Landless Theatre Company Presents Captain Freedom, Based on the Novel by G. Xavier Robillard
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The last date listed for Captain Freedom was Saturday November 19, 2011 / 8:00pm.
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Shakespeare saved his best for last: his final play, The Tempest, is his most magical and engrossing tale. It follows the adventures of Prospero, an exiled duke who lives as the master of an enchanted isle abounding with fantastical creatures, mystery, music and romance. When a shipwreck delivers Prospero's enemies to the island, the plot thickens as his beloved daughter falls for one of the castaways. Bring a lawn chair and a picnic basket and enjoy this outdoor production from the Olney Theatre Center at the Root Family Stage. In celebration of the 65th anniversary of the National Players -- OTC's touring company of young professional actors -- celebrated National Player "veterans" will compose half the cast while current company members will take the younger roles. See event description for more details. Learn More
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The humor was smart, the characters comically ridiculous, and the presentation creative. The cast of five played many different characters, such as Freedom's ex-girlfriend/assassin Keiko, or the memorable supervillain Lufa, whose sponge-based...continued
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5 Stars. A Must See! An all around superb show with witty dialogue, topical humor and a cast with fabulous chemistry." —MD Theatre Guide
“This entertaining romp from Landless Theatre is dirty, sarcastic, and features a less-than-super kind of hero.” —DC Theatre Scene
“The jokes never get too campy or over-the-top. Captain Freedom may not be the superhero I’d want in charge of saving the world, but that makes this show all the more enjoyable.” —_Washington City Paper _
Author G. Xavier Robillard is a writer of fiction and comedy. Captain Freedom, A Superhero’s Quest for Truth, Justice and the Celebrity He So Richly Deserves (Harper Collins), his first novel, was published in February 2009. Robillard’s work has appeared on National Public Radio, in McSweeney’s, Lynx Eye, and Cracked Magazine. He is a contributor covering politics in Comedy Central’s Indecision and occasionally writes about technology.