THE ROBBER BRIDEGROOM

Photo by Jess Hunter

An irreverent, jubilant musical comedy based on the short story by Eudora Welty, The Robber Bridegroom is the Southern-fried Robin Hood tale of Jamie Lockhart, a dangerous, handsome, backwoods rogue who’s a gentleman by day and bandit by night. When he falls for Rosamund, the beautiful daughter of a wealthy planter, his world is turned upside down. Throw in an evil stepmother intent on Rosamund's demise, her pea-brained henchman and a hostile talking head-in-a-trunk, and you have a rollicking, foot-stomping country romp.

​This rousing, bawdy Southern fairytale has a book and lyrics by Alfred Uhry, the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Driving Miss Daisy. The score, by Robert Waldman, is one of the only genuine bluegrass scores ever heard in a Broadway musical. Since opening on Broadway in 1975, The Robber Bridegroom has gone on to become a regional favorite and was recently seen in an acclaimed off-Broadway revival.

Thursday-Sunday,

March 23-26

Evenings at 8pm

Matinees at 2pm

Horseshoe Theater

LAVC

Tickets $15-$20

© 2014 by LAVC THEATRE ARTS.

Photographs by Richard Michael Johnson and others.
 

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