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Ai Mai: A Play in II Acts
I wanted to find a way to combine my interests with my SIP. I am a theatre major and a Japanese minor and I feel that writing a play about Japan and Japanese culture is an excellent way to bring the two together. My love ...
From "This was Hard to Write" to "Au Revoir Renee": My Struggle to Find the Right Words
The following is my research of solo performance as well as my process of writing my own one-man show. I will begin by looking briefly at the history of solo performance, citing examples I have read about in theatre ...
Creating a String of Words: Processing "When Kid Is Only Metaphor"
On the following pages are written the questions that arose when trying to move from idea to goal. These questions all needed answers, which they found, and these answers resulted in the play When Kid Is Only Metaphor. ...
Tall Telling : Paul Bunyan, Adaptation, and New Play Development
The author discusses how her study of oral tradition in Kenya inspired a play adapting the North American legend of Paul Bunyan for the theatre. Three drafts of the play are included.
This House is Not a Home : a Playwrighting SIP
The author describes the process of transforming her own family story into a play about a young man struggling with anger toward his suicidal depressed mother and how he is able to resolve his feelings in therapy.
Between the Stacks : a Playwriting Project
The author describes the development of her play, Between the Stacks, which explores the theme of mixed faith dating and marriage, including her research into Hinduism and Judaism.
Fine: A Study-Abroad Play & Project
I have elected to stylize this element of the playwriting project - the write-up - in a manner that suits the project as a whole, is true to the work, & serves the play so far as the process behind its creation needs to ...
If I Could Make a Difference
I chose to write a musical because I wanted to express my belief and confidence in today's musical comedy. I believe this form of theatre does have the potential to communicate with people on as serious a level as does ...
Why I Live at the P.O.; A Dramatization in One-Act of a Short Story by Eudora Welty
Several years ago, I read Eudora Welty's "Why I Live at the P.O.", a story so vivid and so full of life that it has excited my thoughts ever since. With my theatrical imagination running rampant, I have dearly wished to ...
In the King's Rose Garden
This is not a play. This is a manuscript. Its destination is unknown; its outcome uncertain. Plays are finished through performance. Some plays such as 'Hamlet' are finished a thousand times a year all over the world, ...