Asolo Rep introduces a musical ‘Hero’
A new "Hero" is coming to life at the Asolo Repertory Theatre, which offered the media and some major donors a sneak peak at the new musical that opens May 2.
Brian Sears, a veteran of Broadway’s "The Book of Mormon," plays Hero Batowski, a would-be comic book writer who still lives at home with his father and is trying to get a comic book publisher to pay attention to his work. Along the way, according to the creators, Hero finds a little bit of the kind of superheroes he reads about inside himself. That helps when he meets a would-be girlfriend named Jane Foster, played by Laurie Veldheer.
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