Meet Lisa. She’s a wrecking ball.

Lisa

Name Lisa Age 28 I come from … Salt Lake City, Utah My life’s soundtrack would feature the song … Heartbreaker by Pat Benatar     What I’m Doing With My Life: Not enough… I’m Really Good at … Making traffic stop with my looks, breaking hearts, kicking ass, knitting, …

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Meet Peter, a man who doesn’t know what’s about to hit him.

Peter

Name – That’s a bit personal at this stage. I didn’t even want to set this up in the first place. Just call me Peter if you must, but preferably just Doctor. Age – Really intrusive question, let’s just say I’m old enough to have PhD’s in Bio-molecular Engineering and …

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Meet Nurse, a girl just trying to get something going…

Nurse

Name: Nurse Age: 29 I come from … New Jersey My life’s soundtrack would feature the song … Love Story from Taylor Swift     What I’m Doing With My Life: Planning my wedding to Peter on Pinterest… I mean… I am a Registered Nurse…. I’m Really Good at… Day …

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Meet Jazmin: A Crimefighter with a taste for the rough stuff.

Jazmin

Name: Jazmin Age: How old do you want me to be? I come from… Australia. That’s why I know so much about survival. My life’s soundtrack would feature the song… Me and Julio Down By The Schoolyard What I’m Doing With My Life: Justice…and a lot of one night stands …

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Meet Nina, a Crimefighter with a secret

Nina

Name Nina Age 24 I come from … The Gritty Motor City—Detroit, Michigan My life’s soundtrack would feature the song … ’03 Bonnie & Clyde by Jay-Z and Beyoncé. “All I need in this life of sin is me and my boyfriend.” What I’m Doing With My Life: Making the …

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Meet Sally, the leader of the Crimefighters

sally

Name Most people know me as Sally of the Crimefighters. I can’t reveal my true identity here. Age I can’t reveal that information. It’s for your protection. I come from … New York, a city on the edge.  A city like a healthy heart that has been poisoned with cancer. …

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So…Why Superheroes?

Research is important. And sometimes, fun!

My first task in taking on the (somewhat daunting) feat of staging Adam Szymkowicz‘s brilliantly crafted love-letter to comics, heroes, and love, was to figure out one question: What the hell is Adam doing with this structure? (This is where I freely admit that I did not grow up a comic …

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Because we need a little magic.

Looks pretty good in performance, no?

I have a confession to make: This is not my first magical realism play. In fact, when Andrew asked me to direct Bureau of Missing Persons, reading the script felt like a homecoming. The very first full-length play I ever directed, The Old Man in the Woods by Brooklyn playwright Gina …

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