The Heart of Robin Hood on Broadway Show: Cancelled Show

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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.

Theatre Information

Marquis Theatre

1535 Broadway at 45th Street
New York, NY 10019
Seats: 1,615
Entrance: Broadway, between 45th Street and 46th Street.
Theatre Information

Marquis Theatre Seating Chart

Cast Members


David Mirvish

National Artists Management Company (NAMCO)

Production Credits

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

Creative Team

General Manager
National Artists Management Company (NAMCO)
Casting Director
Telsey + Company and Stephanie Goris Casting
Advertising Representative
Press Agent
Boneau Bryan-Brown