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Heroes aren’t born, they’re made. This is the epic tale of Jack Kirby, the most famous cartoonist you never heard of: Born in the Lower East Side slums, veteran of the battlefields of France, co-creator of CAPTAIN AMERICA, THE AVENGERS, THE X-MEN, Kirby had his biggest fight after his comic books became an international sensation: He had to fight for his name, and the recognition he was denied. An audio version of the New York Times Critics’ Pick play by award-winning Crystal Skillman and Fred Van Lente, starring the original New York cast of Steven Rattazzi, Amy Lee Pearsall, Nat Cassidy, Joseph Mathers and Timothy McCown Reynolds.
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Put on your mouse ears, grab a dole whip, and get ready to listen to your favorite Broadway stars chatting about all things Disney Parks!
They lost it at the movies—Broadway shows did, that is. Go past the silver screen with host Mark Peikert to figure out why these film versions of stage hits flailed in celluloid or superseded their origins.
Do you love movies? Do you love analyzing movies? Do you love feeling like you know more about movies than your dumb-dumb best friend, even though neither of you really know anything worth speaking of?