News: "Bill Finger: Rise of the Bat" Takes a Deep Dive into the Life of the Co-Creator of Batman, October 3-5

Poster design by Arlen Schumer

As New York Comic-Con 2022 approaches, so too does the perfect complement: Bill Finger: Rise of the Bat.

Coming to the Chain Theatre (312 West 36th Street, Fourth Floor) on October 3, 4, 5 2022 at 8 pm, 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. The play, written and directed by Lenny Schwartz, with a story by Athena Finger, Alethia Bess Mariotta, and Lenny Schwartz, takes audiences on a 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. You can read more about the play in this Popverse article.

Bill Finger: Rise of the Bat is presented by Daydream Theatre Company, RISE Playhouse, and producer Aaron Andrade.

Tickets available for $15 online and $20 at the door. Tickets may be purchased here

Additional performances will run in Rhode Island at RISE Playhouse, 142 Clinton St, Woonsocket, RI 02895 on September 22, 23, 24, 29, 30 and October 1, 2022 at 8pm at night. Rhode Island tickets are $15 and can be purchased at


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