Auditions This Week for 'The Somewhat True Tale of Robin Hood'

A cast of eight men and six women is sought for "The Somewhat True Tale of Robin Hood," a community theater production set for show dates in May.


Auditions for the 2013 Plant City Entertainment production of The Somewhat True Tale of Robin Hood are set to begin 7 p.m. Feb. 25 and 26 at the Plant City Theatre at 101 North Thomas St. in Plant City.

Call-back auditions for a cast of eight men and six women are scheduled for Feb. 28.

The comedy by Mary Lynn Dobson, published by Dramatic Publishing, is under the direction of Plant City Entertainment veteran Tyler Hollis and his wife, Angela.

Show dates are May 3-4 and 9-11 at 8 p.m. There is a Sunday matinee, May 5, at 2 p.m.


Synopsis Of The Somewhat True Tale of Robin Hood

It sure is hard to be humble when you're a swashbuckling, egocentric super-hero. But our gallant guy-in-green tries his best as he swaggers through The Somewhat True Tale of Robin Hood, a frantically funny, Monty Pythonesque retelling of the classic. This time around, the legendary legend, in his never-ending quest to aid the needy, encounters a lovely damsel-in-distress (oddly obsessed with skin conditions); an ever-scheming sheriff who would rather bowl a strike than hit a bull's-eye; a gold-hoarding, bad-guy monarch wannabe; and a good-natured "Town's Guy" who manages to make his way into every scene, whether he belongs there or not. Combine them with an expandable band of spoon-wielding Merry Men whose collective IQs equal six, and you've got an irreverent jaunt through Sherwood Forest you won't soon forget!



Angela Hollis March 06, 2013 at 01:54 AM
Thanks Linda! We have an awesome cast and we're still looking for a few more people who would like to be involved, on or off stage. -Angela


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