We are all of us slaves to our passions, so there's no pretending that Live Action Theatre's debut, the 2013 Capital Fringe entry The Continuing Adventures of John Blade, Superspy didn't pander directly to my refined sensibilites as an arrested 13-year-old. But besides all the impressively staged melees — no surprise, coming from a company [...]
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Five Captial Fringe shows opening tonight that no one has seen yet but from which we expect excellence nonetheless. Satisfaction not guaranteed.
Look alive, you; this is only Day Two of... of several many days. Tonight's crop of promising shows starts weirdly early, so try not to get bogged down at the office this evening. Here [...]
Eight years into the Capital Fringe Festival’s DIY incursion into D.C. theater, we’ve more or less got a handle on what “Fringe” means. (Not “featuring nudity,” although that notion is oddly persistent.) The word signals to theatergoers that more will be required of them than in a year-round, professional playhouse—not just a greater tolerance for [...]
The founders of Live Action Theatre—Kyle Encinas, Chris Niebling, and Amie Root—along with The Adventures of John Blade, Super Spy cast members Robb Hunter, Craig Lawrence, and Jenny Male, join Chris Klimek to talk about the origins of their company, and the intense preparation required to depict fisticuffs and gunplay convincingly but safely. "I'm never [...]
Thursday, July 18, 6:15 p.m.
Saturday, July 20, 11 p.m.
Tuesday, July 23, 10:45 p.m.
Thursday, July 25, 6 p.m.
Friday, July 26, Midnight
Saturday, July 27, 4 p.m.
They say: "Evil Professor Tantamount has threatened the Earth. It’s up to John Blade, Super Spy to save the world… again. Will he stop the plot, kill the henchmen, bang the [...]