Robin Hood: The Legend. Rewritten. Opens June 23 in Regent's Park | Playbill

International News Robin Hood: The Legend. Rewritten. Opens June 23 in Regent's Park

Playing the London park's Open Air Theatre, Carl Grose's take on the classic folk tale is directed by Melly Still.

Opening June 23, Carl Grose reimagines the classic story of Robin Hood in Robin Hood: The Legend. Rewritten. Previews began June 17 for the engagement, which plays through July 22.

The cast stars Charlotte Beaumont as Little Joan, Nandi Bhebhe as The Balladeer/Jenny, Stephanie Marion Fayerman as Betty, Dave Fishley as Bob Much, Samuel Gosrani as Will Scatlocke, TJ Holmes as Brasswilt/Robin Hood, Paul Hunter as The King, Katherine Manners as Simpkins, Shaun Yusuf McKee as Brokebrick/Robin Hood, Alex Mugnaioni as Baldwyn, Simon Oskarsson as Boneweather/Robin Hood, Ellen Robertson as Marian, Dumile Sibanda as Woodnut, Ira Mandela Siobhan as Gisburne, and Elexi Walker as Mary Tuck. They are joined by Amena Alicia El-Kindy, Taya Ming, and Marta Miranda.

In a divided kingdom where the sheriff holds the power and being cunning is the only way to outwit him, trickery and truth collide in this version of the classic tale.

Melly Still directs, leading the creative team with Mike Ashcroft serving as movement director, John Bulleid as illusion designer, Joley Cragg as musical director, Emma Laxton as sound designer, Ingrid Mackinnon as intimacy coordinator, Jenny Moore as composer and musical supervisor, Jeannette Nelson as voice and text director, Deirdre O'Halloran as dramaturg, Zoe Spurr as lighting designer, Chiara Stephenson as set designer, and Samuel Wyer as costume designer. Casting is by Polly Jerrold.

The London venue's 2023 season also includes Jennifer Tang's kid-friendly re-imagining of The Tempest, La Cage aux Folles (July 29-September 16), and Dinosaur World Live (August 11-September 3).



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