Kurt and Win have spent their young lives protecting their alcoholic mother. When an accident leads to a devastating fire, they are catapulted into a media frenzy and Win becomes a reluctant hero. But the brothers harbor a terrible secret. Will Win choose family loyalty or listen to his conscience? Everyday Heroes raises questions about the meaning of heroism and explores issues surrounding the power of the media and the silencing of boys' emotions in our society.
Everyday Heroes is recommended for ages 13 and up; the play is frank in content and language. Parental discretion is advised.