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Theater Review: “American Hero”

“American Hero” plays through October 15, 2017 at New Village Arts, 2787 State Street, Carlsbad.

Or is it?

Playwright Bess Wohl explores the minimum-wage bind food workers are in and the corporate greed that takes advantage of it in “American Hero,” playing through Oct. 15 at New Village Arts. Kristianne Kurner directs.

Theater Review: "An Iliad"

“Every time I sing this song, I hope it’s the last time.”

The speaker is The Poet, the topic of the “song” is war and man’s unending addiction to rage, and the source material is Homer’s “The Iliad.”