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THE HEART OF ROBIN HOOD Shoots First Arrows Tonight at The Wallis Photo THE HEART OF ROBIN HOOD Shoots First Arrows Tonight at The Wallis
by BWW News Desk - Nov 29, 2017

The Heart of Robin Hood, a heart-pounding, eye-popping new adventure directed by Gisli rn Gardarsson and Selma Bj rnsd ttir from Iceland's innovative theater company Vesturport and the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts (The Wallis) starts first performance previews tonight, November 29, with an opening night set for Friday, December 1, and continues through Sunday, December 17.

The Wallis and Vesturport presents THE HEART OF ROBIN HOOD Photo The Wallis and Vesturport presents THE HEART OF ROBIN HOOD
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 10, 2017

The classic tale of the world's most infamous outlaw goes rogue in The Heart of Robin Hood, a heart-pounding, eye-popping new adventure directed by Gisli rn Gardarsson and Selma Bj rnsd ttir from Iceland's innovative theater company Vesturport and the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts (The Wallis). Robin Hood and his unmerry gang of cutthroats steal from the rich, but it never occurs to them to give back.

2015 BroadwayWorld Toronto Award Winners Announced
by Alan Henry - Jan 18, 2016

Votes are cast; polls are closed; and results have been tabulated! This was our biggest year yet! After a record number of voters in more than 70 regions worldwide, I am very excited to announce the 2015 BroadwayWorld Toronto Award winners! Thanks to all who voted, and huge congratulations to all the winners!

2015 BroadwayWorld Toronto Awards - Last Week to Vote!
by BWW Special Coverage - Dec 24, 2015

Happy Holidays! It's the last week to vote for the 2015 BroadwayWorld Toronto Regional Awards! Check out the latest live stats as of December 18. Nominations were reader-submitted and after the nomination period ended, BroadwayWorld's local editors proofed the list for eligibility and errors. Voting runs through December 31!

2015 BroadwayWorld Toronto Awards Update - Jake Epstein, AJ Bridel Lead!
by BWW Special Coverage - Dec 18, 2015

Time is running out to vote for the 2015 BroadwayWorld Toronto Regional Awards! Check out the latest live stats as of December 18. Nominations were reader-submitted and after the nomination period ended, BroadwayWorld's local editors proofed the list for eligibility and errors. Voting runs through December 31!

2015 BroadwayWorld Toronto Awards Update - KINKY BOOTS is Kicking It!
by BWW Special Coverage - Dec 11, 2015

Voting is fully underway for the 2015 BroadwayWorld Toronto Regional Awards! Check out the latest live stats as of December 11. Nominations were reader-submitted and after the nomination period ended, BroadwayWorld's local editors proofed the list for eligibility and errors. Voting runs through December 31.

2015 BroadwayWorld Toronto Awards Update - KINKY BOOTS Winning Big!
by BWW Special Coverage - Dec 4, 2015

Voting has opened for the 2015 BroadwayWorld Toronto Regional Awards! Check out the latest live stats as of November 27th. Nominations were reader-submitted and after the nomination period ended, BroadwayWorld's local editors proofed the list for eligibility and errors. Voting runs through December 31.

BWW Review: Broadway-Bound THE HEART OF ROBIN HOOD Opens To Great Fanfare in Toronto
by Alan Henry - Jan 15, 2015

The Toronto production of 'The Heart of Robin Hood' opened to great fanfare yesterday evening at The Royal Alexandra Theatre in Toronto. The audience leapt to its feet at curtain call to cheer on the cast - and it was well deserved. 'The Heart of Robin Hood' is a great, feel-good night out at the theatre - with a fun twist on the story you probably already know and love.

THE HEART OF ROBIN HOOD Announces Partnership with Forest Ontario
by Tyler Peterson - Dec 9, 2014

Everyone knows Robin Hood lived in Sherwood Forest, a pristine wonderland of nature, including giant oak trees. When the new stage production THE HEART OF ROBIN HOOD begins performances on December 23rd at the Royal Alexandra Theatre, Sherwood Forest will be represented on stage in a verdant and magical setting by the celebrated designer Borkur Jonsson.

ALL THE WAY, PIPPIN & More Nominated for 2014 IRNE Awards
by Nicole Rosky - Feb 25, 2014

The Nominating Committee of the Independent Reviewers of New England has just announced nominees for the 2014 IRNE Awards. The Independent Reviewers of New England (IRNE) Awards, founded by Beverly Creasey of the Journal Newspapers and Larry Stark of TheaterMirror in 1997, recognize the extraordinary wealth of talent in the Boston theatre community.

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STAGE TUBE: Audience Reactions to A.R.T.'s THE HEART OF ROBIN HOOD
by Stage Tube - Dec 19, 2013

The American Repertory Theater (A.R.T.) at Harvard University, under the Artistic Direction of Diane Paulus, present the second production of the 2013/14 Season: David Farr's The Heart of Robin Hood, directed by Gisli √Ėrn Gardarsson, now playing at the Loeb Drama Center, Cambridge. The production runs through Sunday, January 19, 2014. Check out what the audiences had to say about opening night!