Sherwood: The Adventures of Robin Hood

By Ken Ludwig Directed by Jessie Austrian

Merry men, Maid Marian, and much merriment

Original Music by the Red Clay Ramblers' Jack Herrick
Come along for a rip-roaring romp through Sherwood Forest with all the thrills and romance you could ever ask for! Flying arrows, clanging swords, and perilous feats of daring fill this not-so-ye-olde tale of everyone's favorite outlaw.


This fun and hilarious show is appropriate for all ages.

Please be advised: This production makes use of strobe lighting, fog, and haze.

Run Time

1 hour and 55 minutes, plus one 15-minute intermission

“Fun, frothy summer entertainment! A brightly colored, lighthearted take on the legend.”

The San Diego Union-Tribune

“Whether you relish swashbuckling adventure, amorous exploits, or good triumphing over evil, you’ll find what you’re looking for here.”

KSDS Jazz 88

Ken Ludwig’s “Sherwood: The Adventures of Robin Hood” was originally developed and produced at The Old Globe, Barry Edelstein, Artistic Director, Timothy J. Shields, Managing Director.


Ken Ludwig’s Light, Lively Take on Robin Hood Has a Moving Political Message for Today
by Byron Woods
Indy Week
September 26, 2018

PlayMakers Creates a Shining Example of “Sherwood the Adventures of Robin Hood”
by Susie Potter
Triangle Arts Review
September 24, 2018

★★★ to “Sherwood: The Adventures of Robin Hood”
by Dustin Britt
Chatham Life & Style
September 22, 2018

PlayMakers Scores a Bull’s-Eye with Ken Ludwig’s Rib-Tickling Robin Hood Comedy, “Sherwood”
by Pamela Vesper & Kurt Benrud
Triangle Review
September 21, 2018

REVIEW: “Sherwood: The Adventures of Robin Hood”
by Garrett Southerland
Talkin’ Broadway
September 20, 2018

“Sherwood” brings laughs and music to PlayMakers with a new look at Robin Hood
by A.J. Oleary
The Daily Tar Heel
September 3, 2018

‘It’s a forum for ideas’: PlayMakers’ scenic designer talks upcoming “Robin Hood” show
by Jessica Hardison
The Daily Tar Heel
September 5, 2018