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Generic Ensemble Company Presents 'Robin Hood: An Elegy'

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This month at the Vortex, Generic Ensemble Company presents the new original work Robin Hood: An Elegy.

The play, written by Krysta Gonzales (with portions devised by the ensemble) invokes not just the legendary folk hero Robin Hood, but also the current movement #blacklivesmatter. In this story, Robin Hood transcends space and time to experience state-sanctioned violence throughout the centuries.

For director kt shorb, dealing with such important and timely subject matter is both rewarding and heartbreaking. "It's nice to have important work," she says, "but it's hard that it... it just keeps getting more important in like the worst way possible."

See Robin Hood: An Elegy through August 22 at the Vortex.

Mike is a features producer at KUT, where he’s been working since his days as an English major at the University of Texas. He produces Arts Eclectic, Get Involved, and the Sonic ID project, and also produces videos and cartoons for KUT.org. When pressed to do so, he’ll write short paragraphs about himself in the third person, but usually prefers not to.
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