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Joshua David Robinson and Christine Mirzayan star as Robin Hood and Maid Marian (photo by HuthPhoto)

PlayMakers Repertory Company Creates a Shining Example of Sherwood: The Adventures of Robin Hood

Everyone knows the story of Robin Hood, the heroic man who once made a name for himself by stealing from the rich in order to give to the poor. However, not many (at least not locally) have had the privilege of seeing this legend’s tale told in quite the same way it is in Ken… Read More ›

Joshua David Robinson and Christine Mirzayan star as Robin Hood and Maid Marian (photo by HuthPhoto)

PlayMakers Repertory Company Scores a Bull’s-Eye with Ken Ludwig’s Rib-Tickling Robin Hood Comedy, Sherwood

A retelling of a favorite folk tale is always fun, and it’s especially fun when the retelling is done in an upbeat, creative way. Such is the case with PlayMakers Repertory Company’s production of Ken Ludwig’s Sherwood: The Adventures of Robin Hood, which debuted this week — after a week-long hurricane-related delay — in the… Read More ›

Joshua David Robinson and Christine Mirzayan star as Robin Hood and Maid Marian in PlayMakers Rep's Sept. 12-30 production of Sherwood: The Adventures of Robin Hood (photo by HuthPhoto)

PlayMakers Rep Will Stage Sherwood, Ken Ludwig’s Comic Take on Robin Hood, on Sept. 18-23 and 25-30 in UNC’s Paul Green Theatre

PlayMakers Repertory Company will kick off its 2018-19 mainstage season with the Triangle premiere of York, PA-born playwright and screenwriter Ken Ludwig’s 2017 comedy with music, Sherwood: The Adventures of Robin Hood, directed by Brooklyn, NY actress and director Jessie Austrian, on Sept. 18-23 and 25-30 in the Paul Green Theatre in the University of… Read More ›

Ken Ludwig’s The Fox on the Fairway at The Halle in Apex Is a Frantically Fast Fun Farce

Apex, NC’s Halle Cultural Arts Center hosts a theater company called The Peak Ensemble Players, and they have produced another winner with Ken Ludwig’s The Fox on the Fairway, a frantic farce directed by Kathleen Rudolph. But we expected no less. Ludwig’s work has recently graced the Triangle Area with plenty of grins and giggles… Read More ›

The Forest Moon Theater's community-theater presentation of Shakespeare in Hollywood stars (from left) Abbe Fralix as Puck, Victoria Blake as Olivia, and Tom Barbieri as Oberon (photo by David Leone)

Puck’s Miscues Turn Shakespeare in Hollywood into a Madhouse of Love-Potion-Induced Love Triangles

Local stages have frequently treated us to the comic works of Ken Ludwig. In recent years, Triangle area audiences have laughed at Moon Over Buffalo, Lend Me a Tenor, and Leading Ladies. Now Forest Moon Theater in Wake Forest has given us yet another Ken Ludwig comedy. Directed by Bob Baird and concluding its two-week… Read More ›