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Podcast 020: Guillermo Reyes on “THAT DAY IN TUCSON”

Hey Playwright talks with Guillermo Reyes

In their first Hey Playwright Book Club episode, Tori and Mabelle talk with playwright and educator, Guillermo Reyes, about his play, “That Day in Tucson,” which centers on Daniel Hernandez Jr., the young man credited with saving congresswoman Gabby Giffords’s life when a man opened fire on a crowd hitting 19 people and killing six. Guillermo reveals the challenges and triumphs of dramatizing a real-life event and discusses the upcoming streaming performances of “Men on the Verge of a His-panic Breakdown” and his new musical, “Hit Music.” Go to show notes.