Session Title

Rowley's Birth of Merlin (A Performance)

Sponsoring Organization(s)

Arthuriana

Organizer Name

J. Case Tompkins

Organizer Affiliation

Purdue Univ.

Presider Name

Trey Gorden

Presider Affiliation

Purdue Univ.

Paper Title 1

Draper

Presenter 1 Name

Joanna E. Benskin

Presenter 1 Affiliation

Purdue Univ.

Paper Title 2

Production Assistant

Presenter 2 Name

Heather Wicks

Presenter 2 Affiliation

Purdue Univ.

Paper Title 3

Production Assistant

Presenter 3 Name

Karen Feiner

Presenter 3 Affiliation

Purdue Univ.

Paper Title 4

Production Assistant

Presenter 4 Name

Bryan D. Nakawaki

Presenter 4 Affiliation

Purdue Univ.

Paper Title 5

Production Assistant

Presenter 5 Name

Erin Kissick

Presenter 5 Affiliation

Purdue Univ.

Paper Title 6

Production Assistant

Presenter 6 Name

Justin Lynn Barker

Presenter 6 Affiliation

Purdue Univ.

Paper Title 7

Production Assistant

Presenter 7 Name

Reme Bohlin

Presenter 7 Affiliation

Purdue Univ.

Start Date

11-5-2013 6:30 PM

Session Location

Valley I 106

Description

Arthuriana presents a full stage performance of William Rowley's The Birth of Merlin, or The Child Hath Found His Father. This Jacobean play, first performed in 1622 depicts the origin of the wizard Merlin and the beginnings of the Arthurian legend with a comic tone and a free interpretation of England's most legendary figures. Rich with magic and intrigue, this play offers a chance to see medieval romance through a seventeenth-century lens.

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May 11th, 6:30 PM

Rowley's Birth of Merlin (A Performance)

Valley I 106

Arthuriana presents a full stage performance of William Rowley's The Birth of Merlin, or The Child Hath Found His Father. This Jacobean play, first performed in 1622 depicts the origin of the wizard Merlin and the beginnings of the Arthurian legend with a comic tone and a free interpretation of England's most legendary figures. Rich with magic and intrigue, this play offers a chance to see medieval romance through a seventeenth-century lens.