Regional NewsHood: The Robin Hood Musical Adventure Opens at Tony-Winning Dallas Theater Center
July 07, 2017
Nick Bailey, Alysha Umphress, Ashley Park, and more star in the world premiere of Hood.
Dallas Theater Center's world premiere of Hood: The Robin Hood Musical Adventure officially opens July 7 following previews that began June 29. The limited engagement will continue through August 6 at DTC.
The theatre company recently won the 2017 Regional Theatre Tony Award.
Written and directed by five-time Tony-nominated playwright Douglas Carter Beane and with a score by Lewis Flinn, the musical features Nick Bailey as Robin Hood alongside Alysha Umphress (On the Town) as Meg, Ashley Park (Sunday in the Park with George) as Marian, Tiana Kaye Johnson as Lady Jane, Billie Aken-Tyers as Much, Ricco Fajardo as Gamble Gold, Ian Ferguson as Alan A’Dale, Austin Scott as Sheriff of Nottingham, Beth Lipton as Lady Anne, Luke Longacre as Little John, Chris Ramirez as Friar Tuck, and Jacob ben Widmar as Will Scarlett.
In this twist on the ancient legend of Robin Hood, audiences, according to DTC, “will learn what makes a hero in this hilarious and stirring world-premiere musical with stories of rebellion, hope and love.”
The production features set design by Tony Award winner John Lee Beatty, costume design by Gregory Gale, sound design by Tony winner John Shivers, lighting design by Philip Rosenberg, choreography by Joseph Pizzi and Robert Bianca, music direction and supervision by Brad Simmons, and puppet design by James Ortiz.
Tickets start at $20 and are available online at DallasTheaterCenter.org or by phone at (214) 880-0202. All performances of Hood: The Robin Hood Musical Adventure take place at the Dee and Charles Wyly Theatre, 2400 Flora St.