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.