Tag: 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 ›
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 ›
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 ›
Robin Hood is a wonderful choice for strong, young performers, and the child actors of NRACT (North Raleigh Arts & Creative Theatre) get it just right in this uproarious production of the comedy by Larry Blamire. Directed to perfection by Kendra Thomas, the diverse young cast features twenty students of all ages. Maximillian Thomas makes… Read More ›
In “Robin Hood,” playwright Larry Blamire has synthesized the conflicting legends and ballads about the outlaw folk hero and created a hysterical, sprawling, action-packed drama. Besides ably retelling the legend, he has created roles that challenge and reinvent the myth. Includes a wise-cracking, superior swords person in Marian, and a Robin who only by chance finds himself a hero. But true to the legend, of course, all ends well.