Rachel Corrie and Robin Hood

Steve Dunkelberger's stage picks

By Steve Dunkelberger on April 5, 2007

Rachel Corrie

“My Name is Rachel Corrie” is a telling play about a Olympia native who traveled to the Gaza Strip to aid Palestinians in 2003 only to die at a protest when a bulldozer crushed her. Her story became headline news around the world and shed light on the struggles of the Palestinian people.

[Seattle Repertory Theatre, through April 22, $26-$40, 155 Mercer St., Seattle, 206.443.2222, www.seattlerep.org]

Men in tights

“Robin Hood — The Legend Continues,” a musical version of the man in green tights in Sherwood Forest, continues its run at Centerstage.

[Knutzen Family Theatre, through April 8 8 p.m. Friday-Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday, $8-$25, 3200 S.W. Dash Point Road, Federal Way, 253.661.1444]