730 Beach Blvd E.
Resurgens Theatre Company Presents
by Ben Johnson
Wednesday, March 21, 2018 • Directed by Brent Griffin
Sponsored by the College of Arts and Letters and the Office of the Vice President for the Gulf Park Campus
4:00 P.M. – “Original Practices of the Shakespearean Theatre” (Workshop)
5:30 P.M. – “Johnson’s Satire” (Pre-Performance Talk by Dr. Christopher D. Foley, Department of English)
6:30 P.M. – Ben Johnson’s Volphone (Performance followed by Q&A)
All events are free and open to the public.
Volpone, Italian for “sly fox,” is a comedy play by English playwright Ben Jonson first produced in 1605–06. A merciless satire of greed and lust, it remains Jonson’s most-performed play, and it is ranked among the finest Jacobean era comedies.
This project is made possible by a grant from the Mississippi Humanities Council, through support from the National Endowment for the Humanities. Any views, findings, conclusions or recommendations expressed in these events do not necessarily reflect those of the National Endowment for the Humanities or the Mississippi Humanities Council.