Wednesday, November 7, 2012

Catch World Premiere of Young Robin Hood

From our friends at Round House Theatre...

Round House Theatre offers swashbuckling fun for the entire family this holiday season with the world premiere of Young Robin Hood by Jon Klein, which runs November 28 thru December 30. Derek Goldman directs this stirring new take on the legendary adventure story. Opening night is Monday, December 3, 2012.

King Richard is off on the Crusades and Nottingham is at the mercy of the evil and corrupt Sheriff, who twists the law and persecutes the poor. When his father is falsely accused of a crime and imprisoned, impetuous teenager Robin, already a skilled archer and swordsman, has to grow up fast and devise a rescue. Friendship is tested and new alliances are formed as Robin fights against tyranny and injustice, with the unexpected help of the Sheriff’s feisty daughter Marion.

“What I love about Jon’s play is that it works on one level for kids and on another level for adults,” said Producing Artistic Director Ryan Rilette. “Kids will see only a swashbuckling adventure story about the triumph of good over evil. But adults will also recognize this as a parable about the inequity between those who have and those who don’t ‑ something that feels incredibly relevant now given the national discourse over the 99% and the 1% over the last year.”

Tickets range in price from $10 to $61 and may be purchased by calling (240) 644-1100, by ordering online at, or at Round House’s box office in Bethesda. Tickets for kids and everyone age 30 and under are just $10 and $15. Round House Theatre Bethesda is located at 4545 East-West Highway, one block from Wisconsin Avenue and the Bethesda station on Metro’s Red Line.

Young Robin Hood is made possible by generous support from Michael Beriss and Jean Carlson.

Young Robin Hood is recommended for age 8 and above.