KNOXVILLE, TN – Aug. 6, 2019 – Knoxville Children’s Theatre will present a live stage adaptation of the classic adventure tale, “The Ballad of Robin Hood” Aug. 16-Sept. 1.
The heir to the throne, Richard the Lionhearted is abroad, and forces led by The Sheriff of Nottingham seek to crown a usurper, the wicked Prince John instead. But the rightful Earl of Huntingdon, Robert Fitzooth of Locksley, also known as Robin Hood, joins with other stouthearted men and women of England to fight for the true king no matter what befalls. “The Ballad of Robin Hood” is based on one of the most famous adventure stories of all time and features many favorite characters including Friar Tuck, Little John, Maid Marion and more.
The play is performed by 16 talented actors, ages 10-16 years-old. The play is directed by Julia Stark with the book by Zack Allen, Knoxville Children’s Theatre founder. The production team includes Gabe Lapham, a junior at Bearden High, who is the production’s scene designer. Bella Patterson, an 8th grader at Tate’s School, and Maddy Grace Payne, an 8th Grader at Vine, will design and build the costumes and senior and KCT intern Charlotte Stark will design the lighting. The play’s stage manager is West High senior, Leigh Shields.
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