy, and wonder delivered by this truly American medium. Our signature series, Superheroes Who Are Super!, delivers word-for-word staged readings of comic books that at once celebrate and parody the soap operatic qualities of classic Marvel and DC comics.

Since its inception in Philadelphia in 2007 by creator Daniel Student, Superheroes Who Are Super! has performed to sold out audiences. It was awarded Best In Philly in 2010 by Philadelphia Magazine. If you are interested in Superheroes Who Are Super performing at your venue, corporate event, or party please contact Daniel Student at daniel@savethedayproductions.org.

About Plays & Players
Plays & Players provides diverse work that ranges from high-voltage, edgy premieres and new takes on classics, selections from the canon of world-renowned plays and musicals, and intimately set dramas and comedies in our Third Floor Skinner Studio. Plays & Players is at once 99 years old and 2 years old, following a new mission to support local artists with professional quality theater, including regularly paying its performers and opening up its doors to a cadre of local artists performing and rehearsing in its historic Plays & Players Theatre. Its season includes four full length productions, a new play festival, a playwright residency program, and performance series such as Super Heroes Who Are Super! and Hear Again Radio Project. A 100th Anniversary celebration is in the works for March, 2012. Plays & Players offers year-round memberships that include both social and entertainment possibilities. To learn more about memberships go to www.playsandplayers.org.

 


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