In this episode of The Batman Universe podcast, Scott is joined by playwright and director Lenny Schwartz, heiress to the Dark Knight and granddaughter of Bill Finger, the creator of Batman, Athena Finger, and international cosplay icon, fitness coach, and The True Aquaman, Rick Stafford. In our latest interview, the three discuss the upcoming play Bill Finger: Rise of the Bat, Bill Finger’s legacy, cosplay, Aquaman, comics and mental health, and favorite Batmen.
Daydream Theatre Company, RISE Playhouse, and producer Aaron Andrade are proud to present Bill Finger: Rise of the Bat. Direction and script by Lenny Schwartz; story by Athena Finger, Alethia Bess Mariotta, and Lenny Schwartz.
Bill Finger: Rise of the Bat takes a deep dive into the life of Bill Finger, the co-creator of Batman (with Bob Kane), who never received due credit until 2015. Journey with Bill from the inception of Batman to his passing away nearly penniless in 1974 to finally receiving his posthumous co-creator credit in 2015.
Bill Finger: Rise of the Bat is playing:
September 22, 23, 24, 29, 30, and October 1, 2022, at 8 PM at the RISE Playhouse: 142 Clinton St. Woonsocket, RI 02895 Tickets are $15 Buy tickets here.
October 3, 4, & 5, 2022, at 8 PM at Chain Theatre: 312 West 36th Street, Fourth Floor, New York, NY, 10018. Tickets are $15 online and $20 at the door. Buy tickets here.
Poster design by Arlen Schumer. Find Athena Finger on AthenaFinger.com, on Facebook, and on Instagram. Find Rick Stafford, The True Aquaman, on Facebook and Instagram. Find Lenny Schwartz on Facebook and Instagram.
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