The Magical Adventures of Merlin
The Magical Adventures of Merlin
Book, Music and Lyrics By Janet Yates Vogt and Mark Friedman
This re-imagined tale shares how a young Merlin meets a young, soon-to-be king, Arthur in mythical, ancient England. Will Merlin choose ultimate magical power- his lifelong dream- or friendship with Arthur and Guinevere? Will Arthur pull the sword from the stone and defeat the bewitching Morgana? Can Merlin become the greatest wizard of the land? Magical surprises provide the answers in this enchanted musical adventure.

Suggested Audience Age Range: Ages 5 and Up
Running Time: 1 Hour, No Intermission
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  • THE MAGICAL ADVENTURES OF MERLIN - Rehearsal Set
    • 15 – Libretto Vocal
    • 2 – Piano Vocal
  • THE MAGICAL ADVENTURES OF MERLIN - Libretto Vocal 10-Pack
    • 10 – Libretto Vocal

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  • THE MAGICAL ADVENTURES OF MERLIN - Pre-Production Pack
    • 10 – Libretto Vocal

Cast Requirements for The Magical Adventures of Merlin

PRINCIPALS
8 Men
5 Women

CHARACTERS
MERLIN – A wiry youth, age 18 or so, interesting looking, intelligent, eager
ARTHUR – A princely youth of about the same age as Merlin, ruddy and handsome, energetic
GUINEVERE – Beautiful, fair young woman of 16 – 18 from a royal house (Double as: TOWNSPERSON)
MORGANA LA FEY THE SORCERESS – Beautiful, evil, dark-haired woman
NIMUE LA FEY (THE LADY OF THE LAKE) – A captivating fairy-like woman (Double as: TOWNSPERSON)
KNIGHT 1 – Strong looking, armor, swords/weapons (Double as: PERSON FROZEN AT LAKE)
KNIGHT 2 – Strong looking, armor, swords/weapons (Double as: PERSON FROZEN AT LAKE)
KNIGHT 3 Strong looking, armor, swords/weapons – (Double as: PERSON FROZEN AT LAKE)
OLD MASTER SORCERER - Old sorcerer – what you would expect (Double as: TOWNSPERSON & PERSON FROZEN AT LAKE)
SORCERER’S WIFE – Old wife of the Old Master Sorcerer (Double as: TOWNSPERSON & PERSON FROZEN AT LAKE)
THE ROYAL HERALD (Male) / TOWNSPERSON / PERSON FROZEN AT LAKE
TOWNSPERSON (Male) / PERSON FROZEN AT LAKE
TOWNSPERSON (Female) / PERSON FROZEN AT LAKE

Set Requirements for The Magical Adventures of Merlin

THE MAGICAL ADVENTURES OF MERLIN take place in Medieval England, 5th or 6th Century

Scene 1: The Sword in the Stone
Scene 2: Merlin’s Classroom
Scene 3: Medieval Town Square
Scene 4: Merlin’s Classroom
Scene 5: Morgana’s Lair
Scene 6: The Forest Journey
Scene 7: Morgana’s Vision
Scene 8: Guinevere
Scene 9: The Lady of the Lake
Scene 10: Morgana Triumphs
Scene 11: Friends Betrayed
Scene 12: The Sword in the Stone

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GARFIELD and MAD LIBS join the R&H TYA Collection!
We are pleased to announce the additions of  GARFIELD, The Musical with Cattitude and Mad Libs Live! to our Theatre for Young Audiences (TYA) Collection! Read More
Theatre for Young Audiences (TYA) Now Available at R&H Theatricals
R&H Theatricals is proud to announce the launch of a new collection of titles for Young Audiences. All of the titles in the Theatre For Young Audiences (TYA) series have a run-time of approximately 60 minutes and are designed for adults to perform for an audience of children.  Read More

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©Year By R&H Theatricals. This production was videotaped by special arrangement with R&H Theatricals for archival purposes only. All Rights Reserved. WARNING: Federal law provides severe civil and criminal penalties for the unauthorized reproduction, distribution or exhibition of copyrighted motion pictures, videotapes or videodiscs. Criminal copyright infringement is investigated by the FBI and may constitute a felony with a maximum penalty of up to five years in prison and/or a $250,000.00 fine. This Video is provided to you for private, organizational and home viewing purposes only. By accepting the Video, you agree not to authorize or permit the Video to be copied, distributed, broadcast, telecast or otherwise exploited, in whole or in part, in any media now known or hereafter developed.

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