Document Type

Graduate Project

Date of Degree Completion

Spring 2020

Degree Name

Master of Arts (MA)


Theatre Production

Committee Chair

Emily Rollie

Second Committee Member

Patrick Dizney

Third Committee Member

Christina Barrigan


The following documentation includes the conceptualization, research, implementation, and reflection of the entire production process of THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST in February 2020. The documentation includes both character and visual production research, historical context and significance, as well as the evaluation of the play as a vehicle for speaking to the community of Moses Lake.