Document Type

Graduate Project

Date of Degree Completion

Spring 2002

Degree Name

Master of Arts (MA)


Theatre Production

Committee Chair

Brenda Hubbard

Second Committee Member

Mark Zetterberg

Third Committee Member

Michael Smith


This thesis production includes pre-production research and documentation, auditions, casting of actors, direction, and post-production evaluation of The Dalles High School's winter production of "Little Shop of Horrors." This documentation also includes analysis of the play and its origins, evaluation of the play as a production vehicle, the history of the play, research of the playwright, lyricist, and composer, and the vision the director anticipates for the production.