For Folger Theatre’s “Romeo and Juliet,” the fight director turned to Baltimore Knife and Sword. Brothers Kerry and Matthew Stagmer own the shop and crank out more than 1,000 weapons a year, including made-to-order weaponry for a variety of clients.
Matthew Stagmer works on a steel kris dagger blade at the shop. Update: Captions in an earlier version referred to Kerry Stagmer. This version has been updated. Amanda Voisard/The Washington Post Buy Photo