The Method Gun: Austin's Rude Mechs Bring A Playfully Absurdist Play to RADAR L.A.
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The last date listed for The Method Gun was Sunday June 26, 2011 / 6:30pm.
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Rude Mechs from Austin, Texas, is a theatre company that should not be missed. Their previous visit to UCLA Live with "Lipstick Traces" several years ago was a memorable evening of confrontational and electric theatre. "Method Gun" is a bit more...continued
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“Charming… gorgeously rendered… both stunning and haunting.” —American Theatre Magazine
“Honest, brave and often hilarious exploration of the creative process… absurd and awe-inspiring.” —Louisville Courier-Journal
The Method Gun
Written by Kirk Lynn
Directed by Shawn Sides
Created and Performed by Rude Mechs
The Austin, Texas-based collective Rude Mechs takes a wild and inventive look at the cult of acting in The Method Gun_. Presenting themselves as the abandoned disciples of a questionable acting guru, the company attempts to realize their mentor’s vision of a radically reduced production of _A Streetcar Named Desire.
Shifting from the moving, if minimal, Streetcar_ to the methods of a company that is now the sole vessel of an acting technique called “The Approach,” _The Method Gun follows a misfit ensemble as it courageously pursues its craft, touching upon the mechanisms of process and passion, doubt and devotion, in the pursuit of art.