Learn to be a superhero this weekend with Bryan Emler


Bryan Emler will appear at Mad Donna's Saturday, Dec. 12.He’s a dream coach and a superhero trainer – and on Dec. 12 he’ll be sharing his secrets in East Nashville.

Bryan Emler – gay author, actor, comedian and motivational speaker – is coming to Mad Donna’s Saturday with his show "How to be a Superhero (Without wearing your underwear in public)" with half of ticket sales benefiting gay-advocacy group the Tennessee Equality Project.

The show begins at 1 p.m. at 1313 Woodland St. and tickets are available for $15 at nashvilleheroshow.eventbrite.com.

Emler has worked with numerous organizations raising tens of thousands of dollars for charities all while teaching and training audiences across the United State using laughter and fun through dream coaching and his original superhero training.

TEP President H.G. Stovall said the afternoon may provide life transformation, instant relief, lasting retention, and renewed spirits for those in the audience.

"Bryan shows people how to deal with life from a humorous perspective and how to achieve ones dreams, whatever they might be," Stovall said.

Emler has performed on both stage and screen, including appearances in the blockbuster film Seabiscuit, and as a featured guest on The Caroline Rhea Show. In addition he has appeared in more than 20 stage productions, countless comedy clubs and toured with the educational Mr. Wizard’s Supermarket Science.

His work as an author and writer has been featured nationally in COMPETE Magazine and he has contributed to such best-selling books as "From The Stage to the Stove: America’s Funniest Cookbook" by Thomas Brown and "The Comedy Bible" by world renowned comedienne Judy Carter.

Emler’s newest book, "The Dream Weaver: Living Your Dreams at Any Age" is set for release in 2010.