Document Type

Graduate Project

Date of Degree Completion

Spring 2013

Degree Name

Master of Arts (MA)


Theatre Production

Committee Chair

Scott Robinson

Second Committee Member

Michael J. Smith

Third Committee Member

Christina Barrigan


This project consists of the selection, background research and documentation, casting, direction,vocal coaching, and post-production analysis of Weber High School's production of Stephen Schwartz's Children of Eden. Documentation included 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.