WORLD PREMIERE They Call Me A Hero by Guillermo Reyes Based on A Memoir by Daniel Hernandez Directed by Barclay Goldsmith
Production by Borderlands Theater, performed at Zuzi Theater, 738 N. 5th Avenue, Tucson, Arizona,
Based on the memoirs of Daniel Hernandez, the 20 year old intern who saved Congresswoman Gabrielle Gifford’s life and became a national hero, THEY CALL ME A HERO examines the life of an unexpected hero thrown into a whirl-wind of publicity. As his private life becomes public,Daniel’s family and upbringing in South Tucson provides the backbone that empowers him.
SEPTEMBER 25 THROUGH OCTOBER 5.
Performance times are Thursday through Saturday at 7:30 P.M. with Sunday matinees at 2:00 P.M. Opening Night $24, General $20, Senior $17, Student $14 (group rates and various discounts available) Please call the Borderlands Box Office (520)882-7406 to make your reservations. Order online as their website.
Carolyn’s note: Daniel Hernandez Jr. is a local Tucsonan, a graduate of the University ofArizona, and is now a School Bd. member on the Sunnyside Unified School District governing board, and running for re-election. He wrote this memoir “They Call Me a Hero” in 2013 (which I have yet to read). Cover of book below: