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2007-08 Productions

Laughing Wild

A Senior Thesis Production - Laughing Wild
This senior thesis production of Laughing Wild is directed by faculty member Kate Whoriskey, best known for her work on the plays of MacArthur “genius grant” recipient Lynn Nottage.

Miss Julie

A Senior Thesis Acting Workshop - Miss Julie
August Strindberg's controversial examination of power, sex and class will be performed using the principles of Site-Specific Theatre.


A Senior Thesis Production - Orange Woman
Part fact, part fiction, "Orange Woman, A Ballad for a Moor" imagines how Lucy Morgan, Queen Elizabeth I's favorite dancer, became Lucy Negro, the most notorious brothel keeper of Clerkenwell, London.


A Senior Thesis Production - Eurydice
On the evening of her wedding day, Eurydice tragically trips down a flight of stairs to her death. She finds herself in a land of the dead where the rules she is accustomed to no longer apply--where people communicate with the outside via letters sent through the dirt.

Hedda Gabler

A Senior Thesis Production - Hedda Gabler
Set in Norway in 1890, Ibsen's greatest play features a heroine who longs for freedom but finds herself constrained -- by the world and by her self.


Old Ship of Zion

A Senior Thesis Production - Old Ship of Zion
At Old Ship of Zion, where Columbus, Georgians have heard the word of the Lord for over a hundred years, the foundation is crumbling. Mama Gwen, the old Prophetic Deaconess, Old Ship’s spiritual anchor, is tired of making miracles for everyone else when she needs one of her own.

A Senior Thesis Production - Death and the Maiden
In an unnamed Latin American country transitioning from dictatorship to democracy, a woman tortured under the military regime unexpectedly encounters her alleged torturer in her own home.

Shakespeare's - The Winter's Tale
The Winter’s Tale shows Shakespeare, in the final stage of his theatrical career, stretching the boundaries of both tragedy and comedy to create a play unique in its form and lacerating in its exploration of the havoc that the sprites and goblins of a jealous imagination can wreak.


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