Sunday only – CAPT presents “Swimming To Metropolis: A Live Show About The History Of Comic Books” – Los Angeles theater review



Learn about comic history and enjoy some great cocktails this Sunday night!

For one night only, Captured Aural Phantasy Theater — LA’s original comic book performance group — presents the history of comic books live as part of a show that spans narrative illustration from the 18th Century to today. In Swimming To Metropolis: A Live Show About The History Of Comic Books, CAPT’s usual MC Ben Dickow, who lectures on the history of comics at Otis College of Art and Design, leads audiences through a multi-media and visual tour of comic book evolution, connecting it with historic developments in art, literature and politics along the way.

The lively presentation is accompanied by music, special effects, audience participation and El Cid’s spectacular cocktails. You’re invited to spend the last night of holidays geeking out with history, comic books and booze!


Swimming To Metropolis: A Live Show About The History Of Comic Books

Show starts at 8:30pm, but doors open at 7:30 so audiences can begin with El Cid’s brand new tapas menu and superb cocktails.

Enjoy a variety show, music and booze!


Where:                         El Cid

4212 W. Sunset Blvd.

Los Angeles, CA 90029


When:              Sunday, January 4, 2015

7:30 pm doors open and dinner seating begins

8:30 pm show starts


Tickets:               $10.00 available at the door or can be pre-purchased here, here and directly from the venue here.




Pauline Adamek

Pauline Adamek is a Los Angeles-based arts enthusiast with twenty-five years' experience covering International Film Festivals and reviewing new Theatre, Film and Restaurants.


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