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The changing face of Joan of Arc: the appropriation of Joan of Arc in twentieth-century American theatre
(University of Missouri--Kansas City, 2012-08-24)
The Changing Face of Joan of Arc: The Appropriation of Joan of Arc in Twentieth-century American Theatre shows that the evolution of Joan of Arc's image reflected the culture of each era, and illustrated the changing social roles for women...
Family Systems Theory in Chekhov’s ‘Big Four’ Plays
(University of Missouri -- Kansas City, 2018)
This thesis discusses the Bowen family systems theory and its application to character analysis and family relationships in drama. Chekhov’s plays are renowned for their psychological realism. Each character has his ...
Directing Molière: Presenting the French Master to American Audiences
This thesis examines the presentation of the plays of Molière by American directors for American audiences. How have his works been produced and reimagined by directors from his own country? What are the qualities ...
(In)Visible: performances of gay and lesbian dramatic literature on the American stage from 1910 to 1969
(University of Missouri--Kansas City, 2012-05-01)
(In)Visible: Performances of Gay and Lesbian Dramatic Literature on the American Stage from 1910 to 1969 provides a decade-by-decade analysis of plays with queer content from the 1910s to the 1960s. The aim is to chronicle the emergence of gay...
Theatre for Young America: A History
In the spring of 1974, a family of actors has recently landed in Kansas City, Missouri. Father, Gene Mackey, is working for one of the areas four professional dinner theatres and has been authorized by his employer to ...
Redating Pericles: A Re-examination of Shakespeare’s Pericles as an Elizabethan Play
Pericles's apparent inferiority to Shakespeare’s mature works raises many questions for scholars. Was Shakespeare collaborating with an inferior playwright or playwrights? Did he allow so many corrupt printed versions ...