Landless Theatre Company Presents Captain Freedom, Based on the Novel by G. Xavier Robillard
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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.