Dr. Hero

Dr. Hero

Dr. Hero

by: Israel Horovitz

by: Israel Horovitz

Dr. Hero

Dr. Hero

by: Israel Horovitz

by: Israel Horovitz

Overview

The hero, who is named Hero, is born onstage. Thereafter come scenes of childhood, education, army service, and then marriage—as Hero becomes Dr. Hero (Ph.D.) and begins to assume the "greatness" that he knows is destined to be his. As he moves forward (including his especially hilarious entry into the advertising business) his charisma—and ego—grow apace, and even old age fails to dim the surging spirit that, through a long and turbulent life, has won and sustained for him the singular title of "The World's Greatest Man."

Authors

Israel Horovitz

Isreal Horovitz is a playwright, director and actor. His plays have been translated and performed in as many as 30 languages, worldwide. His 70+ plays include Line (now in 38th year of continuous performance, off-Broadway, at 13th St. Repertory Theatre), The Indian Wants The Bronx (Steppenwolf: Gary Sinise & Terry ...

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