Document Type


Date of Award

Winter 1-2003

Degree Name

Master of Arts (MA)


Theatre Production

First Advisor

George Bellah

Second Advisor

Michael J. Smith

Third Advisor

Wesley Van Tassel


This project entailed the selection, background research and documentation, musical analysis, casting, direction, vocal coaching, and post-production analysis of Clayton County Public Schools' Annual All County, All Star, Honor Musical production of Once On This Island. Documentation includes research and analysis of the play, its music, and an evaluation of the musical as a production vehicle for the department of Theatre Arts at Central Washington University. The analysis also includes a discussion as to the non-traditional directorial vision of this production.