The Jefferson Davis Players will present Ken Ludwig’s “Sherwood: The Adventures of Robin Hood” at the Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College Jefferson Davis Campus Fine Arts Theatre October 31-November 2 at 7:30 p.m. and on November 3 at 2 p.m. The production is presented by special arrangement with Samuel French, Inc., a Concord Theatricals Company.
With a cast of 14, The JD Players season will open with the swashbuckling comedy that is packed with thrills, romance, laughter and immortal characters like Little John, Friar Tuck and Maid Marian. “Sherwood: The Adventures of Robin Hood” tells the enduring story of a hero of the people who takes on the ruthless powers that be. Get ready to duck a quarterstaff or two because you won’t want to miss a moment of the swashbuckling fun! This will be a wonderful evening of entertainment for both those who are familiar with the story of Robin Hood and those who are not.
The cast are Devin Stevenson as Robin Hood; Raylen Ladner as Maid Marian; Kenny Yocom as Friar Tuck; Jeb Vonderbruegge as Little John; Bailey Smith as Deorwynn; Bau Tran as Sir Guy of Gisbourne; Alex Carrington as The Sheriff of Nottingham; and Charles Mock as Prince John. The ensemble includes Claire Milligan, Katarina Carr, Rachel Eaton, Rowdy Green, Christopher Clemens and Anthony Pyle. Lily Singleton is the understudy.
The crew are Torie Helton, stage manager; Raven Johnson, assistant stage manager; Carrie Wedgeworth, lights; Bridget Long, sound board operator; Coral Pizzetta and Elessa Harvey, set construction; and Katie Tully, Kailee Pizzetta, Tiffany McKay and Katie Tully, props/costumes crew.
The play is open to the public. Regular admission is $10. Admission for students and children (4-17) is $5. To purchase tickets, call 228.897.3931 or visit mgccc.edu/jd-players.