A production of Alejandro Casona's La dama del Alba

UNCG Author/Contributor (non-UNCG co-authors, if there are any, appear on document)
Isabell Doyle Reynolds (Creator)
The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG )
Web Site: http://library.uncg.edu/
Herman Middleton

Abstract: The purpose of this thesis is to analyze the script, to produce the play, and to evaluate the production of Alejandro Casona's La dama del alba. The first chapter includes the following: (l) Research of the playwright's background, (2) research of the play's background, (3) character description and analysis, and (4) a discussion of the setting. The second chapter consists of the prompt book for the production, performed in the Cultural and Educational Center, Chatham, Virginia, on May 2 and 3, 1973. Types of notations included are: (1) movement, composition and picturization, (2) tempo, (3) stage business, and (4) sound and lights. Four production photographs are included. The third and concluding chapter is the director's critical evaluation of the production- Discussed in this chapter are: (1) achievement of interpretation for the production, (2) actor-director relationships during the rehearsal period, and (3) audience reaction to the production. A program, the letter of permission from the Sociedad General de Autores de Espãna, and the review comprise the Appendix.

Additional Information

Language: English
Date: 1973
Casona, Alejandro, $d 1903-1965. $t Dama del Alba
Theater $x Production and direction

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