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Interactive production of "Robin Hood" opens family theatre series
Friday, November 09, 2012

"Robin Hood" by Dufflebag Theatre

The merry men (and women) of DuffleBag Theatre will bring the tale of Robin Hood to life with a few humorous twist on Friday, Nov. 16 at 7 p.m. in Marvel Theatre. This is a Kaleidoscope Family Series event.

The Kaleidoscope Family Series at SUNY Fredonia’s Rockefeller Arts Center opens its season with an interactive production of “Robin Hood” on Friday, Nov. 16 at 7 p.m. in Marvel Theatre.

The players of DuffleBag Theatre will take audience members into Sherwood Forest for an unforgettable adventure with a band of merry men (and women). Since 1992, the “Nearly World Famous” DuffleBag Theatre has become one of the most celebrated companies in North America, thanks to its interactive storytelling productions like “Robin Hood.”

Just when the audience becomes enthralled by the story, a twist is created. Selected audience members are asked to come up on stage and join in the action for a fun-filled, interactive theater experience. The unpredictable performance is a hilarious experience for all ages and a truly unique theatrical event in which the dream of being part of the story actually does come true.

This show is approximately 60 minutes long and is recommended for ages 6 through 12.

The DuffleBag players return to Rockefeller Arts Center following their recent performances of “Beauty and the Beast,” “Peter Pan” and “A Christmas Carol.” With 13 different shows in its current repertoire, DuffleBag Theatre performs more than 600 times a year across Canada, the United States and internationally. Marcus Lundgren is the artistic director and Rod Keith is the general manager.

Tickets are available through the SUNY Fredonia Ticket Office in the Williams Center, by phone at 673-3501or online at

This Kaleidoscope Family Series event is sponsored by Pucci’s Carpet One Furniture and Bedding as part of the 2012-13 Lake Shore Savings Season. The Kaleidoscope series sponsor is the Observer.

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