The Heart of Robin Hood on Broadway Show Information and History
The Heart of Robin Hood Summary
- Show Status: Cancelled
- Genre: Play
- The Heart of Robin Hood is 135 Minutes long, including an intermission of 20 Minutes
- 8 Shows per week
- Previews Began: March 10, 2015
- Show Opened: March 10, 2015
- Show Closed: March 10, 2015
This show never opened on Broadway despite being slated for the Marquis Theatre and already selling tickets by the time they pulled the plug.
The classic tale of Robin Hood has been reimagined in the athletic and heartfelt production, The Heart of Robin Hood. In this adventure packed, swashbuckling tale, Robin Hood steals from the rich, but the keeps the loot for himself.
The Heart of Robin Hood on Broadway Background
This show, which manages to be considered a drama, comedy, and romance all at once, was first staged at the Royal Shakespeare Company in England in 2011. It was also seen at American Repertory Theater in 2013. Prior to its Broadway run, the show was enjoying a successful stint in Canada, first at Winnipeg’s John Hirsch mainstage, and then at Toronto’s Royal Alexandra Theatre. It was written by David Farr and directed by Gísli Örn Gardarsson.
The show has scenic design by Börkur Jónsson, sound design by Jonathan Deans and Garth Helm, costume design by Emma Ryott, lighting design by Björn Helgason, and associate direction as well as choreography by Selma Björnsdóttir. Furthermore, Walter Bobbie (director of Venus in Fur) is a creative consultant for the Broadway production.
What’s The Heart of Robin Hood Like?
This dazzling new take on the story of Robin Hood is fully re imagined, incorporating delightful dialogue and hilarious stagecraft to make the tale unforgettable. In this tale, Maid Marion is the true hero, as it is her job to turn Robin from outlaw to savior and from thief to protector of the people.
Is The Heart of Robin Hood Good for Kids?
The show is wonderful for children. However, children under the age of 4 are not permitted in the theatre.
New York, NY 10019
National Artists Management Company (NAMCO)
- Gisli Örn Gardarsson
- Associate Director + Choreographer
- Selma Björnsdóttir
- Set Designer
- Börkur Jónsson
- Costume Designer
- Emma Ryott
- Lighting Designer
- Björn Helgason
- Sound Designer
- Jonathan Deans + Garth Helm
- Original Music + Performance
- Creative Consultant
- Walter Bobbie
- David Farr
- General Manager
- National Artists Management Company (NAMCO)
- Casting Director
- Telsey + Company and Stephanie Goris Casting
- Advertising Representative
- Press Agent
- Boneau Bryan-Brown