Document Type


Date of Award

Summer 7-2009

Degree Name

Master of Arts (MA)


Theatre Production

First Advisor

Christina Barrigan

Second Advisor

Marc Haniuk

Third Advisor

Michael J. Smith


This project entailed the background research and documentation, assistant direction, assistant scenic design, and post-production analysis of Central Theatre Ensemble's production of Seven Brides For Seven Brothers. Documentation includes research and analysis of the play, 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.