Document Type

Graduate Project

Date of Degree Completion


Degree Name

Master of Arts (MA)


Theatre Production

Committee Chair

Derek Lane

Second Committee Member

Michael J. Smith

Third Committee Member

Brenda Hubbard


This project entailed the selection, background research and documentation, musical analysis, casting, direction, vocal coaching, and post-production analysis of Kentlake High School's production of Into the Woods. Documentation includes research and analysis of the play, its music, and 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 directorial vision of this production.