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Volume 24, Number 9 — September 2017

Theatre Bristol Opens The Adventures of Robin Hood March 11 at the ARTspace

Theatre Bristol presents a madcap band of merry men and the people of Nottingham in
Theatre Bristol presents a madcap band of merry men and the people of Nottingham in "The Adventures of Robin Hood."

March 01, 2016

Theatre Bristol presents a madcap band of merry men and the people of Nottingham in "The Adventures of Robin Hood" at the ARTspace theatre, opening March 11 and running through March 20.

"The Adventures of Robin Hood" is a whimsical retelling of the folk fable about the outlaw/hero Robin of Locksley, whose mission it is to steal from the rich to give to the poor. Robin Hood, his merry band, and Maid Marian join forces in Sherwood Forest to foil the evil Sheriff of Nottingham and restore justice to the kingdom.

This lively and comical tale promises to be great entertainment for all ages. Directing is Theatre Bristol veteran, Steve Baskett, most recently seen in "Oliver," "Cinderella," "Sound of Music," "Peter Pan," "Anne of Green Gables," "Miracle on 34th Street," "Les MisÚrables" and as Scrooge in "Scrooge! The Musical."

In the title role is Joey Collard as Robin Hood, joined by Stephanie Marie as Lady Marian Fitzwalter, Hunter Johnson as Sheriff Sir Guy of Gisborne, and Dan Gray as Oswald the Unready. The merry cast also includes Lily Horton as Lady Gwendolyn of Glendower, Gracie Cunningham as Maid Gwyneth, James Francis as Little John, Marc Montgomery as Friar Tuck, James Altman as Will Scarlet, Anthony Underwood as Alan-a-Dale, Michael Bishop as Davy of Doncaster and The Trinket Peddler, Alayna Walker as Nell Stutley the Innkeeper, Kaly Schmidt as Midge the Miller, Althea Huggins as Clever Cordelia, Jessica Blaylock as Brave Beverly, Autumn Grubb as Gilda and Margaret Swiney as Rowena.

Bill Locke is Alfred the Saxon, Gerri Timmons is his wife Alfrieda, and their children are Ava Marie White as Alison, Abram Moore as Albert, Carly Street as Alice, Zaiah Gray as Alvin, Sydney Cunningham as Alyssa, Solomon Lennon as Alwyn, Whitney Brooks as Alfreda and Sophia Horton as Little Alfie Jr. The Merry Maidens are Ava Marie White as Lucy, Carly Street as Georgie, Sydney Cunningham as Kate, and Whitney Brooks as Ethel. The Deputies are Abram Moore as Bardolph, Zaiah Gray as Randolph and Solomon Lennon as Ferguson.

Baskett is supported by stage manager Shannon Dabney, with production team Suzanne Eleas, Laura O'Bryan, and James Altman.

Tickets may be purchased online, by phone at 423-212-3625, or at the door. Tickets for all performances are $12 for adults, $10 for students and senior citizens (over 60). Performances are scheduled for March 11 at 7:30 p.m., 12 at 2:30 and 7:30 p.m., 13 at 2:30 p.m., 17 at 7:30 p.m., 18 at 7:30 p.m., 19 at 2:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m., and 20 at 2:30 p.m.

For more information, visit www.theatrebristol.org, call 423-212-3625 or email info@theatrebristol.org.

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