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A director's approach to Anton Chekhov's "The Seagull".

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dc.contributor.advisor Jortner, David, 1971-
dc.contributor.author Johnson, Rebecca Susan.
dc.contributor.other Baylor University. Dept. of Theatre Arts. en
dc.date.copyright 2010-08
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2104/8036
dc.description.abstract This thesis examines the production process of the 2010 Baylor University Theatre production of Anton Chekhov's The Seagull from the perspective of the director. This production highlighted the themes of art, love, and longing for fulfillment within the play. The study is broken into five chapters providing an overview of the production process. Chapter one provides a biographical overview of Chekhov's life, a brief production history of The Seagull, and a literary review of critical material about the play. Chapter two contains a detailed analysis of The Seagull, examining the given circumstances, structure, themes, and characters of the play. Chapter three follows the conceptual and design process of the production. Chapter four details the rehearsal process of The Seagull, focusing on the director's work with actors. Finally, chapter five provides a critical reflection of the final production and an analytical discussion of the director's work throughout the process. en
dc.rights Baylor University theses are protected by copyright. They may be viewed from this source for any purpose, but reproduction or distribution in any format is prohibited without written permission. Contact librarywebmaster@baylor.edu for inquiries about permission. en
dc.subject Anton Chekhov. en
dc.subject The Seagull. en
dc.subject Directing. en
dc.subject Theatre. en
dc.title A director's approach to Anton Chekhov's "The Seagull". en
dc.type Thesis en
dc.description.degree M.F.A. en
dc.rights.accessrights Worldwide access en
dc.contributor.department Theatre Arts. en


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