A production of Guys and dolls based on short stories and characters by Damon Runyon

UNCG Author/Contributor (non-UNCG co-authors, if there are any, appear on document)
Emmalee Elizabeth Mishoe (Creator)
The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG )
Web Site: http://library.uncg.edu/
Kathryn England

Abstract: It is the purpose of this thesis to portray the University of North Carolina at Greensboro Taylor Theatre's production of Guys and Dolls. The first chapter is an introductory analysis of the play, including analysis of the background of the musical fable, historical considerations, and stylistic considerations. Also included is a character description and analysis, setting analysis--both for function and mood. The justification for choosing Guys and Dolls as the thesis production of the director and the interpretation chosen for the script. The second chapter is the prompt book for the production including all character blocking. The final chapter of the thesis is devoted to a critical evaluation of the production; the relationship of the pre-production analysis to the final product and actor-director relationships. Audience reaction to the production is analyzed and the director states her personal observations as to the successes and failures she achieved in the production.

Additional Information

Language: English
Date: 1977
Runyon, Damon, $d 1880-1946. $t Guys and dolls
Musicals $x Production and direction

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