Two staged readings of “Robin Hood: A New Rock Musical,” directed and choreographed by Wagner College theater professor Rusty Curcio, will be given on Thursday, Oct. 2, at 2 p.m. and 5 p.m. at 37 Arts (Theater C), 450 W. 32nd St. (bet. Ninth & Tenth), Manhattan. Tickets are free; pick them up at the 37 Arts box office one hour before each reading.Tim Frey wrote the book, music and lyrics for “Robin Hood.” Musical direction is provided by Deniz Cordell. The cast for “Robin Hood” is composed primarily of Wagner College students, professors and alums, including Brett Shuford as Robin Hood, Brent Smith as Prince John, Scott Barnhardt as Prince Arthur, Alison Marchese as Marian, Renee Marino as Raven, Brandon Riley as Jester, John Jamiel as Sheriff, Mickey Tennenbaum as King Richard, Matt Sydney as Little John, Greg Rose as Friar Tuck, Michael Dinneen as Will Scarlet, Sarah Tranchina as Janey, Jackie Mercandetti as Squirrel, Bret Radek as Runt, and Mike Damico, Deniz Cordell, Sean Fitzharris, Molly Densmore, Emily Evans and Melissa Waterbury as the Choir.For more information about “Robin Hood: A New Rock Musical,” visit the New York Musical Theater Festival ONLINE.
Free ‘Robin Hood’ readings Oct. 2September 5, 2008