Monday, 29 December
624. Performing Words: The Adaptation, Transformation, and Performance of a Literary Work on Stage
3:30–4:45 p.m., Franciscan D, Hilton
A special session
Presiding: Hilton M. Obenzinger, Stanford Univ.
1. “Staging Emily Dickinson’s ‘Soul at the White Heat,’” Amy Freed, Old Globe Theater of San Diego
2. “Melville’s Confidence-Man as Dramatic Musical,” Joseph Allen Boone, Univ. of Southern California; Robert Vorlicky, New York Univ.
3. “Bringing Mark Twain’s Is He Dead? to Life: Taking a New Play by Mark Twain from the Archives to Broadway,” Shelley Fisher Fishkin, Stanford Univ.
Respondent: Hilton M. Obenzinger