MERLIN: THE UNTOLD ADVENTURES at Will Geer’s Theatricum Botanicum

Bob Verini – ArtsInLA

Merlin’s adventures, “untold?” Gosh, hasn’t the saga of the windbag wizard been told a bazillion times, in books (picture and grownup), films, TV movies, and even a couple of Broadway musicals? And the thing is, he’s really such a lousy character when you come right down to it. All-knowing, all-powerful figures are almost by definition the antithesis of dramatic; a true protagonist has got to possess some central vulnerability.
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