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The theatre lobby experience : the audience's perspective
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2010)
What meaning does the audience give to the lobby? Using the qualitative methodology grounded theory, analysis of directed interviews were collected for this study, and the following theory emerged: An audience member with ...
Knickerbockers west : how three playwrights shaped the image of the American west
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2009)
The American West has remained a compelling force in films, literature and the modern stage, but little research has been directed towards the emergence of the West on the early American stage. The three earliest plays to ...
Harmonizing with the cosmos : a critical analysis of cosmic symbolism in musical theatre
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2018)
Humankind has long possessed a fascination with the cosmos and the cosmic bodies they can see from their earthly home. Overtime humans began to associate deities with the cosmic bodies, and religions developed to explain ...
Tempting the miracle : sacred theatre, or exploring Suzuki/Viewpoints and composition in directing John Pielmeier's Agnes of God : an auto/ethnographic memoir
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2011)
In December of 2008, I directed John Pielmeier's Agnes of God as part of the University of Missouri-Columbia's academic year season. I took this opportunity to seize the moment and, through intense actor training and an ...
Connections and confluences : the personal and artistic journeys in the writing of Survival dance
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2007)
Ways in which plays are written are simultaneously known and unknown, similar and different. The writing, in general, is guided by traditions of story and theatre. Specifically, the writing is guided by the life of the ...