"The Accidental Hero" is a multi-media one-man show about a WWII American officer who liberates the Czech villages of his grandparents. It's a true story written and performed by his grandson, Patrick Dewane.
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Dewane's grandfather, Matt Konop, refused to talk about his service in the war. When he died, his basement yielded a treasure trove of typewritten accounts, photos and rare film footage. 
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Dewane brings this archival material to life as a tale of miraculous escapes and astonishing coincidences. He takes on a dozen different roles as he recounts his grandfather's journey from Omaha Beach, the Battle of the Bulge, and the end of WWII.

Brunner Theatre Center • 3750 7th Ave • Rock Island, Illinois
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7:30 PM - 8:30 PM
309-794-7833
augustana.edu
ashleighjohnston@augustana.edu
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