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The Coterie Theatre’s Transition from Children’s Theatre to Multigenerational Theatre: 1991-2014
The programming of The Coterie Theatre of Kansas City, Missouri, under Artistic Director Jeff Church, was studied from September 1990 to August 2014. The works researched included world, commissioned and American premieres ...
A drama in two acts, Bloodlines centers upon a traditional farm family in Iowa, several years in the future. The climate has changed, and though they struggle to maintain the centuries-old family home and traditions ...
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 ...
A Gathering of Voices: Storytelling with Nilo Cruz and Students in the Urban Core
“A Gathering of Voices: Storytelling with Nilo Cruz and Students in the Urban Core” examines the importance of storytelling and the impact it can have in our lives through theatre, literature, and our own context and ...
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 ...