To be Loki, or not to be Loki: Marvel releases superhero plays for schools

CNET | 6/26/2019 | Bonnie Burton
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New plays featuring Marvel superheroes are available for schools to license for student performances.

If high school students can pull off a play all about sci-fi horror film Alien, why not Marvel superheroes?

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Marvel Comics and licensing house Samuel French are teaming up to release a series of three one-act plays about Marvel superheroes written specifically to be performed by high school students, the two companies announced Tuesday.

The Marvel Spotlight plays include Hammered: A Thor and Loki Play; Squirrel Girl Goes to College: A Squirrel Girl Play; and Mirror of Most Value: A Ms. Marvel Play. The plays can be officially licensed by schools.

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In Mirror of Most Value: A Ms. Marvel Play, written by Masi Asare,Kamala, Kahn tries to boost Ms. Marvel's superhero image by writing her own fan fiction. But when building a fandom becomes an obsession, Kamala's schoolwork and friendships begin to suffer. To become the hero she always wanted to be, Kamala must learn to accept herself just as she is -- imperfections and all.

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