Document Type

Graduate Project

Date of Degree Completion

Summer 2010

Degree Name

Master of Arts (MA)


Theatre Production

Committee Chair

Michael J. Smith

Second Committee Member

Scott R. Robinson

Third Committee Member

Elise Forier Edie


This project entailed the selection, background research and documentation, musical analysis, casting, direction, vocal coaching, and post-production analysis of Derby High School's production of Blithe Spirit. Documentation includes research and analysis of the play, its music, and an evaluation of the play as a production vehicle for the Department of Theatre Arts at Derby High School.